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Mississippi during the 1960s: Skeeter, a southern society girl, returns from college determined to become a writer, but turns her friends' lives, and a small Mississippi town, upside down when she decides to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent southern fa... Read More »
From the critics
AgeAdd Age Suitability
green_tiger_209 thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over
orange_flamingo_34 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over
blue_dolphin_4161 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages
hardkorelish thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over
QuotesAdd a Quote
Aibileen Clark: "...Eighteen people died in Jackson that day... ten white and eight black... God don't pay no mind to color once he decide to set a tornado loose..."
Minny Jackson: "Eat my sh*t." Hilly Holbrook: "Excuse me?" Minny Jackson: "I said eat... my... sh*t." Hilly Holbrook: "Have you lost your mind?" Minny Jackson: "No, ma'am but you is about to. 'Cause you just did."
Aibileen Clark (to little Mae Mobley): "You is kind. You is smart. You is important."
Constantine (to young Skeeter): "...Every day... Every day you not dead in the ground... and you wake up in the mornin'... you gonna have to make some decisions... You gotta ask yourself this question: Am I gonna BELIEVE all them bad things them fools say 'bout me today? Y'hear me? Am I gonna BELIEVE all them BAD things them fools say 'bout me TODAY..."
NoticesAdd a Notice
Frightening or Intense Scenes: Putting feces in someone's food is an act of violence and potentially life-threatening, yet it's treated as funny. Could give pranksters, unaware of the dangers of e-coli bacteria, ideas.
Coarse Language: They say a lot of bad words! Like (s- d- h- p-) And a lot more
Other: Well it's about the racism of that time but anyways. It's a little racist.
SummaryAdd a Summary
Superb movie...excellent acting for Viola Davis, Emma Stone, Octivia Spencer...very moving and emotional....