Lushly produced, sunny drama about the dark reality of entrenched segregation and racial prejudice in early-’60s Jackson, Mississippi pits spoiled upper-middle-class mothers and housewives against the black female help they exploit and dehumanize until an unlikely trio come to the rescue. 

Distributor: DREAMWORKS
Running Time: 137 mins.
Color: Color
Production: A DreamWorks Pictures presentation, in association with Reliance Entertainment, 1492 Pictures, Participant Media and Imagenation Abu Dhabi.
Genre: Drama
Film Width: 1.85
Sound: Datasat Digital, Dolby Digital (AC-3), SDDS
Viola Davis | Emma Stone | Octavia Spencer | Bryce Dallas Howard | Jessica Chastain | Allison Janney | Sissy Spacek | Cicely Tyson | Mary Steenburgen | Mike Vogel | Aunjanue Ellis | Anna Camp | Ahna O'Reilly | Chris Lowell


Tate Taylor
Screenplay by 
Tate Taylor
Based on a book by 
Kathryn Stockett
Chris Columbus | Brunson Green | Michael Barnathan
Executive producer(s) 
Tate Taylor | Mark Radcliffe | L. Dean Jones | Nate Berkus | Jennifer Blum | John Norris | Jeff Skoll | Mohamed Mubarak Al Mazrouei
Director(s) of photography 
Stephen Goldblatt
Production designer(s) 
Mark Ricker
Edited by 
Hughes Winborne
Music by 
Thomas Newman
Costume designer(s) 
Sharen Davis