I Am Sam (2001)
poster I Am Sam
IMDb Rating:
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7.6/10 (136600 votes)

Country:United States, 132 minutes

Spoken Languages:English

Genre(s):Drama

Director(s):Jessie Nelson

Video Codec:Unknown

Number: 1910

Storyline:
Sam Dawson has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old. He works at a Starbucks and is obsessed with the Beatles. He has a daughter with a homeless woman; she abandons them as soon as they leave the hospital. He names his daughter Lucy Diamond (after the Beatles song) and raises her. But as she reaches age 7 herself, Sam's limitations start to become a problem at school; she's intentionally holding back to avoid looking smarter than him. The authorities take her away and Sam shames high-priced lawyer Rita Harrison into taking his case pro bono. In the process, he teaches her a great deal about love and whether it's really all you need.

Cast:
Sean Penn (as Sam Dawson), Michelle Pfeiffer (as Rita), Dakota Fanning (as Lucy), Dianne Wiest (as Annie), Loretta Devine (as Margaret Calgrove)

Medium: Media file,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1