The Great Debaters

Average rating: 3.7
2 hr 5 minPG-13

AVAILABLE UNTIL MAY 26 -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.

Parental Warning: Adult Situations

The Great Debaters
The Great Debaters


Directed byDenzel Washington

CastDenzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, Nate Parker

WritingBob Eisele, Tony Scherman

ProductionTodd Black, Kate Forte, Joe Roth, Oprah Winfrey