• Released
  • May 14, 2010
  • PG , 1 hr 51 min
  • Comedy
    Romance
  • 1,172 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A physical therapist falls in love with her patient, a professional basketball player.

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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Michael Elliot, the Philadelphia native who wrote Just Wright as a vehicle for Latifah - and who was on set for most of the shoot - says...
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
The reason Just Wright works is simple. It finds ways to let familiar characters move around inside a familiar premise like living,...
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Here Common isn't called upon to do much heavy lifting in the acting department, but he plays well with Queen Latifah. Sure, the movie is a...
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The movie is a rigged game of clichés and platitudes, but fans will be pleased by additional proof that Latifah is a lovable Queen but not...
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65

Movieline

By Michelle Orange
A film so tightly rigged that even its star's centrifugal charms can't keep you fully checked in.
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Just Wright is as formulaic as they come, but at its core is a surprisingly tender romantic drama.
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
The chemistry between the leads is more cozy than sexy, but the biggest issue is Latifah's noticeable - and admirable - discomfort with the...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
It's one thing for a romantic comedy to be predictable - they all end at the same destination, after all. But it's quite another thing to...
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Even within the most formulaic of genres, this Cinderella tale is uncommonly predictable.
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
That it squanders a terrific cast in the process -- one that also includes Common, Phylicia Rashad and Pam Grier -- makes it all the more...
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Rated PG | For some suggestive material and brief language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 12+ Positive messages galore in formulaic, teen-friendly romcom.
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