Akeelah and the Bee (2006)

PG   |    |  Drama, Family


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A young girl from South Los Angeles tries to make it to the National Spelling Bee.


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  • Angela Bassett in Akeelah and the Bee (2006)
  • Laurence Fishburne and Keke Palmer in Akeelah and the Bee (2006)
  • Keke Palmer in Akeelah and the Bee (2006)
  • Keke Palmer in Akeelah and the Bee (2006)
  • Laurence Fishburne in Akeelah and the Bee (2006)
  • Brittany Curran at an event for Akeelah and the Bee (2006)

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30 July 2006 | keit06
10
| A true work of art!!!!!!
Akeelah and the Bee is a great movie for the family. It's long overdue to see a movie about the African-American community that does not center around pimps, rapping or drugs in any way. I don't say this without reservation. As a African American aspiring actor, I realize that those are the parts that are written about and for us. That what makes this movie special, it shows that we as a people can rally behind a good cause. I can only hope that I will one day have the opportunity to showcase my talent in a feature such as this. The young actress portraying the title character is a great find. I can see she will be around for quite a while. Lawrence Fishborne did a wonderful job with this film. He became more than just a talent, but a wonderful producer as well. Be sure to catch this on DVD!!!

A Must see for all!!!!!

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