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Akeelah and the Bee (2006)

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Akeelah Anderson (Keke Palmer), from south Los Angeles, has a talent for words. In spite of the objections of her mother Wanda (Angela Bassett), Keke enters a spelling contest. Her gift takes her to compete in the National Spelling Bee, the most famous co… View More
Genres Drama, Family
Director Doug Atchison
Starring Laurence Fishburne, Angela Bassett, Keke Palmer, Curtis Armstrong View More
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Movie Summary

Akeelah Anderson (Keke Palmer), from south Los Angeles, has a talent for words. In spite of the objections of her mother Wanda (Angela Bassett), Keke enters a spelling contest. Her gift takes her to compete in the National Spelling Bee, the most famous competition of its kind in the world. On the way, she is helped by a forthright, mysterious teacher, Dr. Larabee (Laurence Fishburne) and a cast of colorful characters from the community.
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Movie Details

Genres Drama, Family
Director Doug Atchison
Starring Laurence Fishburne, Angela Bassett, Keke Palmer, Curtis Armstrong, J.R. Villareal, Sean Michael Afable, Sahara Garey, Lee Thompson Young, Julito McCullum
Studio Name Lionsgate
Release Date 2006
VUDU Release Date 10/17/2007
Rating PG About Ratings
Running Time 112 minutes
Language English
Audio Tracks SD/Enhanced Widescreen, Dolby Digital Plus

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