Half Nelson Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 969

Average Rating: 3/4

# of Ratings: 121

Theatrical Release Date: 08/11/2006

Language: English

Genre: Drama

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Ryan Fleck

Actors: Ryan Gosling, Shareeka Epps, Karen Chilton, Monique Curnen, Anthony Mackie, Nathan Corbett

Plot: A great teacher is caught in a life of drug addiction while one young girl he teaches becomes his only friend and goes through drug problems of a different kind.

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Rating of
3.5/4

Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/19/2019

A rewarding, convention breaking, and often painful drama following a teacher and student.

Rating of
3.5/4

mitchellyoung - wrote on 11/01/2011

This is a quiet film that shows two characters trying to figure out how to get out of their relative destructive patterns. Ryan Gosling is magnificent, giving a quiet and thoughtful portrayal of a young, but washed-up teacher. I wasn't in love with the ending, which may be a little too perfect, but the film has some great and moving scenes.

Rating of
0.5/4

dukeakasmudge - wrote on 09/26/2011

NOT good at all

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