a special education teacher, helps his students, & trains them, & looks for ways to take them to where they are dreaming to go, space camp!


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Tyrin Niles Wyche ...
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Peter ten Brink ...
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Immense faith of a special education teacher in the abilities of his students realize a dream that remains a dream for quite a many. Being the first special education team to attend the NASA's prestigious space camp program, Mike and his class reminds us of the remarkable power of the human spirit. Written by Thejus Joseph Jose

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A special education teacher, his class, and their inspiring journey through U.S. space camp







Release Date:

29 January 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Pour le sourire d'un enfant  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

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Jerry Bruckheimer once held the rights to produce this as a feature film. See more »


During the campfire scene, it shows the constellation Orion in the sky, with the crescent Moon. The Moon would never be in that constellation. See more »

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Inspirational and Entertaining!
30 January 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A Smile as Big as the Moon is truly an inspirational, entertaining and thought provoking movie. If you've ever felt different or not-quite-good-enough, you might relate to the challenges this group of kids endure on a daily basis, and you'll be touched by the leaps and bounds achievable with a big imagination and a big heart. This film has a great cast of young actors that do an incredible job of portraying the successes attainable through teamwork, friendship, dedication and a sense of self worth.

I watched this movie twice in two days, once with my husband and the other time with my daughter. There are a lot of great lessons to be learned and shared. I highly recommend this movie.

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