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Akeelah and the Bee(Movie, 2006)

PG
| 1h 52min | Genre: Drama
Akeelah and the BeeRating: 3.5/5 (with 108108 votes)
Akeelah and the Bee is a 2006 American drama film written and directed by Doug Atchison. It tells the story of Akeelah Anderson (Keke Palmer), an 11-year-old girl who participates in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, her mother (Angela Bassett), her schoolmates, and her coach, Dr. Joshua Larabee (Laurence Fishburne). The cast also features Curtis Armstrong, J.R. Villarreal, Sean Michael Afable, Erica Hubbard, Lee Thompson Young, Julito McCullum, Sahara Garey, Eddie Steeples, and Tzi Ma. The film was developed over a period of 10 years by Atchison, who ca... ()
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About Akeelah and the Bee

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.


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Trailer for Akeelah and the Bee + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Akeelah and the Bee (2006) Official Trailer #1 - Laurence Fishburne Movie HD(Trailer, 3:10)

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Additional Information

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Production country: United States of America (USA)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 17 languages: Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Turkish (TR), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 04/28/2006
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Prova de Fogo"
"Akeelah ist die Grösste"
Budget: 8,000,000 USD
Revenue: 18,948,425 USD (= 237%)
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1

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