Akeelah And The Bee

Sentimental, manipulative, predictable and utterly charming, writer-director Doug Atchison's underdog tale revolves around an indifferent student who blossoms after heeding the siren call of competitive spelling. Eleven-year-old Akeelah Anderson (Keke Palmer) is both bored by her classes at Crenshaw Middle School, a struggling institution in South Los Angeles,...read more

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  • Released: 2006
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: Sentimental, manipulative, predictable and utterly charming, writer-director Doug Atchison's underdog tale revolves around an indifferent student who blossoms after heeding the siren call of competitive spelling. Eleven-year-old Akeelah Anderson (Keke Palm… (more)

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