The Help 

Last Updated on: October 1st, 2022

Here is everything you need to know about the amazing movie The Help  including casting, reviews, fun facts and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!

The Help  Description

the help movieThe #1 New York Times bestseller by Kathryn Stockett comes to vivid life through the powerful performances of a phenomenal ensemble cast. Led by Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer and Bryce Dallas Howard, The Help is an inspirational, courageous and empowering story about very different, extraordinary women in the 1960s South who build an unlikely friendship around a secret writing project – one that breaks society’s rules and puts them all at risk. Filled with poignancy, humor and hope, The Help is a timeless, universal and triumphant story about the ability to create change.

The Help  Cast:
  • Emma Stone: Eugenia “Skeeter” Phelan
  • Viola Davis: Aibileen Clark
  • Octavia Spencer: Minny Jackson
  • Bryce Dallas Howard: Hilly Walters Holbrook
  • Jessica Chastain: Celia Rae Foote
  • Allison Janney: Charlotte Phelan
  • Ahna O’Reilly: Elizabeth Leefolt
  • Sissy Spacek: Mrs. Walters
  • Chris Lowell: Stuart Whitworth
  • Mike Vogel: Johnny Foote
  • Cicely Tyson: Constantine Bates
  • Anna Camp: Jolene French
  • Brian Kerwin: Robert Phelan
  • Aunjanue Ellis: Yule May Davis
  • Ted Welch: William Holbrook
  • Wes Chatham: Carlton Phelan
  • Shane McRae: Raleigh Leefolt
  • Roslyn Ruff: Pascagoula
  • Tarra Riggs: Gretchen
  • LaChanze: Rachel Bates
  • Mary Steenburgen: Elaine Stein
  • Leslie Jordan: Mr. Blackly
  • David Oyelowo: Preacher Green
  • Dana Ivey: Grace Higginbotham
  • Tiffany Brouwer: Rebecca
  • Carol Lee: Pearly
  • Carol Sutton: Cora
  • Millicent Bolton: Callie
  • Ashley Johnson: Mary Beth Caldwell
  • Nelsan Ellis: Henry
  • Emma and Eleanor Henry: Mae Mobley Leefolt
  • Shane Pengelly: Himself

The Help  Crew:
  • Director: Tate Taylor
  • Producers: Chris Columbus, Michael Branathan and Brunson Green
  • Screenplay: Tate Taylor

The Help  Details

  • Movie Studio:
  • Year Released: 2011
  • Type of Movie: Live Action
  • Box Office: $216.6 million
  • Awards: Won British Academy Award; Won Golden Globe
  • IMDB Link

The Help  Trailer:

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