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The Great Debaters

Polished, pokey and cloyingly formulaic, Denzel Washington's directing follow-up to ANTWONE FISHER is a Harpo — as in Oprah spelled backwards — Production all the way. Marshall, Texas, 1935. As a new school year dawns amid the darkest days of the Jim Cr… (more)

Released: 2007

Rating: PG-13

User Rating:4.33 out of 5 (12 ratings)

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Denzel Washington directed and stars in this uplifting true story, which chronicles the rise of a debate team at a small all-black college in Texas during the 1930s. Nate Parker, Jurnee Smollett, Denzel Whitaker, Jermaine Williams, Forest Whitaker.

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  • Released: 2007
  • Rating: PG-13
  • User Rating:4.33 out of 5 (12 ratings)
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  • Review: Polished, pokey and cloyingly formulaic, Denzel Washington's directing follow-up to ANTWONE FISHER is a Harpo — as in Oprah spelled backwards — Production all the way. Marshall, Texas, 1935. As a new school year dawns amid the darkest days of the Jim Cr… (more)

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