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Half Nelson

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Drama Independent Rated: 18+ (R)20061h 47mOn: Rent or Buy Only Tags: High School Prison Teacher 
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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 not currently available to stream, rent, or buy but you can add it to your want to see list for updates. It's a drama and independent movie with a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 90% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.2 (81,690 votes).

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#2,162 Ranked Movie

#40 Ranked in Teacher Movies

#40 Ranked in Independent Movies

#457 Ranked in Movies on Prime Video

Half Nelson has a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 90% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.2 (81,690 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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