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The Secret Life of Bees (2008)

PG-13 09/17/2008 (US) FamilyAdventureDrama 1h 54m

Bring Your Girlfriends, Sisters, Mothers and Daughters.


Set in South Carolina in 1964, this is the tale of Lily Owens a 14 year-old girl who is haunted by the memory of her late mother. To escape her lonely life and troubled relationship with her father, Lily flees with Rosaleen, her caregiver and only friend, to a South Carolina town that holds the secret to her mother's past.

  1. Gina Prince-Bythewood

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Sue Monk Kidd


Top Billed Cast

  1. Dakota Fanning

    Dakota Fanning

    Lily Owens

  2. Queen Latifah

    Queen Latifah

    August Boatwright

  3. Jennifer Hudson

    Jennifer Hudson

    Rosaleen Daise

  4. Alicia Keys

    Alicia Keys

    June Boatwright

  5. Sophie Okonedo

    Sophie Okonedo

    May Boatwright

  6. Paul Bettany

    Paul Bettany

    T. Ray Owens

  7. Hilarie Burton

    Hilarie Burton

    Deborah Owens

  8. Tristan Mack Wilds

    Tristan Mack Wilds

    Zach Taylor

  9. Nate Parker

    Nate Parker


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The Secret Life of Bees
The Secret Life of Bees

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $11,000,000.00

Revenue $38,105,395.00


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