The Great Debaters (2007)

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Tolson (Denzel Washington) puts his students through their paces as they compete for a spot on the Wiley College debate team.

Directed by Denzel Washington.

Released in 2007 by The Weinstein Company.

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  • character-type: Professor
  • character-type: College Student
  • action: Argue
  • primary-genre: Drama
  • secondary-genre: African-American Dramas
  • secondary-genre: Drama
  • secondary-genre: Dramas Based on Real Life
  • secondary-genre: Period Pieces
  • secondary-genre: 20th Century Period Pieces
  • mood: Inspiring
  • prop: Pipe
  • setting: Living Room
  • theme: Poverty
  • theme: Education
  • theme: Competition
  • theme: Gender
  • actor: Jermaine Williams
  • actor: Denzel Washington
  • actor: Nate Parker
  • actor: Gina Ravera
  • actor: Denzel Whitaker
  • actor: Jurnee Smollett
  • director: Denzel Washington
  • producer: Harvey Weinstein
  • producer: Bob Weinstein
  • producer: Todd Black
  • producer: Joe Roth
  • producer: Valeria Scoon
  • producer: Melody Fowler
  • producer: Kate Forte
  • producer: Oprah Winfrey
  • cinematographer: Philippe Rousselot
  • composer: Peter Golub
  • composer: James Newton Howard
  • editor: John Breinholt
  • editor: Hughes Winborne
  • costume-designer: Sharen Davis
  • production-designer: David J. Bomba
  • role-name: Melvin B. Tolson
  • role-name: Samantha Booke
  • role-name: Henry Lowe
  • role-name: Ruth Tolson
  • role-name: James Farmer Jr.
  • role-name: Hamilton Burgess
  • screenwriter: Robert Eisele
  • screenwriter: Tony Scherman
  • screenwriter: Jeffrey Porro
  • year: 2007
  • studio: The Weinstein Company