Just Wright

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Positive messages galore in formulaic, teen-friendly romcom.

PG 2010 100 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 5 reviews

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age 13+

A terrific "anti-Cinderella" story, especially for African American women.

Leslie Wright is a "big girl", dark skinned, and more comfortable in sweats and scrubs than minidresses and heels. Her godsister Morgan has Black American Princess written all over her: light of skin, delicate of bone, and material of aspiration. While Morgan schemes to meet and marry an NBA star, Leslie happens to charm a player she runs into with her natural humor, intelligence and automotive skills. Of course, fool that he is, he initially goes for Morgan, until he realizes which woman has the actual qualities to be his perfect match. I loved Queen Latifah as Leslie: she is smart, sassy, good at her job, and fiercely devoted to her friends and family. She wins her prince without makeovers or wardrobe changes, but simply by being her awesome self. PARENTAL NOTE - There is some talk of sex, and a "morning after" shot, but very chastely filmed . Pretty clean otherwise.

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Too much sex
age 12+
Just Wright is a great romance movie that's good for your young teens but this movie has some passionate kissing and a couple is seen under covers in bed the morning after also there's only one bad language used and some Drinking at a party and at a restaurant this movie does have a positive message it's said that Money isn’t everything; a job doesn’t define you, it’s what you do for a living; beauty is, yes, more than skin deep But some lessons are muddled.

This title has:

Too much sex
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Great messages

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