Movies Like Akeelah and the Bee

On this page we've matched up popular movies which contain keyphrases such as black people, xenophobia and southern u.s.. When trying to find an alternative movie to Akeelah and the Bee you might be searching for another movie starring Keke Palmer or Laurence Fishburne, or perhaps another drama movie. For this reason we've implemented a similarity test applying various elements to determine a selection of films which closely match Akeelah and the Bee.

1991

release

Boyz n the Hood

Boyz n the Hood is a crime, drama film featuring Laurence Fishburne, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Ice Cube.

  • Similarity

    90%
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    100%
  • Storyline

    50%
  • Actors

    20%
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1989

release

Do the Right Thing

Boasting Ossie Davis and Danny Aiello, Do the Right Thing earned a movie rating of 7.5.

  • Similarity

    80%
  • Genre

    100%
  • Storyline

    50%
  • Actors

    0%
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1989

release

Driving Miss Daisy

Driving Miss Daisy is a comedy, drama film featuring Morgan Freeman, Jessica Tandy and Dan Aykroyd.

  • Similarity

    80%
  • Genre

    100%
  • Storyline

    50%
  • Actors

    0%
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2007

release

Freedom Writers

Boasting Hilary Swank and Patrick Dempsey, Freedom Writers received a film rating of 7.6.

  • Similarity

    70%
  • Genre

    100%
  • Storyline

    50%
  • Actors

    0%
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2007

release

American Gangster

American Gangster is a drama, crime film starring Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe and Chiwetel Ejiofor.

  • Similarity

    70%
  • Genre

    100%
  • Storyline

    50%
  • Actors

    0%
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2005

release

Coach Carter

Coach Carter is a drama film featuring Samuel L. Jackson, Rob Brown and Robert Ri'chard.

  • Similarity

    70%
  • Genre

    100%
  • Storyline

    50%
  • Actors

    0%
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2004

release

Ray

Starring Jamie Foxx and Kerry Washington, Ray received a film rating of 7.2.

  • Similarity

    70%
  • Genre

    100%
  • Storyline

    50%
  • Actors

    10%
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1998

release

How Stella Got Her Groove Back

Featuring Angela Bassett and Taye Diggs, How Stella Got Her Groove Back earned a film rating of 6.4.

  • Similarity

    70%
  • Genre

    100%
  • Storyline

    50%
  • Actors

    10%
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2002

release

Far from Heaven

Far from Heaven was released in 2002, starring Julianne Moore and Dennis Quaid and earned an average rating of 6.2.

  • Similarity

    70%
  • Genre

    100%
  • Storyline

    50%
  • Actors

    0%
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2008

release

Miracle at St. Anna

Featuring Derek Luke and Michael Ealy, Miracle at St. Anna earned a film rating of 6.7.

  • Similarity

    70%
  • Genre

    100%
  • Storyline

    50%
  • Actors

    0%
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