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Guess Who, which is a loose remake of the 1967 classic "Guess Who's Coming To Dinner", is a better film than I anticipated, but still not all that great. It's more of a mediocre film that has some good laughs at time and subtle chemistry between the two leads. All of these comedies that tend to be about race(black vs. white) are generally unfunny, but this film does have some funny moments.
Kevin Sullivan's film is about a young couple named Theresa and Simon who just got engaged. Theresa takes her fiancée to meet her parents and they, especially her father, Percy is taken aback on how much different Simon is from them. That leads to tension and all sorts of fun things happening.
The acting is not too shabby. As mentioned previously, the actors have some subtle chemistry. I always happened to be a fan of Bernie Mac so I was happy to see him here since he was the best thing about the movie. I'm not a fan of Ashton Kutcher and probably will never be, but I did feel sympathetic for his character.
Overall, this is a decent movie if you can look past the racial themes and more unfunny moments than funny moments. That being said, there are some good jokes and my favorite scene is when Simon meets the grandfather for the first time around the dinner table. All-in-all, not a bad film but could have been better. I rate this film 7/10.
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