2007 Drama Rated PG-13 124 Minutes
|In Theaters||December 25, 2007|
|On 4K UHD||Not Available|
|On Blu-ray||February 17, 2011|
|On DVD||May 13, 2008|
A controversial figure, challenging the social mores of the time, Professor Melvin Tolson (Washington) used unconventional and ferocious teaching methods to shape a debate team at Wiley College, a small African American university in Texas during the 1930s. Fighting against all odds and paving their way to success, the team reaches a pivotal moment when they are faced with one of their greatest challenges yet… going up against Harvard University’s critically acclaimed national championship debate team.
Rated PG-13 for depiction of strong thematic material including violence and disturbing images, and for language and brief sexuality.
Box office gross: $29.9 million. View box office history.
Released by The Weinstein Company. See more credits.