About this movie
Cast & Crew
Bryce Dallas Howard
- Octavia Spencer
Octavia L. Spencer
- Tate Taylor
- Brunson Green
- Chris Columbus
- Michael Barnathan
- Tate Taylor
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Reviews by Rotten Tomatoes
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David Sexton, This is London
It tackles a challenging, inflammatory subject in the corniest, safest way possible.– Full review
Xan Brooks, Guardian [UK]
In dramatic terms it works a treat.– Full review
Robbie Collin, Daily Telegraph
The Help not only has its cake and eats it, it makes short work of the fried chicken, grits and sweet potato pie, too.– Full review
Cath Clarke, Time Out
Yes, it gets a bit sentimental. Yes, some 'Ya-Ya Sisterhood' friendship clichs creep in. Yes, it glosses history. But it's also heartfelt, hilarious and the cast is a dream-team topped by Viola Davis.– Full review
Anna Smith, Empire Magazine
Sure, it's corny, but it mostly works.– Full review
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