Precious

(2009)

Overview

Set in Harlem in 1987, Claireece "Precious" Jones is a 16-year-old African American girl born into a life no one would want. She's pregnant for the second time by her absent father; at home, she must wait hand and foot on her mother, an angry woman who abuses her emotionally and physically. School is chaotic and Precious has reached the ninth grade with good marks and a secret--she can't read.

  1. Sapphire

    Novel

  2. Geoffrey Fletcher

    Screenplay

  3. Lee Daniels

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Gabourey Sidibe

    Gabourey Sidibe

    Precious

  2. Mo'Nique

    Mo'Nique

    Mary

  3. Paula Patton

    Paula Patton

    Ms. Rain

  4. Mariah Carey

    Mariah Carey

    Mrs. Weiss

  5. Lenny Kravitz

    Lenny Kravitz

    Nurse John

Full Cast & Crew

Precious
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Status Released

Release Information

  • November 6, 2009
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 50m

Budget $10,000,000.00

Revenue $47,536,959.00

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