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PG-13| 1 hr. 49 min.

Plot Summary
Sidney (Sanaa Lathan) and Dre (Taye Diggs) can attribute their friendship and the launch of their careers to one single childhood instant ... witnessing the birth of hip-hop on a New York street corner. Now some 15 years later, she is a revered music critic and he is a successful, though unfulfilled, music executive. Both come to realize that their true life passions will only be fulfilled by remembering what they learned that day on the corner.

Cast: Taye Diggs , Sanaa Lathan , Mos Def , Nicole Ari Parker , Boris Kodjoe , Queen Latifah , Erik Weiner , Reggi Wyns

Director: Rick Famuyiwa

Genres: Romantic comedy, Drama

Distributor: Fox

Brown Sugar (2002)

Release Date: October 11th, 2002|1 hr. 49 min.

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  • 75
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Delightful love story. show more

  • 70
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    This isn't great filmmaking, but, under Rick Famuyiwa's direction, it's more than good enough. show more

  • 75
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    Sweet. The pun is unavoidable. It's the only adjective that fully captures the flavor of the romantic comedy Brown Sugar. show more

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