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Akeelah is a precocious 11-year-old girl from south Los Angeles with a gift for words. Despite her mother's objections, Akeelah enters various spelling contests, for which she is tutored by the forthright Dr. Larabee, her principal Mr. Welch, and the proud residents of her neighborhood. Akeelah's ap
MPAA Rating PG
Release Date 2006-04-28
Runtime 112 minutes
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christina_paz shared a tip "This is a good inspirational movie"
a_b_1280 shared a tip "I absolutely love KeKe Palmer. This is such an inspiring movie!!"
stefani_marie shared a tip "A movie that you and your family will love! It will also make everyone want to start learning how to spell and learn new words!!"
craig_koffler_114 shared a tip "A good movie about a girls journey to a spelling bee"
amanda_aragona_9906 shared a tip "Genius child"
katherine_hovanec shared a tip "Wholesome"
tiffany_4752 shared a tip "Love it, I watched it when I was younger and couldn't get enough"