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Spellbound (2002)

G
97 min | Documentary, Comedy, Thriller

Spellbound follows eight teenagers on their quest to win the 1999 National Spelling Bee.
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Release date
Mar 14, 2002 (United States)

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50 cast members
Name STARmeter Known for
Angela Arenivar
Self - Spelling Bee Participant Self - Spelling Bee Participant   See fewer
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Ubaldo Arenivar
Self - Angela's Father (as Ubaldo) Self - Angela's Father (as Ubaldo)   See fewer
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Jorge Arenivar
Self - Angela's Brother (as Jorge) Self - Angela's Brother (as Jorge)   See fewer
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Scott McGarraugh
Self - Ranch Owner (as Mr. McGarraugh) Self - Ranch Owner (as Mr. McGarraugh)   See fewer
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Lindy McGarraugh
Self - Ranch Owner (as Mrs. McGarraugh) Self - Ranch Owner (as Mrs. McGarraugh)   See fewer
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Concepción Arenivar
Self - Angela's Mother (as Concepción) Self - Angela's Mother (as Concepción)   See fewer
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Mrs. Slaughter
Self - Angela's Teacher Self - Angela's Teacher   See fewer
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Neelima Marupudi
Self - Potter County Champion (as Neelima) Self - Potter County Champion (as Neelima)   See fewer
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Nupur Lala
Self - Spelling Bee Participant Self - Spelling Bee Participant   See fewer
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Ms. Whitehurst
Self - Nupur's Teacher Self - Nupur's Teacher   See fewer
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Parag Lala
Self - Nupur's Father (as Parag) Self - Nupur's Father (as Parag)   See fewer
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Meena Lala
Self - Nupur's Mother (as Meena) Self - Nupur's Mother (as Meena)   See fewer
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Kuna Lala
Self - Nupur's Brother (as Kuna) Self - Nupur's Brother (as Kuna)   See fewer
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Ted Brigham
Self - Spelling Bee Participant Self - Spelling Bee Participant   See fewer
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Ms. Blair
Self - Ted's Teacher Self - Ted's Teacher   See fewer
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Dan Brigham
Self - Ted's Brother Self - Ted's Brother   See fewer
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Tim Brigham
Self - Ted's Brother (as Tim) Self - Ted's Brother (as Tim)   See fewer
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Earl Brigham
Self - Ted's Father (as Earl) Self - Ted's Father (as Earl)   See fewer
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Dorothy Brigham
Self - Ted's Mother (as Dorothy) Self - Ted's Mother (as Dorothy)   See fewer
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Emily Stagg
Self - Spelling Bee Participant Self - Spelling Bee Participant   See fewer
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David Stagg
Self - Emily's Father (as David) Self - Emily's Father (as David)   See fewer
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Suzanne Stagg
Self - Emily's Mother (as Suzanne) Self - Emily's Mother (as Suzanne)   See fewer
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Ashley White
Self - Spelling Bee Participant Self - Spelling Bee Participant   See fewer
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Angela White
Self - Ashley's Mother (as Angela) Self - Ashley's Mother (as Angela)   See fewer
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Ms. Williams
Self - Ashley's Teacher Self - Ashley's Teacher   See fewer
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Sigourney White
Self - Ashley's Sister (as Sigourney) Self - Ashley's Sister (as Sigourney)   See fewer
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Neil Kadakia
Self - Spelling Bee Participant Self - Spelling Bee Participant   See fewer
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Rajesh Kadakia
Self - Neil's Father (as Rajesh) Self - Neil's Father (as Rajesh)   See fewer
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Darshana Kadakia
Self - Neil's Mother (as Darshana) Self - Neil's Mother (as Darshana)   See fewer
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Shivani Kadakia
Self - Neil's Sister (as Shivani) Self - Neil's Sister (as Shivani)   See fewer
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Samye Hill
Self - Neil's Spelling Coach Self - Neil's Spelling Coach   See fewer
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April DeGideo
Self - Spelling Bee Participant Self - Spelling Bee Participant   See fewer
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Al DeGideo
Self - April's Father (as Al) Self - April's Father (as Al)   See fewer
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Gale DeGideo
Self - April's Mother (as Gale) Self - April's Mother (as Gale)   See fewer
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Mr. Miller
Self - April's Teacher Self - April's Teacher   See fewer
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Harry Altman
Self - Spelling Bee Participant Self - Spelling Bee Participant   See fewer
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Fay Sharit
Self - Harry's Mother (as Fay) Self - Harry's Mother (as Fay)   See fewer
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Paige Kimble
Self - National Spelling Bee Director and 1981 National Champion Self - National Spelling Bee Director and 1981 National Champion   See fewer
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Alex Cameron
Self - National Spelling Bee Pronouncer Self - National Spelling Bee Pronouncer   See fewer
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Mona Goldstein
Self - Mother of Last Year's 4th Place Speller Self - Mother of Last Year's 4th Place Speller   See fewer
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Frank Neuhauser
Self - 1925 National Champion Self - 1925 National Champion   See fewer
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Jonathan Knisely
Self - 1971 National Champion Self - 1971 National Champion   See fewer
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Balu Natarajan
Self - 1985 National Champion Self - 1985 National Champion   See fewer
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Janaky Natarajan
Self - Balu's Mother Self - Balu's Mother   See fewer
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George Thampy
Self - Spelling Bee Participant Self - Spelling Bee Participant   See fewer
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Vinay Krupadev
Boy Who Says Yenta Boy Who Says Yenta   See fewer
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Julianne Ruth
Self - Angela's Friend Self - Angela's Friend   See fewer
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Jacques Bailly
Self (uncredited) Self (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Dolan
Self (uncredited) Self (uncredited)   See fewer
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Katie Kerwin McCrimmon
Self (uncredited) Self (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.5 / 10 | 11,784 votes