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Set in Harlem in 1987, Claireece "Precious" Jones is a 16-year-old African American girl born into a life no one would want. She's pregnant for the second time by her absent father; at home, she must wait hand and foot on her mother, an angry woman who abuses her emotionally and physically. School i
MPAA Rating R
Release Date 2009-11-06
Runtime 110 minutes
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moses_primm shared a tip "Amazing movie!! Rare to see a story so brutally honest. We need more stories from more people like Precious."
SistaTiph shared a tip "Sad but goid"
christie_biggers shared a tip "Both the book and the movie are so important and beautiful. Painful, honest and therefore, stunning."
bettis_morelock shared a tip "Trigger warning: discussion of incest and sexual abuse"
laura_furst shared a tip "Keep your tissues handy."
kimiko_williams shared a tip "Curious as to why you dislike this film?"
irina_shampay shared a tip "A story of a precious child who’s lived through hell and came back like precious diamond."
angela_penny_9830 shared a tip "Hard to watch, but powerful. I wish everyone in this situation could find a hero."
nikki_mccoy_1517 shared a tip "Even though there are some classic memes from this movie its a sad movie but a good one."
audra_simpson shared a tip "Heartbreaking and inspirational"
maurice_franklin_ii shared a tip "Creepy good and the book is worst in a good way"
RKSweet114 shared a tip "Good Storyline"
jamilla_vandyke-bailey shared a tip "read the book, “push,” first."
crisrosy shared a tip "A movie that is so well made and important but also so hard to watch, I can only see it once."
paige_krause_6274 shared a tip "Heartbreaking, honest, real. Unforgettable."