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Akeelah and the Bee (2006)

Changing the world... one word at a time.
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Rating: PG
imdb: 7.5
Runtime: 112
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$18.8 mil
Genre(s): Drama
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Akeelah is a young girl with odds stacked against her. From a single parent home and surrounded by a bad environment, she finds herself in a school spelling bee as a simple way to avoid detention. Strangely, Akeelah realizes a hidden talent for spelling and vocabulary. Knowing that the possibility of going further and competing on a regional and possibly national level, Akeelah begins getting tutored by a local English professor, Dr. Larabee. Follow the twists and turns of preparing this young girl to face her fears and realize her full potential.
UPC: 031398195962
Release Date August 29, 2006

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