Movies about Speaking Up

Updated: Jun 20

Looking for a good movie about debating or public speaking? Movies about speaking up can be a great source of inspiration for young debaters.



Movies about speaking up can be a great source of inspiration for young debaters. Why not try watching one of these movies that feature debating, public speaking or standing up for what's right for your next family movie night? Please check the film classification in relation to your child's age. Some of these movies might be more suitable to high school or senior high school students, but there are movies on the list that are suitable for primary school students too.

  • Speech & Debate

  • A Sort of Homecoming

  • Rocket Science

  • The King's Speech

  • The Great Debaters

  • Dead Poet's Society

  • Erin Brockovich

  • Freedom Writers

  • Pride!

  • Hidden Figures

  • The Help

  • Mr Holland's Opus

  • Music of the Heart

  • Patch Adams

  • Pay it Forward

  • A Brave Heart

  • The Boy who Harnessed the Wind

  • He Named me Malala

  • Wadjda

  • Girl Rising

  • Thank you for Smoking

Do you know any other movies about debating or standing up publicly for what's right?