12 certificateThe Great Debaters is a Film programme that first aired in 2007 and has been classified a 12 certificate.

The Great Debaters is a 4 star programme


The Great Debaters (2007)

Directed by
Denzel Washington

Based on a true story, a professor at Wiley College, Texas inspires students to form the school's first debate team, going on to challenge Harvard in the national championship.

Written by

Genre: Film

Running Time: 135 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 2007

4/5 Stars

Classification: 12 Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour


Image for Denzel WashingtonDenzel Washington...Melvin B. Tolson
Nate Parker...Henry Lowe
Jurnee Smollett-Bell...Samantha Booke
Denzel Whitaker...James Farmer Jr.
Jermaine Williams...Hamilton Burgess
Image for Forest WhitakerForest Whitaker...Dr. James Farmer Sr.
Image for Gina RaveraGina Ravera...Ruth Tolson
Image for John HeardJohn Heard...Sheriff Dozier
Kimberly Elise...Pearl Farmer
Devyn A. Tyler...Helen Farmer
Trenton McClain Boyd...Nathaniel Farmer
Ritchie Montgomery...Deputy
Jackson Walker...Pig Owner
Tim Parati...Pig Farmer
Robert X. Golphin...Dunbar Reed