The Great Debaters

The Great Debaters

"When the nation was in need, he inspired them to give us hope."
  • PG-13
  • 2007
  • 2 hr 1 min
  • 7.5  (56,016)
  • 65

In this drama, a professor at a predominantly black college in 1935 decides to start a debate team. An black college debate team was unprecedented, and the debaters enter into a struggle for acceptance that culminates in a face-off with Harvard's famous debate team. Denzel Washington and Forest Whitaker star.

The Great Debaters
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In this drama, a professor at a predominantly black college in 1935 decides to start a debate team. An black college debate team was unprecedented, and the debaters enter into a struggle for acceptance that culminates in a face-off with Harvard's famous debate team. Denzel Washington and Forest Whitaker star.

The Great Debaters is a 2007 drama with a runtime of 2 hours and 1 minute. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.5 and a MetaScore of 65.

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  • Release Date
    2007
  • MPAA Rating
    PG-13
  • Runtime
    2 hr 1 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.5  (56,016)
  • Metascore
    65