Lily Owens (Dakota Fanning), a lonely 14-year-old girl haunted by the memory of her late mother, runs away from home with her caregiver Rosaleen (Jennifer Hudson) to escape her abusive father (Paul Bettany). Finding her way to a South Carolina town that she believes holds the secret to her mother's past, Lily is taken in by the Boatwright sisters, August (Queen Latifah), June (Alicia Keys) and May (Sophie Okonedo), three strong, independent women who raise bees. Directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood. With Tristan Wilds and Nate Parker. Categories: Adventure, Drama, Based on a Novel. Year: 2008.
Alicia Keys in The Secret Life of Bees
Scarlett Johannsson plays a graduate student from a modest background who becomes a nanny for a fabulously rich New York family in this movie version of the bestselling novel. She is both impressed and intimidated by the selfish, glamorous Mrs. X (Laura Linney), her employer, and cares deeply about the little boy (Nicholas Art) she works with. But she is frustrated: How can she get his mother and workaholic father to pay attention to this child? While she struggles with this question, she juggles her studies and an attraction to a hot Harvard student. Directed by Robert Pulcini. With Chris Evans and Alicia Keys. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 2007.
Alicia Keys in The Nanny Diaries
After a mob boss puts a contract on Buddy "Aces" Israel (Jeremy Piven), a sleazy magician turned FBI informant, the Feds place Aces into protective custody in a swanky Las Vegas penthouse. When word of the price on Aces' head hits the streets and horde of bounty hunters, hired guns and double-crossing mobsters race against one another to be the first to collect the prize. Directed by Joe Carnahan. With Ben Affleck, Jason Bateman, Andy Garcia, Ray Liotta and Ryan Reynolds. Categories: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama. Year: 2007.
Alicia Keys in Smokin Aces