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The Great Debaters

Rating:PG-13 (for depiction of strong thematic material including violence and disturbing images, and for language and brief sexuality)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:December 25, 2007
Running time:123 minutes
Cast:Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, Jurnee Smollett, Kimberly Elise, Gina Ravera
Director:Denzel Washington
Producer:Todd Black, Kate Forte, Joe Roth, Denzel Washington, Oprah Winfrey
Writer:Robert Eisele, Suzan-Lori Parks
Distributor:MGM

Description: 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.

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