The Great Debaters (2007)
The Great Debaters poster Rating: 7.6/10 (47,031 votes)
Director: Denzel Washington
Writer: Robert Eisele (screenplay), Robert Eisele (story), Jeffrey Porro (story), Tony Scherman (inspired by the American Legacy article)
Stars: Denzel Washington, Nate Parker, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Denzel Whitaker
Runtime: 126 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Biography, Drama
Released: 25 Dec 2007
Plot: 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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