Freedom Writers

Freedom Writers (2007)

Their story. Their world. Their future.

  • Genre: Crime, Drama
  • Release Date: 2007-01-05
  • User Rating: 7.9/10 from 2086 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 3min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Double Feature Films
  • Production Country: Germany, United States of America
  • Director: Richard LaGravenese
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A young teacher inspires her class of at-risk students to learn tolerance, apply themselves, and pursue education beyond high school.

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  • Hilary Swank

    as Erin Gruwell
  • Scott Glenn

    as Steve Gruwell
  • Imelda Staunton

    as Margaret Campbell
  • Patrick Dempsey

    as Scott Casey
  • April Hernandez Castillo

    as Eva Benitez
  • Robert Wisdom

    as Dr. Carl Cohn
  • John Benjamin Hickey

    as Brian Gelford
  • Pat Carroll

    as Miep Gies
  • Hunter Parrish

    as Ben
  • Kristin Herrera

    as Gloria Munez
  • Jaclyn Ngan

    as Sindy
  • Sergio Montalvo

    as Alejandro Santiago
  • Jason Finn

    as Marcus
  • Deance Wyatt

    as Jamal Hill
  • Vanetta Smith

    as Brandy Ross
  • Gabriel Chavarria

    as Tito
  • Antonio García

    as Miguel
  • Giovonnie Samuels

    as Victoria
  • Will Morales

    as Paco
  • Armand Jones

    as Grant Rice
  • Ricardo Molina

    as Eva's Father
  • Angela Alvarado

    as Eva’s Mother
  • Liisa Cohen

    as Brandy's Mother
  • Tim Halligan

    as Principal Banning
  • Renee Firestone

    as Herself - Holocaust survivor
  • Eddie Ilam

    as Himself - Holocaust Survivor
  • Elisabeth Mann

    as Herself - Holocaust Survivor
  • Gloria Ungar

    as Herself - Holocaust Survivor
  • Dan Warner

    as Cop #1
  • Randy Hall

    as Cop #2
  • Carl Paoli

    as Cop #3
  • Mario

    as Andre Bryant
Production Hilary Swank Executive Producer
Production Danny DeVito Producer
Crew Don Cheadle Thanks
Writing Richard LaGravenese Screenplay
Directing Richard LaGravenese Director
Camera Jim Denault Director of Photography
Sound Mark Isham Music
Crew Eugene Collier Stunts
Production Michael Shamberg Producer
Production Stacey Sher Producer
Editing David Moritz Editor
Production Margery Simkin Casting
Sound Dino DiMuro Sound Effects Editor
Sound Christopher Assells Sound Effects Editor
Sound Per Hallberg Supervising Sound Editor
Crew Eddie J. Fernandez Stunts
Writing Erin Gruwell Novel
Sound Music
Crew Jane Oshita Stunts
Costume & Make-Up Cindy Evans Costume Design
Art Laurence Bennett Production Design
Art Macie Vener Assistant Art Director
Art Thomas Betts Set Designer
Crew John Koyama Stunts
Crew Larnell Stovall Stunts
Art Linda Lee Sutton Set Decoration
Camera Geoffrey Haley Camera Operator
Camera Geoffrey Haley Steadicam Operator
Crew Austin Priester Stunts
Production Gregory Alpert Location Manager
Crew Vanessa Vander Pluym Stunts
Sound Michael Keller Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Crew Natascha Hopkins Stunts
Crew Roel Failma Stunts
Sound Don Coufal Boom Operator
Crew Sharon Schaffer Stunts
Art Peter Borck Art Direction
Crew Jason Finn Stunts
Crew Lin Oeding Stunts
Costume & Make-Up Debra Denson Makeup Artist
Production Daniel S. Levine Executive Producer
Costume & Make-Up Deborah Zimmerman Set Costumer
Art Mike Malone Set Dresser
Crew Marcus Salgado Stunts
Crew Steven Ho Stunts
Costume & Make-Up Marisa Aboitiz Costume Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Beverly Jo Pryor Makeup Department Head
Sound Paul Timothy Carden Dialogue Editor
Sound Frederick H. Stahly Dialogue Editor
Sound Scott Millan Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Crew Jwaundace Candece Stunts
Directing Brenda Lopez Script Supervisor
Crew Sam Situmorang Stunts
Sound Susan Kurtz Dialogue Editor
Production Nan Morales Executive Producer
Sound Carlton Kaller Music Editor
Visual Effects Dan Schmit Visual Effects Supervisor
Camera Jaimie Trueblood Still Photographer
Crew Tina Anderson Post Production Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Candy L. Walken Hair Department Head
Sound Karen Baker Landers Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Kerry Dean Williams ADR Supervisor
Sound Dan Hegeman Sound Effects Editor
Sound Thomas O'Neil Younkman Dialogue Editor
Costume & Make-Up Yvonne Depatis-Kupka Hairstylist
Art J.P. Jones Property Master
Costume & Make-Up Bonnie Clevering Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Katherine Wright Set Costumer
Sound Jason Ruder Music Editor
Crew Heidi Falconer Unit Publicist
Production Leigh Shanta Unit Production Manager
Crew Vanessa Motta Stunts
Crew Boni Yanagisawa Stunts
Sound Mary Ramos Music Supervisor
Crew Thomas Mertz Special Effects Coordinator
Camera Patrick Rousseau Camera Operator
Visual Effects Michael Caplan Visual Effects Producer
Art Linda Griffis Art Department Coordinator
Production Tracey Durning Executive Producer
Crew Armand Jones In Memory Of
Crew William Morts Stunt Coordinator
Production Jordana Glick-Franzheim Associate Producer
Sound David Parker Sound Mixer
Costume & Make-Up Jason Green Key Hair Stylist
Production Julianne Weiss Casting Associate
Production Charlie Bolwell Production Coordinator
Crew Chrissy Weathersby Ball Stunts
Crew Janet Brady Stunts
Crew Greg Anthony Stunts
Crew Jose Vasquez Stunts
Crew Sonny Mario Ayon Stunts
Crew Sean A. Rosales Stunts
Editing Lucas Borghi Assistant Editor
Crew Darryl Reeves Stunts
Crew Marly Coronel Stunts
Crew Delma Miranda Stunt Double
Crew Stan Tinay Stunts
Crew Hayley C. Rosales Stunts
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