I Am Sam

A maximum tearjerker that adroitly uses the undisguised emotions of the mentally challenged to tell a clear, stripped-down story about the love between a father and his child. That this film's emotionally manipulative premise and an often-contrived screenplay manage to succeed as powerful drama is due mostly to a pair of unflinchingly honest performances...read more

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Original trailer for director Jessie Nelson s I Am Sam, 2001, with Michelle Pfeiffer and Academy Award-nominated Sean Penn in the title role.

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Thu Jul 25 8:00am
I Am Sam HBO2

A mentally challenged man fights for custody of his daughter when the state tries to place her in a foster home. An ambitious lawyer takes the case and gradually comes to care for her client and his daughter.

Sun Jul 28 6:00am
I Am Sam HBO2

A mentally challenged man fights for custody of his daughter when the state tries to place her in a foster home. An ambitious lawyer takes the case and gradually comes to care for her client and his daughter.

Fri Aug 2 7:30am
I Am Sam HBO

A mentally challenged man fights for custody of his daughter when the state tries to place her in a foster home. An ambitious lawyer takes the case and gradually comes to care for her client and his daughter.

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