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Drama Family 
Rated: 7+ (PG)20061h 52mOn: HBO MAX HBO 

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 aptitude earns her an opportunity to compete for a spot in the Scripps National Spelling Bee.Akeelah and the Bee featuring Keke Palmer and Laurence Fishburne is streaming with subscription on HBO MAX, streaming on HBO, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and 5 others. It's an animation and documentary movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.3 (18,279 votes) and was well received by critics.

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Doug Atchison

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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO).

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Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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#3,028 Ranked Movie

#202 Ranked in Movies on HBO

#225 Ranked in Documentary Movies

#459 Ranked in Movies on HBO MAX

Akeelah and the Bee has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.3 (18,279 votes) and was well received by critics. The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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