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Half Nelson

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7.2/10
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79/100
Drama Rated: 18+ (R)20061h 47mOn: HBO MAX HBO Hoopla 
Tags: High School Prison Teacher Country: America

Despite his dedication to the junior-high students who fill his classroom, idealistic teacher Dan Dunne leads a secret life of addiction that the majority of his students will never know. But things change when a troubled student Drey makes a startling discovery of his secret life, causing a tenuous bond between the two that could either end disastrously or provide a catalyst of hope.Half Nelson featuring Ryan Gosling and Shareeka Epps is streaming with subscription on HBO MAX, streaming on HBO, streaming with subscription on Hoopla, and 5 others. It's a drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.2 (83,562 votes) and was very well received by critics.

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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, HBO, Hoopla & 1 other).

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Available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play, Microsoft & 1 other).

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#1,742 Ranked Movie

#33 Ranked in Teacher Movies

#125 Ranked in Movies on HBO

#1169 Ranked in Drama Movies

Half Nelson has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.2 (83,562 votes) and was very well received by critics. The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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