The Ron Clark Story Poster

Release Date: 2006

DVD Release Date: December 5th, 2006

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary
In his small North Carolina hometown, Ron Clark (Matthew Perry) leads a comfortable life as a successful elementary school teacher, earning the respect of the community. However, he knows there are students elsewhere who need him more. Following his inner calling, Clark uproots to New York City, hoping to make a difference for the disenfranchised youths the school system has left behind. Clark makes it his mission to turn around the worst students, even though he knows his job is on the line.

Cast: Matthew Perry, Ernie Hudson, Melissa De Sousa, Hannah Hodson, Brandon Smith, Micah Williams, Bren Eastcott, Isabelle Deluce

Director: Randa Haines

Genres: Docudrama, Biography

Keywords: Underdog, Father, Small town, 1990s, New York City, Inspiring, Sacrifice, Emotional, School, Transformation

Awards

Nominated Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nominated Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Nominated Outstanding Made-for-Television Movie
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2006)