Sorry, this item is not available in
Image not available for
Color:
Image not available

To view this video download Flash Player

 

or
Sign in to turn on 1-Click ordering.
Sell Us Your Item
For up to a $0.75 Gift Card
Trade in

That's What I Am (2011)

Ed Harris , Randy Orton , Michael Pavone  |  PG |  DVD
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

Price: $9.98 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o
Only 2 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.
Want it Thursday, July 31? Choose One-Day Shipping at checkout. Details
Watch Instantly with Rent Buy
That's What I Am   -- --

Other Formats & Versions

Amazon Price New from Used from
Blu-ray 1-Disc Version $16.17  
DVD 1-Disc Version $9.98  

Frequently Bought Together

That's What I Am + Logan + North Sea Texas
Price for all three: $34.47

Buy the selected items together
  • Logan $6.15
  • North Sea Texas $18.34

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?



Product Details

  • Actors: Ed Harris, Randy Orton, Molly Parker, Chase Ellison
  • Directors: Michael Pavone
  • Format: Color, Dolby, NTSC, Widescreen
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)
  • Studio: IMAGE ENTERTAINMENT
  • DVD Release Date: March 18, 2014
  • Run Time: 102 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B00H91LWDM
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #103,118 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

Special Features

  • Bloopers
  • Tales From Their First Kiss
  • On Set with WWE Superstar Randy Orton
  • Film Festival Premiere
  • Big G: That’s Who I Am
  • The Styles & Sets of the Sixties
  • All You Need is Love: Then & Now
  • Photo Gallery

  • Editorial Reviews

    Review

    Set in California against the backdrop of the mid-sixties, THAT'S WHAT I AM is a coming-of-age story that follows 13-year-old Andy Nichol (Chase Ellison), a bright student who, like most kids his age, will do anything to avoid conflict for fear of suffering overwhelming ridicule and punishment from his junior high school peers. Everyone's favorite teacher, Mr. Simon (Ed Harris, The Truman Show), pairs Andy with the school's biggest outcast and social pariah on a critical school project. Co-stars WWE Superstar Randy Orton.

    Product Description

    Set in California against the backdrop of the mid-sixties, That's What I Am is a coming-of-age story that follows 13-year-old Andy Nichol (Chase Ellison), a bright student who, like most kids his age, will do anything to avoid conflict for fear of suffering overwhelming ridicule and punishment from his Junior high school peers. Everyone's favorite teacher, Mr. Simon (Ed Harris), pairs Andy with the school's biggest outcast and social pariah, Stanley aka "Big G" (Alexander Walters), on a critical school project.

    Customer Reviews

    Most Helpful Customer Reviews
    16 of 19 people found the following review helpful
    4.0 out of 5 stars A Family Movie That Delievers A Strong Message August 19, 2011
    Format:DVD
    Andrew Nichol narrates this story about his younger self (Chase Ellison) being a 12 year old student who was is pared with Stanley a.k.a. "Big G" (Alexander Walters) for a school project by his teacher Mr. Simon (Ed Harris) to do a short story on tolerance. Stanley is the school's biggest outcast due to his size including one incident where he was sprayed with a water gun to make it look like he wet his pants & always hung out at a section of the school called "Geek Corner" with the other outcast of the school. Despite Stanley always keep his self-respect, Andrew didn't understand why he let people pick on him while Stanley's best friend Norman (Daniel Yelsky) would always get mad at him for doing things he felt that would just get them picked on more. Along with having to do the assignment with Stanley, Andrew is also dealing with his father who is constantly on his case for not being able to do anything correct by his standards while develops a crush on Mary Clear (Mia Rose Frampton) who had her best friend tell him that she likes him as well. That didn't set well with Mary's last boyfriend in Ricky Brown (Jordan Reynolds) who's the school bully & keeps threatening Andrew to stay away from Mary. While all of this is going on, Mr. Simon is the most popular teacher in the school & even won the California Teacher Of The Year as he's very loved by his students but after an incident involving a student named Jason (Camille Bourgeois) that caused him to get suspended, he started spreading a rumor about Mr. Simon being a homosexual causing Jason's father (played by WWE superstar Randy Orton) to bring allegations against him with Mr. Simon refusing to comment stating that his teaching should stand on it's own. Read more ›
    Was this review helpful to you?
    7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
    4.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful Story September 13, 2011
    Format:DVD|Verified Purchase
    This was just one of those wonderful stories and certainly a "should see" if you have teenagers in school. No big budget or special effects - just a great story with great acting!
    Comment | 
    Was this review helpful to you?
    6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
    4.0 out of 5 stars That's What I Am August 20, 2011
    Format:Amazon Instant Video|Verified Purchase
    This movie was great fo teaching kids that bullying and making up stories is not acceptable in todays world. I used it to teach a group of scouts about what not to do and also what to do when facing a bully
    Comment | 
    Was this review helpful to you?
    3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent coming of age story March 29, 2013
    Format:DVD
    This is a well written, well acted powerful story about a boy coming of age. I think it's an excellent movie to watch with your pre-teens and teenagers. It is set in 1965 when things were a lot different than today but the message doesn't change. Human Dignity + Compassion = Peace. I watched it and after doing so it took me back to that time in my life and it made me do some soul searching of my own. I asked myself how many times I may have hurt someone's feelings maybe without even realizing it.

    Someone mentioned that the teacher Mr. Simon addressed the rumours of his being homosexual by simply quitting. There's so much more than that. He realized that if he didn't quit or deny the allegations it wouldn't just be him he'd be affecting it would be his dear friend the principal who was trying to keep her job as the first female principal and trying to put two boys through college. He took the high road and decided to save her job by leaving his.

    I think everyone should watch this film and if I was a teacher I'd actually show it to my class. It carries a powerful message.
    Comment | 
    Was this review helpful to you?
    14 of 19 people found the following review helpful
    4.0 out of 5 stars I liked it for what it was June 1, 2011
    Format:DVD
    That's What I Am is a tricky movie to rate. My wife didn't like it much, but I did -- and for totally different reasons. Let's talk about different aspects that were good and bad.

    The Good:

    Story
    -----
    The story is quite good and, for many people, easily relatable. A boy who is on the verge of being one of the "cool" kids has a choice to make. He can do what is right and end up with the nerds (i.e. those who will succeed) or do what is wrong and be liked by the bad boys and, better yet, the bad girls.

    As with many of us, his destiny is written by how he toys around with the sides of good and evil in middle school.

    Homosexual Message
    ------------------
    Tons of people will probably have lots to say about the homosexual message in the film. There's no overt gross stuff to show you in either homo- or heterosexual (I think there may be one kiss in the whole film and its heterosexual). But the film deals in part with homophobia as a tool to get across a message: Our public actions determine how we ought to be respected in a public setting. We can find fault with anyone, and it tends to be those with glaring faults who seem to get caught up in listing everyone else's.

    If you are pro-homosexual, anti-homosexual or don't care, I think you'll find the message mostly unoffensive and even inspire conversation in your house (as it did ours).

    Ed Harris
    ---------
    He sticks out like a sore thumb. He's such a brilliantly good actor and he gets you caught up in every scene. The directors and writers use him brilliantly to move you with the plot. And he commands such authority that it's easy to see him as the sage teacher he portrays.
    Read more ›
    Was this review helpful to you?
    12 of 17 people found the following review helpful
    Format:DVD|Verified Purchase
    It's a feel good movie. A touch of reality. I agree with the other reviewer, the acting was just that, kids acting most of the parts. All in all, it was a wonderful family movie. Taking a stand for others isn't very popular these days. I hope that this movie will entice children and adults to stick up for each other and not allow bullies to do their thing.
    Comment | 
    Was this review helpful to you?
    Most Recent Customer Reviews
    5.0 out of 5 stars This Movie remind me what something like this more less happen to me...
    This Movie remind me what something like this more less happen to me to.
    I can relate to this Movie allot.
    Published 10 days ago by orlando valido
    3.0 out of 5 stars great acting and my grandkids watch it over and over ...
    This is a terrifi movie for per and teens, great acting and my grandkids watch it over and over and show it to their friends...Wd Harris and his real wife do a great job. Read more
    Published 19 days ago by B. J. Moore
    5.0 out of 5 stars Movie review
    I saw this one night on netflix. I loved it and wanted to own it. Fast delivery thanks. If you love and appreciate classic cars, there are plent along with a lifeskill lesson.
    Published 4 months ago by Sherry Coe
    5.0 out of 5 stars Outstanding Film
    I really enjoyed this film. Nice story about bullying and what is really important in life. I have to say that the young man playing the Big G did a great job. Read more
    Published 5 months ago by Mike Walters
    4.0 out of 5 stars When they took this off of Netflix streaming I bought it!
    Marvelous movie about tollerance of people who are "different." Ed Harris's performance is excellent. Very well written. Be sure to watch the ending credits... Read more
    Published 5 months ago by J. Jay Clifton
    4.0 out of 5 stars Nothing exceptional, but still worth watching
    This is a movie with a message, but does not get too carried away with getting the message across.
    The message is stated in the synopsis on the DVD case; "tolerance takes... Read more
    Published 6 months ago by John Black
    5.0 out of 5 stars More than meets the eye
    Wonderful acting by Ed Harris and Amy Madigan. I thought the child actors did a very credible job portraying the aches and pains and joys of adolescence. Read more
    Published 6 months ago by Stephen Lamade
    4.0 out of 5 stars Touching and Understated Film
    THAT'S WHAT I AM is a coming of age story about heroism. The main character learns to stand up for those less popular than himself; "a nerdy" kid, takes a stand both... Read more
    Published 7 months ago by Jeff Laffel
    5.0 out of 5 stars Love the movie!
    I really like this movie! I got this movie because my favorite superstar, Randy Orton, was in the movie! RKOOOO!!!
    Published 12 months ago by Nora
    5.0 out of 5 stars good movie
    this movie was made by the wwe and i liked it it has randy orton in it and ed harris it is a very good movie to watch also other wwe movies are coming out soon with maybe the miz... Read more
    Published 13 months ago by joshua lenhart
    Search Customer Reviews
    Search these reviews only

    Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought


    Forums

    There are no discussions about this product yet.
    Be the first to discuss this product with the community.
    Start a new discussion
    Topic:
    First post:
    Prompts for sign-in
     



    Look for Similar Items by Category