I Am Sam (2001)
- Time: 132 min
- Genre: Drama
- Director: Jessie Nelson
- Cast: Sean Penn, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dakota Fanning
Sam has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old. He has a daughter with a homeless woman who abandons them when they leave the hospital, leaving Sam to raise Lucy on his own. But as Lucy grows up, Sam’s limitations start to become a problem and the authorities take her away. Sam shames high-priced lawyer Rita into taking his case pro bono and in turn teaches her the value of love and family.