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For Colored Girls

Rated R for some disturbing violence including a rape, sexual content and language.

R 134min.
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Ntozake Shange's Obie Award-winning play exploring the plight of black women makes the leap from stage to screen with this ensemble drama directed by Tyler Perry, and starring Janet Jackson, Loretta Devine, Hill Harper, Thandie Newton, Whoopi ... Read More
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July 18, 2013
55 minutes into the movie I had to look up the cast and there he was , at the top of the list Director : Tyler Perry . I should have known . I love love love his movies
May 21, 2011
What a great movie! I'm not a colored girl but I sure appreciated the poetic interweavings and wonderful portrayal of the women in this movie. I have never written a review on any movie but I was compeled to give this one 5 stars.
March 14, 2011
I would give this movie a no star if I could. I totally agree with Krauseneck123 it's 2 hours of my life I will never get back. My husband was being optimistic and was hoping the movie would pick up somehow and of course it didn't. I am a woman of color and my life is no where close to this mess of characters with their dramatic woes of haiku, poetry, and
February 19, 2011
Wow!! Janet gave a awesome performance. So did the rest of the cast..
February 09, 2011
I first want to say that unfortunately a lot of people in the world wouldn't know a masterpiece if they were slapped with it! This is coming from a Not-So-Die-Hard-Fan-Of-Tyler. This movie is a must see for all people. Granted the title is "For Colored Girls" please don't let that hinder you from going to see it, because the

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