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Guess Who (2005)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  25 March 2005 (USA)
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A sarcastic father (Mac) has plenty to say about his daughter wanting to marry a white boy (Kutcher).

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Percy and Marilyn are renewing their vows for their anniversary, and their daughter Theresa brings her boyfriend Simon for them to meet. Unbeknownst to her parents, the kids plan to announce their engagement during the weekend. The Jones family is Black; Theresa neglects to tell them Simon is White. Race complicates Percy's general mistrust of any boyfriend, so he instigates an investigation of Simon, discovering he's recently lost his job and hasn't told Theresa. Mistrust rears its ugly head, and in the process of Theresa and Simon's argument, Marilyn and Percy fall out. What can the men do to cross the divide between each other and between men and women? Will anyone be exchanging vows? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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His daughter's Mr. Right just turned out to be... Mr. White. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for sex-related humor | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

25 March 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Dinner Party  »

Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$199,179 (Italy) (19 August 2005)

Gross:

$10,732,175 (Europe) (19 August 2005)
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Trivia

As evidenced by the clappers in the deleted scenes section, the working title for the movie was "The Dinner Party". See more »

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When Percy and Simon are in the car, Percy buckles his seat belt twice. See more »

Quotes

Percy: Hi. Reservation for Percy Jones.
Polly: And that's Jones with a "J"?
Percy: No, Jones with a "P". I made the reservation last week.
Simon Green: You knew you were gonna kick me out a week ago?
Percy: Son, I knew I was gonna kick you out 24 years ago... when the doctor announced it was a girl.
Polly: Here you are.
Percy: Good.
Polly: We gave your room away.
Percy: What?
Polly: Check in was at 4:00.
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References The Toy (1982) See more »

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Something He Can Feel
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Decent Film!
7 November 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

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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