R | | Drama
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.
The film's title "Half Nelson" refers to a wrestling hold in which one arm is passed under the opponent's arm from behind to the back of the neck.
Second chances are rare, man. You ought to take better advantage of them.
$53,983 (USA) (13 August 2006)
$2,694,973 (USA) (10 December 2006)
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