6.7/10
384
5 user 2 critic

Raising Izzie (2012)

Not Rated | | Drama, Family | TV Movie 21 July 2012
The touching story of two orphaned sisters and the caring teacher who changes their lives forever.

Director:

Roger M. Bobb
Reviews
2 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rockmond Dunbar ... Greg Freeman
Vanessa Williams ... Tonya Freeman
Victoria Staley ... Gertie (as Victoria Elizabeth Staley)
Kyla Kenedy ... Izzie
Catherine Dyer ... Sarah
Ric Reitz ... Dr. Graham
Rodney Perry Rodney Perry ... Guard
Wanda Smith Wanda Smith ... Mrs. Smith
Han Soto ... Doctor
Demetria McKinney ... Singer
Deetta West ... Social Worker (as DeEtta West)
Detra Bickerstaff ... Nurse
Dana Davis Dana Davis ... Neighbor
Charles McBee Charles McBee ... Patron
Fritz J. Noble Fritz J. Noble ... Landlord (as Fritz Noble)
Learn more

More Like This 

No Lost Cause (2011)
Drama | Family | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A young, Agnostic woman is bound to a wheelchair after a car crash leaves her paralyzed. Now, Beth Ann Collins is forced to live with her estranged Christian father, Billy, living with the ... See full summary »

Directors: Ashley Raymer-Brown, Rachael Yeager
Stars: Brian Douglas Barker, Katherine Bennett, Catherine Borland
Family

Imagine a small Southern town where unspoken racism is still the norm. This is the reality for the citizens of Summerston, Georgia, until two teenage girls, unsuspectingly, set out to ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Mikal Ford
Stars: Jamila Thompson, Victoria Staley, Terri J. Vaughn
Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Faced with another long summer of hard and strenuous work at the Crown Lake country club, Rhyme and Effie jump at the opportunity to work as fashion interns at the high-end magazine "Très Chic." This summer will be one for the books.

Director: Jennifer Dominguez
Stars: Annie LeBlanc, Kianna Naomi, Kennedy Walsh
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Ashley lives in the fast lane until a handyman invades her life and she's directing a Christmas play for underprivileged kids. She runs into her ultimate soul mate. They may live happily ever after unless her step brother gets her killed.

Director: Richard Foster
Stars: Eric Roberts, Evelyn Smith, Vivica A. Fox
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Becca, Adam and their 5-year-old daughter Acie are a perfect family until a tragic accident during a 4th of July celebration kills their father. Struggling with grief, Becky decides she ... See full summary »

Director: Waymon Boone
Stars: Lee Benton, Corbin Bernsen, Michael Aaron Carico
Romantically Speaking (TV Movie 2015)
Comedy | Family | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A young lady who has grown up with her father being a radio DJ, becomes one herself. Falls in love and hosts a 'Romantically Speaking' show.

Director: Ron Oliver
Stars: Heather Morris, Jonathan Bennett, Oscar Nuñez
Chlorine I (2013)
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Revolves around a family struggling to maintain their well-to-do lifestyle in their overly materialistic New England community. Sedgwick plays the matriarch, who is more interested in ... See full summary »

Director: Jay Alaimo
Stars: Kyra Sedgwick, Vincent D'Onofrio, Tom Sizemore
Edit

Storyline

The touching story of two orphaned sisters and the caring teacher who changes their lives forever.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

teacher | See All (1) »

Genres:

Drama | Family

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Both Rockmond Dunbar and Vanessa Williams previously worked together as husband and wife on the TV series "Soul Food". See more »

User Reviews

 
Sweet, but troubled
4 April 2020 | by DylanSoSee all my reviews

The acting is good, the story is a given but sweet. There's no real plot however you are rooting for characters. This is a nice little PureFlix movie.

There were two issues I had. One is I didn't think it was good that the older sister gave God an ultimatum. I'm not sure that's a good lesson. Hopefully the magnitude of her faith and prayer overshadows that part. And the other issue I had was when the black Mr Freeman in jest says "typical white kids, what do you expect from white kids." It is meant harmlessly, but the truth is if it had been a white Mr Freeman making the same harmless joke saying, "Typical black kids, what do you expect from black kids" certain people would do insane with accusation and anger.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 5 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 July 2012 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Bobbcat Films See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page

Your Next Binge Watch Awaits

Looking for something to watch? Check out IMDb's "What to Watch" series to find out what's really worth watching.



Recently Viewed