• Real Women Have Curves (2002)

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Release Date: 2002

DVD Release Date: April 22nd, 2003

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

Production Co: HBO Films

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Enormously entertaining for moviegoers of any age -- But for young women depressed because they don't look like skinny models, this film is a breath of common sense and fresh air. Real Women Have Curves is a reminder of how rarely the women in the movies are real. show more

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

  • 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

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