Filly Brown Synopsis
Majo Tonorio faces a difficult choice between selling out for money or staying true to her friends.
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Los Angeles Times

By Amy Nicholson
The cast keeps us invested in Filly's furious resurrection.
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70

Village Voice

By Aaron Hillis
Youssef Delara and Michael D. Olmos's variation on the too-familiar subgenre (the rising inner-city superstar here is a Latina tomboy) is...
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67

Austin Chronicle

Sure, we’ve all seen this story before, but that doesn’t hamper this film from being enormously entertaining, with riveting performances,...
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Melodramatic and gritty Filly Brown marks the debut of a magnetic screen presence in Gina Rodriguez, as well as the final performance of...
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63

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
There’s nothing much new here, but the performances and the milieu make Filly Brown an entertaining, honorable installment in a story that...
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

By David Rooney
A dynamic breakout performance from Gina Rodriguez helps this rap-infused drama about a young Los Angeles Latina overcome its patchy...
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30

Variety

By Robert Koehler
The resulting film is a trite piece of storytelling, with character development and plot points that feel not so much lived in as borrowed...
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Awesomee movie.!!

By y.gonzalez26
This movie is just awesomee I would defiantly see it over and over again. It has its funny parts and its sad parts where you just cry. I LoVE IT..!!! Jenni Rivera did an awesomee performance in this...

its a have to watch film!!!

By justme_stephanie
This is a classic film of a mother and daughter relationship. They each help eachother out to succed what they wish for. Jenny Rivera as we all know tragicly died last year, but the actriss alejandra...

Filly Brown

By Temistlatlzin
This movie was outstanding! I would love to see more of these type of movies specially when local artist get a chance to acto and show their talents....

LOVE YOU JENNI

By ramiromod
What a loss..who;s to say how far miss rivera would;ve gone had it not been for her untimely death in decenber..enjoyed the movie and had this uneasy feeling knowing this movie and her jenni show on...

Filly Brown.

By azel_G
The movie was great it was sad, funny , and very interesting i loved it i would go again to see it. everyone on there were great actors would have loved to see Jenny sing but that didnt happen. but...

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it was good

By bayman707
it was good but to see jenny that way its was not good the only good thing i like was she trying to rap but she should had done her own rap not her mom rap baby bash play a good part i saw it with...

The movie was a good movie, but Jeni did not appear in at enough!!!

By DESERTMARQUE
The movie all in all was a good movie, but I feel it was oversold by James Olmos, because Jeni did not appear in it enough!!! I feel she only did small cameo roles and did not participate enough like...

FILLY BROWN!!! MUST SEE!!

By yessenia_prado
I Loved It. Must See!!! Make You Count Your Blessing.Its A Great Movie For Older People As Well As FAMILY The Music Was Great I Felt It Dancing. And It Had My Girl JENNI RIVERA! BUT FYI Its Not About...

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By jwinniii
"Back in the day" sounds corny at first, but children really do change everything. This movie makes a good approach to a subject that needs approaching. JW...

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Rated R | For Language, Violence and Some Drug Use
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 15 & under Young hip-hop artist sacrifices her true identity for fame.
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