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Debating Robert Lee (2004)

A group of jaded high school students sign up for a debate class taught by a tough, combative teacher from the Georgia Military Academy who teaches them that life is debate and DEBATE IS ...

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Matt Mann
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Maralee Rodgers
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David Russell
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Trilby Moffat
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Jordan Kramer
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Elliot Davis
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Michael Holland
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Richard Alanzo (as Brad Bufanda)
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Danny Alonzao
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Robert Lee - teacher
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Mr. Lee
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Gary Mann
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Mr. Alonzo
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Mrs. Lee
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A group of jaded high school students sign up for a debate class taught by a tough, combative teacher from the Georgia Military Academy who teaches them that life is debate and DEBATE IS WAR.

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Rated R for language and a scene of drug use
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17 September 2004 (USA)  »

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$450,000 (estimated)
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Written and performed by Sam Peters and Craig Eartock
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superb movie
8 November 2012 | by (Richardson, TX) – See all my reviews

Don't expect to see a civil war movie when you get this. This movie is about a tough teacher who presides over a debate class and challenges them with tough topics and gets them to back up their feelings and put them aside with cold, hard facts. (i.e., he gets a black student to speak both for & against slavery during the civil war era.) He also has them discuss gays in the military and euthanasia in their debates, the latter of which he uses in competition.

This movie is more than just about a debate class. It is about real life and teamwork, as the students are "opposites" when they are teamed up. They apply what they learn in real life to back up their arguments in real life, and they are inspired by both their class and their teacher. (a la Dead Poets Society) The teacher does the same, especially with one of the topics. I loved the movie, and you will too.

*** out of ****


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