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The Great Debaters

Rated PG-13 for depiction of strong thematic material including violence and disturbing images, and for language and brief sexuality.

PG-13 127min.
 
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Drawing inspiration from the true story of a temperamental debate coach who molded the students of a small East Texas college into a formidable team that gave even Harvard's elite squad a run for their money, Denzel Washington's The Great Debaters ... Read More
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Melvin B. Tolson
James Farmer Sr.
Henry Lowe
Samantha Booke
James Farmer Jr.
Hamilton Burgess
Ruth Tolson
Sheriff Dozier
Pearl Farmer
Helen Farmer
April 19, 2010
Dguefen
I found this today and watched it on TV. Thank God, and the many, that the time has come, that such an appealing, sensitive, moving and realistic piece of art has been produced and released. See it. You won't regret it. Dana Guefen
August 14, 2009
Sydroc97
was a good movie
May 22, 2008
axekick1201
i THOROUGHLY ENJOYED THE MOVIE, "THE REAT DEBATORS' IN MAY OF THIS YEAR, I WILL WILL BE CELEBRATING MY GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY FROM BENNETT COLLEGE FOR WOMEN, LOCATED IN GREENBORO, NORTH CAROLINA.MY ENGLISH PROFESSOR, DR. HOBART JARRETT, WAS A GRADUATE OF WILEY COLLEGE AND TAUGHT ENGLISH DURING MY YEARS AT BENNETT (1954-58). I AM TOLD THAT HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE DEBATE TEAM AT WILEY COLLEGE. I PLAN
May 22, 2008
thewig26
"The Power of Spoken Words" Excellent movie! Denzel and Forest Whitaker were superb.This film also gets five stars. As an NYS Title One Reading educator the power of education and word came to life a brillant story.Wow! extremely well done depiction of a very hateful period of segregation and total racism in our country.A great movie to show in school for black history week in February . Surely
May 22, 2008
amhicks
Wish that the critics had not given this very inspiring film such mediocre ratings...more people need to see this movie...extremely well done depiction of a very shameful peiod of segregation and total racism in our country.It has my vote for BEST film of the year, especially over most of what has been nominated for an oscar.amh

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