Girlfight Synopsis
A Latina (Michelle Rodriguez) falls in love while honing her boxing skills.
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Critic Ratings

70
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
While Rodriguez punches through the indie clutter to announce herself as a superb new movie talent, so Kusama scores big points in her...
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88

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
A terrific little uppercut of a boxing movie and close to a perfect one.
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88

New York Post

By Jonathan Foreman
Refreshing and surprising, the way independent movies are supposed to be.
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
It's always about more than boxing.
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80

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
A strong, stinging film, alive with conflicts that defy glib resolutions.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Rodriguez is riveting, with a drop-dead cynical charm.
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75

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Uplifting and moving in a traditional Hollywood way, while also seeming as raw and unfiltered as cinema vérité.
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75

USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
A coming-of-age tale that truly floats like a butterfly and stings like a bee.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Edward Guthmann
The movie belongs to Rodriguez: A gorgeous woman with a powerful body and the face of an Aztec princess, she's also a natural talent who...
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48

Mr. Showbiz

By Michael Atkinson
A modest project with an agreeably modest point of view, but it cries out for a sharp, believable naturalism Kusama simply doesn't supply.
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Rated R | For Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 16+ Thought-provoking boxing drama has lots of profanity.
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