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I Am Sam

2001 Rated PG-13 2hr 14m

After fathering a child with a homeless woman, Sam (Sean Penn) -- a grown man with the mental capacity of a 7-year-old -- raises the baby himself until an incident at a birthday party finds the Child Protective Services deeming him an unfit guardian. With the help of yuppie lawyer Michelle Pfeiffer, Sam attempts to regain custody of his daughter and prove that, despite his handicap, he's a truly loving father.

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Movie Details

2002 Academy Award®
Adult language
Common Sense rating OK for kids 14+
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; trailer; deleted and alternate footage with optional commentary; full-length commentary by director-co-screenwriter Jessie Nelson; original documentary "Becoming Sam"; DVD-ROM features.