Freedom Writers 16 years old

Their story. Their world. Their future.

Freedom Writers

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


Freedom Writers Cast

Name Character
Scott Glenn He was 65, now 82 years old as Steve Gruwell
Patrick Dempsey He was 40, now 57 years old as Scott Casey
Hilary Swank She was 32, now 49 years old as Erin Gruwell
Imelda Staunton She was 50, now 67 years old as Margaret Campbell
Mario He was 20, now 37 years old as Andre Bryant
Ricardo Molina as Eva's Father
John Benjamin Hickey He was 43, now 60 years old as Brian Gelford
Kristin Herrera She was 17, now 34 years old as Gloria Munez
Tim Halligan as Principal Banning
Hunter Parrish He was 19, now 36 years old as Ben
Robert Wisdom He was 53, now 70 years old as Dr. Carl Cohn
Angela Alvarado She was 34, now 51 years old as Eva’s Mother
Deance Wyatt He was 20, now 37 years old as Jamal Hill
Randy Hall He was 48, now 65 years old as Cop #2
Pat Carroll She was 79, now 96 years old as Miep Gies
Gabriel Chavarria He was 17, now 34 years old as Tito
April Lee Hernández She was 26, now 43 years old as Eva Benitez
Giovonnie Samuels She was 21, now 38 years old as Victoria
Carl Paoli as Cop #3
Vanetta Smith as Brandy Ross
Will Morales as Paco
Sergio Montalvo as Alejandro Santiago
Jason Finn He was 39, now 56 years old as Marcus
Jaclyn Ngan She was 20, now 37 years old as Sindy

Freedom Writers Crew

Name Department
David Moritz as Editor. Editing
Dino DiMuro as Sound Effects Editor. He was 49 (now 66) years old Sound
Christopher Assells as Sound Effects Editor. Sound
Per Hållberg as Supervising Sound Editor. He was 28 (now 45) years old Sound
Laurence Bennett as Production Design. He was 7 (now 23) years old Art
Cindy Evans as Costume Design. She was 54 (now 71) years old Costume & Make-Up
Macie Vener as Assistant Art Director. Art
Thomas Betts as Set Designer. He was 240 (43) years old when He died Art
Geoffrey Haley as Camera Operator. Camera
Geoffrey Haley as Steadicam Operator. Camera
Richard LaGravenese as Director. He was 47 (now 64) years old Directing
Richard LaGravenese as Screenplay. He was 47 (now 64) years old Writing
Mark Isham as Music. He was 55 (now 72) years old Sound
Gregory Alpert as Location Manager. Production
Linda Lee Sutton as Set Decoration. Art as Music. He was 31 (now 48) years old Sound
Michael Keller as Sound Re-Recording Mixer. Sound
Don Coufal as Boom Operator. Sound
Peter Borck as Art Direction. Art
Freedom Writers poster
Freedom Writers (16 years)

Their story. Their world. Their future.

  • Release day: Friday, January 05, 2007
  • Runtime: 123 minutes
  • Budget: 21000000.00
  • Revenue: 43095175.00