Gym Teacher

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  • TV-Y7
  • 2008
  • 1 hr 43 min
  • 5.4  (619)

Gym Teacher is a 2008 television movie directed by Paul Dinello and starring Christopher Meloni, best known for his role on Law and Order: SVU. The film also features Nathan Kress and Chelah Horsdal in supporting roles. The story revolves around Dave Stewie (Meloni), a high school gym teacher who has never quite moved on from his glory days as a championship wrestler. He's well-liked by his students, but doesn't get the same respect from his colleagues, who view him as something of a joke.

When the school's wrestling program is in danger of being shut down due to lack of funding, Stewie takes it upon himself to rally the students and save the program. Along the way, he becomes a mentor to one of his students, Roland (Kress), who has his own struggles both on and off the mat.

Meloni delivers a strong performance as Stewie, showcasing both his comedic and dramatic chops. His character is a bit of a caricature at times - the over-the-top wrestler turned gym teacher - but Meloni brings enough depth to the role to keep it grounded.

Kress, who at the time was best known for his role on iCarly, is also impressive as Roland. The character is a bit one-dimensional - he's the underdog who's trying to prove himself - but Kress brings enough heart to the role to make it work.

Horsdal, who plays Stewie's love interest, doesn't have a lot to do in the film, but she's a solid presence when she's on screen.

Overall, Gym Teacher is a fun and heartfelt movie that hits all the right notes. It's not particularly deep or groundbreaking, but it's an enjoyable way to pass the time. Whether you're a fan of Christopher Meloni, wrestling movies, or just feel-good movies in general, Gym Teacher is definitely worth checking out.

Gym Teacher is a 2008 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 43 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.4.

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    5.4  (619)