81 %
70 % Fresh
$ 43 Million

Freedom Writers is a 2007 English-language Biography Crime movie written by Richard Lagravenese, Freedom Writers and Erin Gruwell. The movie is directed by Richard Lagravenese and produced by Danny Devito, Michael Shamberg and Stacey Sher under the banner of MTV Films in collaboration with Jersey Films and 2S Films. A young teacher inspires her class of at-risk students to learn tolerance, apply themselves, and pursue education beyond high school. Freedom writers features Hilary Swank in the lead role along with an ensemble cast including Scott Glenn, Imelda Staunton, Patrick Dempsey, April L. Hernandez, Kristin Herrera and Jaclyn Ngan. The screenplay is written by Richard LaGravenese which is inspired from The Freedom Writers Diary by The Freedom Writers with Erin Gruwell. The music was composed by Mark Isham along with Will.i.am and Rza. Cinematography was done by Jim Denault and editing by David Moritz. The motion picture has a running time of 122 minutes. It was released on 29th March 2007. The Film was successful at box office. Freedom Writers was made on a budget of $21 million and it was a super hit at box office gross of $43 million. Distribution rights for the movie were acquired by Paramount Pictures.

Release Date 29 MAR 2007
Budget $ 21 MILLION

English, Spanish


Biography , Crime , Drama , Talk-show

Cast & Crew

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