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The Great Debaters
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PG13,2hrs 7min
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December 25, 2007
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MGM
Synopsis: 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 features the director himself as the ambitious educator, and Forest Whitaker as the resentful father of a student whose loyalties now lie almost exclusively with his coach. Melvin B. Tolson (Washington) is the kind of educator who truly recognizes the remarkable ... Full Synopsis
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Featured Cast
Melvin B. Tolson
James Farmer Sr.
Henry Lowe
Samantha Booke
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Jurnee Smollett, left, Nate Parker and Denzel Whitaker in "The Great Debaters" (The Weinstein...
Denzel Washington in "The Great Debaters" (The Weinstein Company)
Denzel Washington, left, Jurnee Smollett, Nate Parker and Denzel Whitaker in "The Great Debaters"...
Denzel Washington, left, Denzel Whitaker and Jurnee Smollett in "The Great Debaters" (The Weinstein...
Denzel Washington in "The Great Debaters" (The Weinstein Company)
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The Great Debaters
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The Great Debaters [Special Collector's Edition] [2 Discs]
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