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The Great Debaters

2007 Rated PG-13 2hr 4m

At all-black Wiley College in 1935, an activist professor pushes his debate team to a level of excellence that nets them a chance to take on Harvard University -- the reigning national champs -- in this inspiring drama based on a true story.

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Movie Details

2008 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
Depiction of strong thematic material including violence and disturbing images, and for language and brief sexuality
Common Sense rating OK for kids 13+
Bonus material
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; deleted scenes; trailer.