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PG-13| 1 hr. 33 min.

Plot Summary
Curves on a blossoming young woman can be sexy, but not if you are told you have too many of them. "Real Women Have Curves" is a humorous and warmhearted look at a Mexican-American teenage girl coming of age in a boiling cauldron of cultural expectations, class constrictions, family duty, and her own personal aspirations.

Cast: America Ferrera , Lupe Ontiveros , Ingrid Oliu , George Lopez , Brian Sites , Jorge Cervera Jr. , Felipe de Alba , Soledad St. Hilaire

Director: Patricia Cardoso

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: HBO

Real Women Have Curves (2002)

Release Date: October 18th, 2002|1 hr. 33 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 75
    San Francisco Chronicle

    A warm, funny family story that defies popular notions about immigrant families. show more

  • 60
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Ms. Ferrera is an engaging performer; you find yourself rooting for Ana from the start, even though you know, from the predictable script by George LaVoo and Josefina Lopez, that rooting isn't required for a happy outcome. show more

  • 88
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    What's most refreshing about Real Women Have Curves is its unforced comedy-drama and its relaxed, natural-seeming actors. show more

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