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For Colored Girls

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

R In Theaters 11/5/2010 , 134min.
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86%
Viewer score based on 1226 ratings
50%
Critic score based on 33 reviews

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July 18, 2013
montana2298
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
soil1050
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
KeraO
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
ventowan1563
Wow!! Janet gave a awesome performance. So did the rest of the cast..
February 09, 2011
ACurlThing
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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Variety
The result falls squarely in familiar territory, better acted and better lit, perhaps, but more inauthentically melodramatic than ever. Full Review
Amy Nicholson
Boxoffice Magazine
These ladies - even at their weakest - carry themselves with the confidence of winners, and we cling to their strength like a life raft. Full Review
Betsy Sharkey
Los Angeles Times
Whatever stumbles there may be, they are offset by moments when For Colored Girls soars. Full Review
Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic
There's no question that Black women are underrepresented in movies. There's also no question that when they get a chance to perform, they deserve a better movie than For Colored Girls. Full Review
Claudia Puig
USA Today
Kimberly Elise gives the best performance as a beleaguered woman with an abusive boyfriend (Michael Ealy). Full Review
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