Signature Move (2017)


Critic Consensus: No consensus yet.


Want to See

Not Interested

Add Rating
My Rating    

Movie Info

A new romance with Alma forces Zaynab to confront her relationship with her recently widowed mother who escapes to TV dramas and finding her daughter a husband. In this coming-of-age Muslim melodrama, Zaynab copes by taking up Lucha-style wrestling.

Watch it now


News & Interviews for Signature Move

Critic Reviews for Signature Move

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (5)

With its likable characters, local color and cross-cultural sparks, "Signature Move" has unsentimental sweetness and pluck.

Feb 8, 2018 | Full Review…

While this likely will appeal strongly to LGBTQ audiences, I hope it finds a wider viewing, as the acting and the dialogue make for excellent drama.

Sep 29, 2017 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

It doesn't all work. But the film's gently erratic personality is winning nonetheless, and it's interesting to watch Reeder, in the first project she has done without a hand in the writing, make sense of the tones.

Sep 29, 2017 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

This plays like a hipster version of a Nia Vardalos comedy.

Sep 28, 2017 | Full Review…

Vivid details can animate almost any old chestnut, and many of the variations on this timeworn tale help to give the film its appeal.

Mar 21, 2017 | Full Review…

Signature Move is unabashedly a romantic comedy that still manages to include serious content, albeit in a lighthearted way.

Nov 8, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Signature Move

There are no featured reviews for Signature Move at this time.

Signature Move Quotes

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

News & Features