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Akeelah and the Bee

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MPAA Rating: PG
Genre: Drama
Director: Doug Atchison

Akeelah, an 11-year-old girl living in South Los Angeles, discovers she has a talent for spelling, which she hopes will take her to the National Spelling Bee. Despite her mother's objections, Akeelah doesn't give up on her goal. She finds help in the form of a mysterious teacher, and along with overwhelming support from her community, Akeelah might just have what it takes to make her dream come true.

Cast :

  • Laurence Fishburne
  • Dr. Larabee
  • Angela Bassett
  • Tanya
  • Keke Palmer
  • Akeelah Anderson
  • Curtis Armstrong
  • Mr. Welch
  • Tzi Ma
  • Mr. Chiu
  • Lee Thompson Young
  • Devon
  • Dalia Phillips
  • Ms. Cross
  • Craig Wasson
  • Ted Saunders
  • J.R. Villarreal
  • Javier
  • Sean Michael
  • Dylan
  • Sara Niemietz
  • Polly
  • Eddie Steeples


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