The Great Debaters

The Great Debaters
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Synopsis

True story of professor Melvin B. Tolson who formed a debate team at a small, African American college in the 1930s. The team went on to beat Harvard in the national debate championships.

Starring

Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, Jurnee Smollett, Kimberly Elise, Gina Ravera

Production Details

  • MPAA Rating:
    (PG-13), for depiction of strong thematic material including violence and disturbing images, and for language and brief sexuality
  • Run Time:
    2 hrs. 3 min.
  • Format(s):
    2D

Synopsis

True story of professor Melvin B. Tolson who formed a debate team at a small, African American college in the 1930s. The team went on to beat Harvard in the national debate championships.

Production Details

  • Run Time
    2 hrs. 3 min.
  • In Theaters
    Tuesday, December 25, 2007-Nationwide
  • MPAA Rating
    (PG-13), for depiction of strong thematic material including violence and disturbing images, and for language and brief sexuality
  • Genre
    Drama
  • Producer(s)
    Todd Black, Kate Forte, Joe Roth, Denzel Washington, Oprah Winfrey
  • Director(s)
    Denzel Washington
  • Writer(s)
    Robert Eisele, Suzan-Lori Parks
  • Studio
    MGM
  • Format(s)
    2D

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Monday, September 22
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