MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 9,868 this week

The Sheldon Kennedy Story (1999)

6.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.7/10 from 88 users  
Reviews: 5 user

Alberta (Canada) rural farm-boy Sheldon Kennedy feels abused by dad when punished for poor performances compared to big brother Troy. Being recruited for professional ice-hockey at age 14 ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

What to Watch: "Mad Men"

In the latest installment of "What to Watch", IMDb's TV Editor Melanie McFarland chats with "Mad Men" stars Jon Hamm, January Jones, John Slattery, and series creator Matthew Weiner about the drama's extraordinary legacy, as AMC prepares to air its final seven episodes.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1027 titles
created 14 Dec 2011
 
a list of 1001 titles
created 22 Apr 2013
 
a list of 3752 titles
created 02 Oct 2013
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Sheldon Kennedy Story (TV Movie 1999)

The Sheldon Kennedy Story (TV Movie 1999) on IMDb 6.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Sheldon Kennedy Story.
2 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A husband and wife and their youngest son are murdered in this true story. Their two other sons are left to cope with their loss, but the local sherrif begins to suspect that one of the ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Thomson
Stars: John Corbett, Jonathan Scarfe, Maya McLaughlin
Thule (2011)
Short | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

In 1962, a group of young men, stationed at a remote Air Force base, band together to undergo a dangerous mission to retrieve mail lost in the frozen landscape of Greenland.

Director: Robert Scott Wildes
Stars: Chris Marquette, Noel Fisher, Scott Eastwood
Commerce (2011)
Short | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A spiraling compulsion threatens to alienate a businessman, Ken, from his family and leads to a chance meeting on an LA City bus that could save or destroy him as he journey's to the City ... See full summary »

Director: Lisa Robertson
Stars: Joel Gretsch, Annabeth Gish, Noel Fisher
Ratz (TV Movie 2000)
Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Director: Thom Eberhardt
Stars: Kathy Baker, Ron Silver, Jake Seeley
The Girl Next Door II (TV Movie 1998)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

There's someone peeping through windows so Arthur has been asked to watch the neighbour's eighteen year old daughter while her parents are away. Soon their mutual attraction develops into ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Till
Stars: Henry Czerny, Polly Shannon, Simon MacCorkindale
The Riches (2007–2008)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A family of crooks assume the identity of an upper-middle-class suburban clan in the Deep South.

Stars: Eddie Izzard, Minnie Driver, Shannon Woodward
Red (2008)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A reclusive man sets out for justice and redemption when three troublesome teens kill his dog for no good reason.

Directors: Trygve Allister Diesen, Lucky McKee
Stars: Brian Cox, Noel Fisher, Kyle Gallner
The Booth at the End (TV Series 2011)
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Everyone wants something. There is a mysterious figure who sits in the booth at the end, who you make a deal with to get what you want. You do the task or you don't - that is up to you, but... See full summary »

Stars: Xander Berkeley, Jennifer Del Rosario, Jenni Blong
I Was a Teenage Faust (TV Movie 2002)
Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

15 year old Brendan Willy hates himself for being un-cool when he falls in love with the girl of his dreams. Enter Mr. Five, a no good tempter from hell, which in his last attempt to ... See full summary »

Director: Thom Eberhardt
Stars: Robert Townsend, Josh Zuckerman, Stuart Margolin
The Wrong Girl (TV Movie 1999)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A boy brings home his new girlfriend. However, Mom is sure that something isn't right about her, which starts a fight with her son. And then everything takes a deadly turn for the worst.

Director: David Jackson
Stars: Barbara Mandrell, Jonathan Scarfe, Zoe McLellan
100 Days in the Jungle (TV Movie 2002)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

100 Days in the Jungle tells the amazing true story of Canadian oil workers who were kidnapped by Colombian rebels and marched through the Ecuadorian jungle for 100 days.

Director: Sturla Gunnarsson
Stars: Michael Riley, Aidan Devine, Jonathan Scarfe
White Lies (TV Movie 1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

How can a smart middle class girl suddenly turn into a devoted right wing debater? That's what happens with Catherine when she meets the charismatic leaders of the neo-nazi organization NIM.

Director: Kari Skogland
Stars: Sarah Polley, Tanya Allen, Jonathan Scarfe
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Jana
Robert Wisden ...
Graham James
...
...
Mel Kennedy
...
Shirley Kennedy
...
Troy Kennedy
Edanna Andrews ...
Sherry Kennedy
Jack Ackroyd ...
Verlin Sawchuk
David Chapman ...
Don Smythe
Paul Coeur ...
Bill Dutton
Paul Dunphy ...
Ron Kirby
...
Mark
Darren Lucas ...
Brad
...
Darryl
Edit

Storyline

Alberta (Canada) rural farm-boy Sheldon Kennedy feels abused by dad when punished for poor performances compared to big brother Troy. Being recruited for professional ice-hockey at age 14 seems an ideal way out, straight to a party animal's good life. Yet after a Vegas marriage with Jana and hearing she's pregnant, Sheldon breaks down and tells her what's been eating at him for years: coach Graham James, who arranged for him to be transferred each time James was, sexually abused Sheldon, who fears to be laughed away as a queer and lose his only career avenue if he goes public. Written by KGF Vissers

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Biography | Drama | Sport

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

3 October 1999 (Canada)  »

Also Known As:

Un rêve abîmé  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
praise
14 September 1999 | by (Calgary, AB) – See all my reviews

I was an extra in this movie and must say how wonderful and professional the cast and crew were. The movie, in and of its self, is an excellent chronicle of Sheldon Kennedy's life so far.


1 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
DVD/video? blackjack213
No Theo? Punka182
Discuss The Sheldon Kennedy Story (1999) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?