Gym Teacher: The Movie

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  • Summary: Christopher Meloni is a tarnished ex-Olympic star-tuned-gym teacher who is encouraged by his students to compete for the title of Best Gym Teacher in the US.
  • Genre(s): Comedy
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  1. 70
    Any time things threaten to get maudlin, the movie takes pains to poke fun at itself, in a way that even a gentle eighth-grader could appreciate.
  2. 70
    Mr. Dinello and the screenwriters, the brothers Steven and Daniel Altiere, have found an amiable and amusing middle ground between adult slacker comedy and frenetic children’s farce.
  3. The only real downside of Gym Teacher is that it runs about twice as long as its material.
  4. At the very least the rather admirable cast should be allowed a do-over with a script that doesn't confuse petulance with wit or meanness with misdirection.
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  1. Jan 21, 2016
    10
    Gym teacher doesn't only show character and courage of a young boy struggling to go through gym class but it also sends a strong and powerfulGym teacher doesn't only show character and courage of a young boy struggling to go through gym class but it also sends a strong and powerful message that if you believe and feel hard enough you can achieve the impossible. this movie was also very funny and different to the typical mundane type style movie that gets thrown into the $5 bin every Christmas. Expand