Local Hero

7.5

Local Hero

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Cast Open full cast

Burt Lancaster

Felix Happer

Peter Riegert

Mac

Fulton Mackay

Ben

Denis Lawson

Urquhart

Storyline

Oil billionaire Happer sends Mac to a remote Scotish villiage to secure the property rights for an oil refinery they want to build. Mac teams up with Danny and starts the negotiations, the locals are keen to get their hands on the 'Silver Dollar' and can't believe their luck. However a local hermit and beach scavenger, Ben Knox, lives in a shack on the crucial beach which he also owns. Happer is more interested in the Northern Lights and Danny in a surreal girl with ... more


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rooster

Karma132707

Grade

C+

Thx23 October 2016

for comments.

Nugget

Karma10822

Grade

C+

quite boring10 April 2015

lovely scenery but what a boring movie

Fellinifan

Karma35938

Grade

A+

Classic film AND it has Burt Lancaster16 May 2012

One of the best theme tunes ever in a film, and shot in a beautiful town in Scotland (making their fortune also). Great plot, great acting, great entertainment.

Lizzy

Karma1298190

Grade

B+

I cant fathom parting with my money to see it despite the good reviews.24 February 2012

I cant fathom parting with my money to see it despite the good reviews.

Mad About Movies

Karma1317540

Grade

A+

thanks30 January 2012

This has good reviews, I just cant fathom parting with my money to see it.

Lizzy

Karma1298190

Grade

C+

Thanks for that comment good to know28 April 2011

Thanks for that comment good to know

Mad About Movies

Karma1317540

Grade

C+

thanks28 March 2011

Thanks for commenting, helps us to know if we should check it out.

type casting

Karma159850

Grade

A+

They don't make them like they use to.08 February 2011

Charming movie about an American oil company trying to buy a Scottish village to build a refinery. Riegert is the company rep sent to negotiate the purchase. Lancaster is a delight as the company boss who is far more interested in astronomy than his company. The story unfolds leisurely as we get... more

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