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Can you stream the Biographical, Drama & Romance movie The Great Debaters, directed by Denzel Washington & starring Denzel Washington, Denzel Whitaker, Forest Whitaker & Nate Parker on Netflix, Hulu or Amazon Prime?

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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.

TAGLINE: "When the nation was in need, he inspired them to give us hope."

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Its release date is Thursday December 27, 2007

Production details

Director Denzel Washington
Cast Denzel Washington, Denzel Whitaker, Forest Whitaker & Nate Parker
Genre Biographical, Drama & Romance
Country of origin The United States
Release date 2007-12-27
Theme African-American, Biography, Black vs White, College, Debate, Educators, High School Debate, Racism & University
Place setting Boston
Time setting 1930s
Location Louisiana & Texas
Script Jeffrey Porro (story), Robert Eisele (screenplay), Robert Eisele (story) & Tony Scherman (inspired by the American Legacy article)
Cinematography Philippe Rousselot
Music Peter Golub
Costs $15,000,000
Box Office Revenue $30,226,144
Runtime 126 min

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