Released Date
January 5, 2007
Distributor
Paramount Pictures
Genre
Drama
Rating
PG-13
Budget
$21,000,000
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$36,605,602 + $6,489,573 = $43,095,175
56

Patrick Dempsey

as Scott Casey

47

Hilary Swank

as Erin Gruwell

66

Imelda Staunton

as Margaret Campbell

41

April Lee Hernandez

as Eva Benitez

35

Mario Barrett

as Andre Bryant

32

Kristin Herrera

as Gloria Munez

34

Hunter Parrish

as Ben Samuels

32

Gabriel Chavarria

as Tito

36

Giovonnie Samuels

as Victoria

82

Scott Glenn

as Steve Gruwell

58

John Benjamin Hickey

as Brian Gelford

About Freedom Writers

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

About

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

Trivia

The film is written and directed by Richard LaGravenese and is based on teacher Erin Gruwell's book The Freedom Writers Diary.