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Akeelah and the Bee (2006)

PG 04/28/2006 (US) Drama 1h 52m

Changing the world... one word at a time.

Overview

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.

  1. Doug Atchison

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Akeelah and the Bee
Akeelah and the Bee

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $8,000,000.00

Revenue $18,948,425.00

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