Fighting the Odds: The Marilyn Gambrell Story

  • TV-14

A former parole officer (Jami Gertz) offers support and motivation to Houston high-school students whose parents are incarcerated. The fact-based drama, while overly preachy, delivers a bevy of strong performances by the relatively unknown actors playing the at-risk kids. Ernie Hudson. Cody: Stacy Meadows Jr. Lisa: Sicily Sewell. Jamal: Trent Cameron. D (more…)

Where to Watch

Available to Stream

  • Watch on

Premise

A former parole officer (Jami Gertz) offers support and motivation to Houston high-school students whose parents are incarcerated. The fact-based drama, while overly preachy, delivers a bevy of strong performances by the relatively unknown actors playing the at-risk kids. Ernie Hudson. Cody: Stacy Meadows Jr. Lisa: Sicily Sewell. Jamal: Trent Cameron. Darnell: Edwin Hodge. Vanessa: Regina Nehy. Ed Rivera: Zak Santiago. Reginald Spivey: Eugene Clark. Andy Wolk directed.

Cast

Credits

Screenwriter (2 Credits)
Producer (3 Credits)
Executive Producer (2 Credits)
Editor (1 Credit)
Cinematographer (1 Credit)

The Best Kids' Movies on Netflix

Our gift to all you harried parents: hours of peace and quiet.

25 Great 2000s Movies to Stream Right Now

From Crouching Tiger to No Country

My News

Sign up and add shows to get the latest updates about your favorite shows - Start Now