Released Date
November 6, 2009
Distributor
Lionsgate
Genre
Drama
Rating
R
Budget
$10,000,000
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$47,566,524 + $16,083,005 = $63,649,529
51

Mariah Carey

as Ms. Weiss

57

Lenny Kravitz

as Nurse John McFadden

46

Paula Patton

as Ms. Blu Rain

54

Mo'Nique

as Mary Lee Johnston

38

Gabourey Sidibe

as Claireece

54

Sherri Shepherd

as Lisa

About Precious

In New York City's Harlem circa 1987, an overweight, abused, illiterate teen who is pregnant with her second child is invited to enroll in an alternative school in hopes that her life can head in a new direction.

About

A troubled teen is invited to enroll in an alternative school that may give her a shot in life. Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire

Trivia

Actor Mo'Nique won the Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role. The movie was entirely shot in five weeks.