Freedom Writers(Movie, 2007)

| 2h 3min | Genres: Crime, Drama
Freedom WritersRating: 4.0/5 (with 792792 votes)
Freedom Writers is a 2007 American drama film written and directed by Richard LaGravenese and starring Hilary Swank, Scott Glenn, Imelda Staunton, Patrick Dempsey and Mario. It is based on the 1999 book The Freedom Writers Diary by teacher Erin Gruwell and students who compiled the book out of real diary entries about their lives that they wrote in their English class at Woodrow Wilson Classical High School in Long Beach, California. The movie is also based on the DC program called City at Peace. The title of the movie and book is a play on the term "Freedom Riders", referring to the multiracial civil rights activists who tested the U.S. Supreme Court decision ordering the desegregation of interstate buses in 1961. The idea for the film came from journalist Tracey Durning, who m... ()
Movie poster of Freedom Writers

Where to watch Freedom Writers (cinema/streaming/download)?

"Freedom Writers" is currently available on 2 providers. Freedom Writers can be rented on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (SD/HD/4K) or purchased on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (as a download from the website or as a Blu-ray Disc/DVD).

Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
Apple / iTunes Store
Duration: 2h 3min
Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
Apple / iTunes Store
Duration: 2h 3min
Also available at on: DVD Blu-ray

About Freedom Writers

A young teacher inspires her class of at-risk students to learn tolerance, apply themselves, and pursue education beyond high school.

Trailer for Freedom Writers + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Freedom Writers (2007)(Trailer, 2:30)

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Additional Information

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Based on the work of: Erin Gruwell ("The Freedom Writers Diary")
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN), Spanish (ES)
Translated into 23 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Chinese (Cantonese) (CN), Czech (CS), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 01/05/2007
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Escritores de la libertad"
"Escritores da Liberdade"

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