MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 2,725 this week

Special Ed (2005)

 -  Drama  -  20 January 2006 (Brazil)
7.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.1/10 from 129 users  
Reviews: 5 user

Dr. David Edwards is a cancer specialist, and his life is his work. His only friend is Lou Rosen, 73. Lou is also David's patient, but at his age, chances are grim. Still, everyone deserves... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 4211 titles
created 31 Jul 2012
 
a list of 82 titles
created 08 Dec 2012
 
a list of 111 titles
created 02 Mar 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Special Ed" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Special Ed (2005)

Special Ed (2005) on IMDb 7.1/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Special Ed.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Romance | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A painter who finds success (and true love) after a pickpocket steals one of his works, gives it a false authorship and promotes the imaginary artist to instant success so he can cash in on his ill-gotten gains.

Director: P.J. Posner
Stars: Chris Eigeman, Jamie Harris, Connie Britton
Escape Clause (TV Movie 1996)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A man finds out from a would be killer that his wife has paid $10,000 to have him killed. But is this mysterious man telling the truth? When both the killer and the wife turn up dead, ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Trenchard-Smith
Stars: Andrew McCarthy, Paul Sorvino, Connie Britton
One Eyed King (2001)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Residents of Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen attempt to balance family and friendship against the harsh street life that unfolds around them.

Director: Robert Moresco
Stars: William Baldwin, Dash Mihok, Justin Bradley
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

The American oil company KIC Corporation is building an ice road to explore the remote Northern Arctic National Wildlife Refuge seeking energy independence. Independent environmentalists ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Fessenden
Stars: Ron Perlman, James Le Gros, Connie Britton
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The adult siblings of the Fitzgerald family prepare for their estranged father to return home for Christmas for the first time since he walked out on his family 20 years ago.

Director: Edward Burns
Stars: Kerry Bishé, Connie Britton, Edward Burns
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A high school baseball coach (Krumholtz) and a down-on-his-luck private investigator (Burns) form a bond as they scour New York City for the coach's wife, who's run away with a second-rate ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Burns
Stars: Max Baker, Connie Britton, Edward Burns
Shelter II (2007)
Drama | Romance | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

When his college dreams are sidelined by family obligations, a young man finds comfort in surfing with his best friend's brother.

Director: Jonah Markowitz
Stars: Trevor Wright, Brad Rowe, Tina Holmes
Hunted I (2014)
Action

"Expendables" meets the "A-Team" in this full throttle action film, where a group of skilled mercenaries find themselves betrayed by the US government and are forced to fight their way out ... See full summary »

Director: Mitch Gould
Stars: Louis Mandylor, Dominique Swain, Natassia Malthe
Dadnapped (TV Movie 2009)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Melissa has a bad case of sibling rivalry, only her competition is a fictional character in her father's best-selling novel about a teenage super spy. When her father is "dadnapped" by a ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Hoen
Stars: Emily Osment, David Henrie, Jason Earles
Conception (2011)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A comedy that follows nine very different couples on the night they conceive, showing that sex can sometimes be more neurotic than erotic.

Director: Josh Stolberg
Stars: Pamela Adlon, David Arquette, Aaron Ashmore
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Director: Robert Nuñez
Stars: Jason Earles, Angela Little, Rachel Veltri
Table 6 (2004)
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Moving in reverse, the courses of a meal represent the different stages of relationships.

Director: Jason Aaron Goldberg
Stars: Marina Coffee, Joel Haskel Cohen, Tatum De Roeck
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
David
...
Sonny
...
Lou
...
Abi
...
Mitch
...
Nurse Randy
...
Dr. Davis
...
Meghan
...
Meghan's mom
Justine Slater ...
Mary Beth
...
Young David
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Erika Bruun-Andersen ...
Bartender
...
Donald
...
David's Dad
Brooke Flamion ...
Prom Girl
Edit

Storyline

Dr. David Edwards is a cancer specialist, and his life is his work. His only friend is Lou Rosen, 73. Lou is also David's patient, but at his age, chances are grim. Still, everyone deserves a chance, or at least that's what David thought before Sonny Collins walked into his office. On paper, Sonny looked ideal for his experimental trial: early forties with an inoperable baseball-sized tumor in his lung. But his file didn't say anything about his attitude: crass, crude, and indignant. Would the doctor who's famous for giving even the most gravely ill patient a chance, turn this man away simply because he has a bad attitude? Or is there some other reason? Sometimes healing has nothing to do with medicine. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

character name in title | See All (1) »

Taglines:

Sometimes healing has nothing to do with medicine.

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

20 January 2006 (Brazil)  »

Also Known As:

Salvando Vidas  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Budget:

$250,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
good movie
29 July 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I really liked this movie. The idea is not super original by any means, but I think the performances made it seem refreshing. I thought that all of the actors played their parts well, especially DW Moffett. He made me cringe with annoyance and feel bad for him, which is no easy feat.

I thought the storyline moved at a nice pace, but I feel that this film would have been improved by fleshing out more the relationship between Sonny and his son. I think that Trevor Wright is a great actor and that his talents were a little wasted in his small part.

For a first time feature for Mr. Phelps, I say congratulations as this film was very good and he really directed the performers well and wrote a script that is true to life. Well Done!


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

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Loved this film christideal-1
Discuss Special Ed (2005) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?