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Akeelah and the Bee

2006-04-28 | Drama
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Akeelah is a precocious 11-year-old girl from south Los Angeles with a gift for words. Despite her mother's objections, Akeelah enters various spelling contests, for which she is tutored by the forthright Dr. Larabee, her principal Mr. Welch, and the proud residents of her neighborhood. Akeelah's aptitude earns her an opportunity to compete for a spot in the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Director: Doug Atchison
Stars: Keke Palmer, Laurence Fishburne

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On September 16, 2021, there were 5127 public reaction to Akeelah and the Bee including should be required to watch, clapping at the end, role model, inspirational, ringing false.
The runtime of Akeelah and the Bee is 112 minutes.
The release date of Akeelah and the Bee is April 28, 2006.
Akeelah and the Bee won 2007 Black Reel Awards, 2007 Character and Morality in Entertainment Awards, 2007 Christopher Awards, 2007 Image Awards (NAACP), 2007 Young Artist Awards, 2006 Black Movie Awards, 2006 National Board of Review, USA.
The production budget of Akeelah and the Bee was 8,000,000 USD.
The genre of Akeelah and the Bee is Drama.
The director of Akeelah and the Bee is Doug Atchison.
On September 16, 2021, the IMDB rating of Akeelah and the Bee is 7.4/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 85/100, Metacritic rating is 72/100, TMDB rating is 6.0/10.
The casts of Akeelah and the Bee are Keke Palmer starring as Akeelah, Laurence Fishburne starring as Dr. Larabee, Angela Bassett starring as Tanya, Curtis Armstrong starring as Mr. Welch, J.R. Villarreal starring as Javier, Sean Michael Afable starring as Dylan.
The certification of Akeelah and the Bee is PG.
The full version of Akeelah and the Bee is provided by Amazon Video , YouTube , Google Play Movies , Apple iTunes , Vudu , Microsoft Store , Redbox , DIRECTV , AMC on Demand
The revenue of Akeelah and the Bee was 18,948,425 USD.