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20 Movies Like The Great Debaters (2007)

Remember the Titans (2000) poster

1 Remember the Titans (2000) ★ 7.8

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The true story of a newly appointed African-American coach and his high school team on their first season as a racially integrated unit.
42 (2013) poster

2 42 (2013) ★ 7.5

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In 1947, Jackie Robinson becomes the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era when he was signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers and faces considerable racism in the process.
Malcolm X (1992) poster

3 Malcolm X (1992) ★ 7.7

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Biographical epic of the controversial and influential Black Nationalist leader, from his early life and career as a small-time gangster, to his ministry as a member of the Nation of Islam.
The Fighter (2010) poster

4 The Fighter (2010) ★ 7.8

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Based on the story of Micky Ward, a fledgling boxer who tries to escape the shadow of his more famous but troubled older boxing brother and get his own shot at greatness.
American Gangster (2007) poster

5 American Gangster (2007) ★ 7.8

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An outcast New York City cop is charged with bringing down Harlem drug lord Frank Lucas, whose real life inspired this partly biographical film.
Glory Road (2006) poster

6 Glory Road (2006) ★ 7.2

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The story of Don Haskins, the coach of the Texas college basketball team who recruited black players in 1966 (a revolutionary innovation at the time) and eventually led it to a championship victory...

The Banker (2020) poster

7 The Banker (2020) ★ 7.3

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In the 1960s two African-American entrepreneurs hire a working-class white man to pretend to be the head of their business empire while they pose as a janitor and chauffeur.
Invictus (2009) poster

8 Invictus (2009) ★ 7.3

Nelson Mandela, in his first term as President of South Africa, initiates a unique venture to unite the Apartheid-torn land: enlist the national rugby team on a mission to win the 1995 Rugby World Cup.
The Help (2011) poster

9 The Help (2011) ★ 8.1

An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.

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Marshall (2017) poster

10 Marshall (2017) ★ 7.3

1940. Thurgood Marshall is the first African-American on the U.S. Supreme Court. In the early days of his career, he gets the case of a black chauffeur accused of sexual assault by his wealthy employer. Marshall teams up with an aspiring Jewish lawyer to make a sensational statement in defense of civil rights and equality in an era of racism and anti-Semitism.
Just Mercy (2019) poster

11 Just Mercy (2019) ★ 7.6

World-renowned civil rights defense attorney Bryan Stevenson works to free a wrongly condemned death row prisoner.
Freedom Writers (2007) poster

12 Freedom Writers (2007) ★ 7.6

A young teacher inspires her class of at-risk students to learn tolerance, apply themselves and pursue education beyond high school.
The Best of Enemies (2019) poster

13 The Best of Enemies (2019) ★ 7.3

Civil rights activist Ann Atwater faces off against C.P. Ellis, Exalted Cyclops of the Ku Klux Klan, in 1971 Durham, North Carolina over the issue of school integration.
Antwone Fisher (2002) poster

14 Antwone Fisher (2002) ★ 7.3

Antwone Fisher is a security guard for Sony Pictures who rose to fame by becoming a famous screenwriter. However, he used to be a sailor, decommissioned because of his overly aggressive behavior.

Here, Fisher decides to make a drastic change in his life and find his parents, who abandoned him when he was still an infant. But in the course of his search, he begins to realize that his life is not changing for the better.

Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013) poster

15 Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013) ★ 7.2

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As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man's life, family, and American society.

Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013) is on #15 spot of movies related to The Great Debaters (2007). Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013) was released in 2013, made by Lee Daniels and has average rating 7.2 in 2022. Main stars of the Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013) film are: Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, John Cusack.

The Blind Side (2009) poster

16 The Blind Side (2009) ★ 7.6

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A wealthy white family takes in a fat, illiterate homeless black teenager and helps him become a sports star and go to university.

The Blind Side (2009) film was made by . Main stars of the movie: Quinton Aaron, Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw. You can find The Blind Side (2009) in the the next genre categories: Biography, Drama, Sport and The Blind Side (2009) has average rating 7.6, according to Screench user votes.

The Ron Clark Story (2006) poster

17 The Ron Clark Story (2006) ★ 7.5

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A small-town teacher relocates to one of the toughest classrooms in the country.
Hidden Figures (2016) poster

18 Hidden Figures (2016) ★ 7.8

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The story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.

Hidden Figures (2016) movie was filmed by as Director, starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer. Hidden Figures (2016) belongs to the next genres: Biography, Drama, History and has average rating 7.8, according to user votes.

The Express (2008) poster

19 The Express (2008) ★ 7.2

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A drama based on the life of college football hero Ernie Davis, the first African-American to win the Heisman Trophy.

The Express (2008) is one of the last movies similar to The Great Debaters (2007) and it was released in 2008. Rob Brown, Dennis Quaid, Clancy Brown are the main stars of the film and it belongs to the next genres: Biography, Drama, Sport and has average user rating of 7.2 according to IMDB and Screench votes.

Fences (2016) poster

20 Fences (2016) ★ 7.2

Is Fences (2016) similar to The Great Debaters (2007) film?

A former baseball player of African-American descent, now picking up trash from the streets of Pittsburgh, struggles to provide for his family in 1950s America, where the racial question is still an open one.

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