That's What I Am

That's What I Am

"I'm a teacher. I'm a singer. I'm a writer."
  • PG
  • 2011
  • 1 hr 41 min
  • 7.0  (10,281)
  • 53

“That’s What I Am” is a movie inspired by true events. The year is 1965 and Andy Nichols is a 13 year old eighth grader in junior high school. To his demise, he has been paired with Big G the school outcast to complete an English class project. Andy may not have been the most popular kid in school, but he at least tried to stay under the radar from the school bully. Big G, whose real name is Stanley, is a tall kid with ginger hair with big ears who is one of the bully’s daily target. Andy is faced with various obstacles of manhood, friendship, human dignity and prejudice. Throughout his journey he narrates his thoughts and revelations. He provides deep insight into what a junior high school kid may be faced with even today. To his surprise, Big G becomes an inspiration and Mr. Simon who paired them together becomes his biggest role model. In the end, Andy identifies with who he is and who he wants to become.

That's What I Am
Mary Hovers
Mary Hovers

Clip - 1 min 56 sec

That's What I Am
That's What I Am

Trailer - 2 min 24 sec

Bullying
Bullying

Clip - 1 min 11 sec

Tolerance
Tolerance

Clip - 50 sec

Principals
Principals

Clip - 1 min 43 sec

Description
“That’s What I Am” is a movie inspired by true events. The year is 1965 and Andy Nichols is a 13 year old eighth grader in junior high school. To his demise, he has been paired with Big G the school outcast to complete an English class project. Andy may not have been the most popular kid in school, but he at least tried to stay under the radar from the school bully. Big G, whose real name is Stanley, is a tall kid with ginger hair with big ears who is one of the bully’s daily target.

Andy is faced with various obstacles of manhood, friendship, human dignity and prejudice. Throughout his journey he narrates his thoughts and revelations. He provides deep insight into what a junior high school kid may be faced with even today. To his surprise, Big G becomes an inspiration and Mr. Simon who paired them together becomes his biggest role model. In the end, Andy identifies with who he is and who he wants to become.

That's What I Am is a 2011 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 41 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.0 and a MetaScore of 53.

That's What I Am is available to watch free on IMDb TV. It's also available to stream, download and buy on demand at Amazon Prime, Google Play, Apple TV and YouTube VOD. Some platforms allow you to rent That's What I Am for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    2011
  • MPAA Rating
    PG
  • Runtime
    1 hr 41 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.0  (10,281)
  • Metascore
    53