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Rated R for child abuse including sexual assault, and pervasive language.

R 109min.
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Monster's Ball producer Lee Daniels follows up his 2005 directorial debut, Shadowboxer, with this adaptation of author Sapphire's best-selling novel about an overweight, illiterate African-American teen from Harlem who discovers an alternate path in ... Read More
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August 14, 2011
The movie does sends off the message. Similar issues like that does happen in reality, and it could be in any race. It was disturbing and sad based on what Precious went through. The movie would of been better if the profanity were to be left out for spiritual folks to watch. Now I could understand that Precious didn't believe in abortions, she should of put her kids up for adoption. Imagine
May 24, 2010
what a depressing waste of talent this was. Typical Oprah- little (well, huge) girl lost and "precious" little redemption or hope. Black Americans should be outraged at the endless string of cliche negative images offered up. Oprah has an ego bigger than Steisands- had to reference her own show in the script. The take home lesson, don't be an abused, illiterate, obese 16 year old with 2 kids,
May 22, 2010
this may not be real but and since it's still possible this is a good way to learn how to press charges against it. run away. i don't like anti justice of any kind ! and they used to put this stuff on the kids section of demand once. asking if this movie is kid friendly. not to me and i only saw the previews of it. it may not be real. and thank god for goes around comes around :) and yet people
April 24, 2010
a rather pointless movie over all...and why that girl was nominated for best actress ill never know, she didnt do anything except be fat and ugly. That doesnt constitute a good performance. depressing movie on top of everything else.
March 15, 2010
I could not believe this movie was made. I never saw anything stereo typing black people in a worse way then this piece of garbage. From the smoking of Newports to the pig knuckle dinners if anything was proven here it is that Mel Brooks couldn't have written better satire. 15 year old black girl raped by her father twice has two kids with mothers knowledge and "Mom" blames the kid.

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