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Bessie

LGBTQDrama18+ (R)20151h 47m
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#37590 Ranked Movie
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Bessie (2015)

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LGBTQ Drama Rated: 18+ (R)20151h 47m

The story of legendary blues performer, Bessie Smith, who rose to fame during the 1920s and '30s.Bessie featuring Queen Latifah and Mo'Nique is streaming with subscription on HBO MAX, streaming on HBO, streaming with subscription on DIRECTV Stream, and 5 others. It's a drama and LGBTQ movie with an average IMDb audience rating of 6.6 (4,493 votes).

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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, HBO, and DIRECTV STREAM).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video, and 2 others).

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#37,590 Ranked Movie

#470 Ranked in LGBTQ Movies

#900 Ranked in Movies on HBO

#1499 Ranked in Female Director Movies

Bessie has an average IMDb audience rating of 6.6 (4,493 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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About Bessie

Bessie Overview

The story of legendary blues performer, Bessie Smith, who rose to fame during the 1920s and '30s.

Age rating: 18+ (R)
Runtime: 1h 47m

Extra Information

Related Genres: LGBTQDrama
Related Tags: Female Director
Country of origin: America
Available to watch on: HBO MAXHBODIRECTV STREAM
Original Release Date: May 16, 2015
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