Freedom Writers

Directed by screenwriter Richard LaGravanese and based on the real-life experiences of fledgling California high-school teacher Erin Gruwell, this earnest drama says nothing that hasn't already been said by UP THE DOWN STAIRCASE (1967), TO SIR, WITH LOVE (1967), STAND AND DELIVER (1988), DANGEROUS MINDS (1995) and other films about teachers whose idealism...read more

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Freedom Writers - Official Trailer
02:21 — Hilary Swank stars in this story about a teacher in a racially divided school who gives her students what they've always needed - a voice. Swank play (more…)

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  • Released: 2007
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: Directed by screenwriter Richard LaGravanese and based on the real-life experiences of fledgling California high-school teacher Erin Gruwell, this earnest drama says nothing that hasn't already been said by UP THE DOWN STAIRCASE (1967), TO SIR, WITH LOVE (… (more)

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