Released Date
August 11, 2006
Distributor
THINKFilm
Genre
Drama
Rating
R
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$2,697,938 + $1,962,543 = $4,660,481
40

Ryan Gosling

as Dan Dunne

43

Anthony Mackie

as Frank

59

Denis O'Hare

as Jimbo

About Half Nelson

An inner-city junior high school teacher with a drug habit forms an unlikely friendship with one of his students after she discovers his secret.

About

An inner-city junior high school teacher and one of his students form an unlikely bond after the student discovers the teacher's drug habit. Ryan Gosling earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor for his portrayal of the teacher.

Trivia

The film was scored by Canadian supergroup Broken Social Scene, and had its premiere at Sundance Film Festival.