R | | Drama
In New York City's Harlem circa 1987, an overweight, abused, illiterate teen who is pregnant with her second child is invited to enroll in an alternative school in hopes that her life can head in a new direction.
Holds the record for averaging US$100,000 per screen in fewer than 50 US theaters.
Clareece 'Precious' Jones:
My name is Clareece "Precious" Jones. I wish I had a light-skinned boyfriend with real nice hair. And I wanna be on the cover of a magazine. But first I wanna be in one of them BET videos. Momma said I can't dance. Plus, she said who wants to see my...
Ms Rain writes "you are a beautiful young women" in Precious' journal, instead of "woman".
$10,881,772 (USA) (22 November 2009)
$47,395,661 (USA) (7 March 2010)
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