Guess Who Reviews

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Joseph Proimakis
Movies for the Masses
October 3, 2006
full review in Greek
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5

Film Threat
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Austin O'Connor
Lowell Sun
May 6, 2005
the movie is little more than an interracial riff on Meet the Parents, but it's consistently funny, and it's enough of a riff to make it feel fresh.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Matthew Turner
ViewLondon
April 23, 2005
Kutcher does a good job of reigning in his likeable idiot persona from That 70s Show and Dude, Where's My Car? to the point where you almost - but not quite - buy him as a high-flying stockbroker type.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Anton Bitel
Movie Gazette
April 22, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Michael A. Smith
Nolan's Pop Culture Review
April 15, 2005
'If there was any doubt that Bernie Mac is a movie star, "Guess Who" erases it.'
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Todd Jorgenson
Denton Record Chronicle (TX)
April 15, 2005
...never loses its focus on providing laughs. And it does that with a surprising consistency that demonstrates an ability to appeal, fittingly, to a wide and diverse audience.
Vince Koehler
Entertainment Spectrum
April 14, 2005
I laughed at the interplay and think anyone should enjoy this fun film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
April 7, 2005
If you never even begin to compare this film to the classic that inspired it ... then it's a perfectly enjoyable bit of fluffy farce.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Sean O'Connell
Charlotte Weekly
April 4, 2005
The film does pop off some huge belly laughs before the formula gets the better of it.
| Original Score: 3/4
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Bruce Newman
San Jose Mercury News
April 2, 2005
Mac and Kutcher have proved themselves better comics than actors, but both give charming, subtle performances here.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
Lori Hoffman
Atlantic City Weekly
April 1, 2005
Guess Who is a movie that plays the race card for gentle laughs ...
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Linda Cook
KWQC-TV (Iowa)
March 31, 2005
Well, guess what? "Guess Who" isn't a remake...at least, not of "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner." It's more like "Meet the Fockers" with themes about bigotry and honesty.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Donald Munro
Fresno Bee
March 31, 2005
The film is content to poke gentle fun, not try to blaze any trails, unlike its much more illustrious predecessor.
| Original Score: B
Pete Vonder Haar
Film Threat
March 29, 2005
A respectable enough comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central
March 28, 2005
Surpasses expectation.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat
March 28, 2005
I don't think Guess Who is a very good movie about its subject...but it works pretty well as a piece of light entertainment.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
March 25, 2005
Guess Who owes more to Meet the Parents than it does Guess Who's Coming to Dinner.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Robert Wilonsky
Dallas Observer
March 25, 2005
It breaks no ground, but at least it doesn't bury itself beneath so much proselytizing and posing.

Baltimore Sun
March 25, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
October 18, 2008
Top Critic

Time Out
June 24, 2006
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006
Top Critic

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
July 5, 2005

Sydney Morning Herald
May 13, 2005
Kamal 'The Diva' Larsuel
3BlackChicks Review
April 27, 2005

ComingSoon.net
March 24, 2005

Boston Phoenix
March 24, 2005
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AV Club
March 24, 2005
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