Southside With You Synopsis
Inspired by Barack and Michelle Obama’s first date, SOUTHSIDE WITH YOU recounts the eventful summer day in 1989 when a young law firm associate named Barack Obama tried to woo lawyer Michelle Robinson during a daylong date.
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By paulallen1225
Very well written and well acted. Makes you connect with the actors and the story. A great movie for the entire family....

an inside look at Michelle Robinson and Barack Obama

By sara24hot
I liked the film; the theme is presented well. I liked having a closer view of the current president and first lady before they had those titles. I loved the close interactions and conversations...

Would rather put a rusty fork in my eye

By bill4272016490
What a horrible piece of propaganda this is. So blatantly shameful it would make Joseph Goebbels blush....

By drrichardjkessler
The hateful reaction to this movie by some viewers about two complex but lovely and loving people is shameful and worrisome....


By ywmcd84
LOVED, LOVED, LOVED IT!!! ONE could FEEL the LOVE transcending the screen. Obviously, ANYONE that DIDN'T enjoy this film, doesn't care-for Michelle and Barack Obama. My ONLY disappointment, IT WAS...

A Love Story

By jesusjoy105
I thoroughly enjoyed this movie. The casting of Tika Sumpter as Michelle Obama and Parker Sawyers as Barak Obama was genius. Tika Sumpter owns the screen in whatever role she plays, and she didn't...

Southside With You

By gfwebsurfer
It's a great look at President and First Lady Obama as regular folks. If you have been to the Southside, it will be easy to relate to the spirit of this movie. You will get an insider's view...

Cute and enjoyable

By saracdavis
Love the chemistry between these two. Interesting to hear the background about themselves shares on their first date. It was a really cute film!...


By liquez
This was a very nice film. Love seeing couples make their relationship work....

So Beautiful

By Leapfaith503
With all of the negativity around our media, it's so nice to see a movie that captures what most human beings can admit and agree upon and that is being the beauty of LOVE. I'm so glad that the...

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Rated PG-13 | For Brief Strong Language, A Violent Image, A Drug Reference and Smoking
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Witty, winning, but sometimes long-winded tale of love.
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