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Just Wright (2010)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Romance, Sport  |  14 May 2010 (USA)
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A physical therapist falls for the basketball player she is helping recover from a career-threatening injury.

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Leslie Wright is a straight-shooting physical therapist who gets the gig of a lifetime working with NBA All-Star Scott McKnight. All is going well until Leslie finds herself falling for Scott, forcing her to choose between the gig and the tug-of-war inside her heart. Oblivious to her romantic overtures, McKnight is instead drawn to the affections of Leslie's childhood friend Morgan, who has her sights set on being an NBA trophy wife. Is Leslie destined to play the role of "best friend" forever or will Scott finally see that what he always wanted is right in front of him? Written by Fox Searclight Pictures

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Rated PG for some suggestive material and brief language | See all certifications »

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Box Office

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$8,284,989 (USA) (14 May 2010)

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$21,520,719 (USA) (30 July 2010)
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John Legend:  Nets fan cheering courtside when McKnight is injured. See more »

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In a scene in which McKnight says he's been trying to reach Morgan all day and is told she's been shopping, he and Leslie watch a report from "Mike & Mike in the Morning" on ESPN. The Mike & Mike Show airs live from 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM. Therefore, McKnight could not have been trying "all day" to reach her nor could she have been shopping long. See more »

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basically about how true love and being true to yourself prevails in the end
23 September 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I thoroughly enjoyed the spark ignited by Queen Latifah and Common in this movie. It might be predictable like some say but which movie isn't. what i like is the fact that Common is the kinda guy we don't have too many of nowadays. i watched it over six times and still did not get bored. i enjoyed it and will recommended it for your weekend movie must watch.

The movie is about Leslie Wright who has a father that adores her but a mother that believes that she should be married if she was not too tom boyish. Her mother does not hide her disdain for her looks when she chose to give her diamond earrings to Morgan (Leslie's god sister) to wear on the day of Scott Mcknight's party. However Leslie was true to herself and this eventually paid off in the end when Scott came to appreciate her for who she is and chose her instead of the gorgeous Morgan.

Sparks fly, chemistry is ignited between Leslie and Scott and for us die-hard romantics its gonna be one of your favorite movies in a long time to come.


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