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Akeelah and the Bee

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Akeelah and the Bee

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Akeelah and the Bee



Product Details

  • Actors: Angela Bassett, Laurence Fishburne, Keke Palmer, Curtis Armstrong, J.R. Villarreal
  • Directors: Doug Atchison
  • Writers: Doug Atchison
  • Producers: Laurence Fishburne, Dalia Phillips, Danny Llewelyn, Helen Sugland, Jaki Brown
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Closed-captioned, Color, Dolby, NTSC, Subtitled, Widescreen
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo), English (Dolby Digital 5.1)
  • Subtitles: English, Spanish
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: PG Parental Guidance Suggested
  • Studio: Lions Gate
  • DVD Release Date: August 29, 2006
  • Run Time: 112 minutes
  • Learn more about "Akeelah and the Bee (Widescreen Edition)" on IMDb

AKEELAH AND THE BEE is the inspirational story of Akeelah Anderson (Keke Palmer), an eleven-year-old girl from south Los Angeles with a gift for words. Despite the objections of her mother Tanya (Angela Bassett), Akeelah enters various spelling contests, for which she is tutored by the forthright Dr. Larabee (Laurence Fishburne); her principal Mr. Welch (Curtis Armstrong) and the proud residents of her neighborhood. Akeelah's aptitude earns her an opportunity to compete for a spot in the Scripps National Spelling Bee and, in turn, unites her neighborhood who witness the courage and inspiration of one amazing little girl.


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