Akeelah and the Bee

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.


Akeelah and the Bee



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Film Info

Doug Atchison, 2006, US, 112 minutes, PG

Genre: Drama
Cast Members: Keke Palmer, Angela Bassett, Laurence Fishburne
Writer: Doug Atchison