The Great Debaters

Starring: Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, Kimberly Elise, Denzel Whitaker, Jurnee Smollett, Jermaine Williams, Gina Ravera, Aqua Lee, Nate Parker, Chuck Vail, Misty Lockheart, Charissa Allen, Tim Parati, Marcus Lyle Brown, J.D. Evermore, Robert Malitsky

Director: Denzel Washington
Release Date: December 25th, 2007
Studio: MGM
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Box Office Total: $30,226,144
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Synopsis: A drama based on the true story of Melvin B. Tolson, a professor at Wiley College Texas. In 1935, he inspired students to form the school's first debate team, which went on to challenge Harvard in the national championship.

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Elise & Parker Join Denzel's 'Great Debaters'

Monday, June 4th, 2007

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Denzel Washington Directing 'The Great Debaters'

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