Freedom Writers

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Average of 1221 ratings: 3.9 Stars

2007 M Contains violence and offensive language.

our story. our words.

A dedicated California teacher finds a way to unify her disadvantaged, racially divided students, and to improve their grasp of academics, partly by having them keep journals about their violent, troubled lives.

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123 minutes
Fatso Top 100
Rated #89 out of Fatso's Top 100

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1.85:1 Widescreen
English Dolby Digital 5.1

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5 by Lee84

Thoroughly enjoyed this DVD. And what made it even better was that it is a true story. Not enough people in the world like this teacher. Wish I had her for a teacher at my school. Highly recommend this movie to all types.

4 by Russy

Very enjoyable, well acted and brilliantly scripted film. Based on a true account of a teacher in a downtown Los Angeles school, trying to get through to the 'difficult' kids. Inspirational. Highly recommended.

4 by Marj4

What an inspirational movie of a teacher's dedication to overcoming all the odds for her pupils and making the world a better place for all people. Very moving, and loved the way the lady who hid Anne... Read more

3.5 by OrangePeko

To fit such a story into two hours the director makes the journey seem a lot easier than it must have been for Erin Gruwell and especially her students.

Its flaws annoyed me, but the result is... Read more

5 by loulou

Loved this movie, really inspiring and real. Not too schmaltzy like dangerous minds was, no offence Michelle Pfeiffer. Lol. Relevant and amazing!

4 by smileymum

Great movie. Predictable and inspiring. Loved that it was a true story too

3.5 by Mrs Boss

Took a wee while to get the story line but once there great viewing

5 by hcox

Brilliant, absolutely loved it! Incredible story and wonderfully acted...

5 by maybecan

A great movie loved it just finished to quick,an amazing lady

4 by on theold side

Loved this movie.more enjoyable cos true story.I was impressed with the father supporting his daughter in her dream evem tho he didn't fully approve on what she was doing