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Guess Who (2005)

PG-13  |   |  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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Theresa Jones (as Zoë Saldaña)
Reggie (as Ronreaco Lee)
Winnie (as Jonell Kennedy)


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 <>

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


Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:





Release Date:

25 March 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Dinner Party  »

Box Office


$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$20,671,446 (USA) (25 March 2005)


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

Company Credits

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


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


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


Percy: If you're gonna marry one of these women, sometimes it's gonna hurt like hell. And all you can do is admit that you're wrong and know that she's always right.
Simon Green: She's right?
Percy: That's right.
Simon Green: Always?
Percy: Right.
Simon Green: Right.
Percy: That's right.
Simon Green: All right okay, what about all that talk about my dignity?
Percy: Do you love her? Do you want her? Then she's always right.
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Crazy Credits

During the credits we get to see the home video of the wedding, and hear the main characters comment on the events. See more »


Referenced in DVD-R Hell: Cavemen (2013) See more »


Written by Snoop Dogg (as Calvin Broadus), Pharrell Williams, Chad Hugo,
Lonnie Simmons, Rudy Taylor and Charlie Wilson
Performed by Snoop Dogg featuring Charlie Wilson & Justin Timberlake
Courtesy of Geffen Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
Charlie Wilson appears courtesy of Jive Records
Justin Timberlake appears courtesy of Jive Records
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Fun Feel--Good Story
18 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Even though the movie is corny, it still sends a message that love will prevail. Family means everything and without their support, love and consideration, life will be harder. Just knowing that your family loves you and what you love, makes facing the world that much easier.

I compare this to My Big Fat Greek Wedding in cultural attributes. There is a world out there of give and take and for the most part, I feel people have forgotten that. These two movies show that consideration and the almighty give and take are important to long-lasting relationships in any culture, religion and family.

I recommend watching this movie with an open mind, hoping to laugh, love, cry and remember how to have a healthy relationship and I hope this inspires you to have consideration for others in your world.

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