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Front of the Class (2008)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  7 December 2008 (USA)
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After being challenged by Tourette's syndrome from a very young age, Brad Cohen defies all odds to become a gifted teacher. As Cohen grows up, he must face friends and classmates who don't ... See full summary »

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Brad Cohen (as Jimmy Wolk)
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Norman Cohen
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Diane
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After being challenged by Tourette's syndrome from a very young age, Brad Cohen defies all odds to become a gifted teacher. As Cohen grows up, he must face friends and classmates who don't realize that he sometimes cannot control his outbursts and a father who seems unwilling to accept his son's condition. Written by Hallmark Movie Channel

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Hallmark Hall of Fame: Front of the Class (#58.1)  »

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The first of the 'Hallmark Hall of Fame' movies to air in HD widescreen. See more »

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Brad Cohen: I get that look a lot, but I never let it get to me.
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Edited into Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951) See more »

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Written by: Scott Nickoley, Jamie Dunlap, and Stephen Lang
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Very well done movie
31 May 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was looking for other movies that Dominic Scott Kay had done and stumbled on this one and I bought it and then I remembered seeing advertisement for its airing, but sadly never watched it.

This was the best movie I have ever seen and have never heard of Tourett's Syndrome. the acting was superb from everyone even to the little kids. Jimmy was great and really looks like an older Dominic. We loved Dominic in the Santa movies and on NCIS as the boy scout.

I will only support the Tourette cause, I hope the real Brad Cohen stays happy and is a true role model for anyone with disabilities.

I hope you will do a follow-up movie. I would like to see more from Jimmy and of course Dominic.


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