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Based on the true story of Melvin B. Tolson, a professor from the historically black Wiley College in East Texas. In 1935, Tolson inspired students to form the college's first debating team, and led it to defeat Harvard in national championships.

  • 2 hr 7 minPG13
  • Dec 25, 2007
  • Drama

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Cast & Crew

  • Denzel WashingtonActor

  • Forest WhitakerActor

  • Jurnee SmollettActor

  • Kimberly EliseActor

  • Nate ParkerActor

  • Gina RaveraActor

  • Denzel WashingtonDirector

  • Denzel WashingtonProducer

  • Joe RothProducer

  • Todd BlackProducer