Just Wright

  • PG
  • Sanaa Hamri (2010)
  • US
  • 96 min
Film Review
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2 out of 5

Every romantic comedy needs its Mr Right, but the fact that the woman searching for him in this fluffy outing is called Ms Wright tells you a lot about just how low it sets its comic sights. It's a Cinderella fantasy set in the world of NBA basketball with hip-hop stars Queen Latifah and Common as an unlikely pair of would-be lovers. She's a plus-sized physical therapist, he's a multimillionaire player for the New Jersey Nets recuperating from a busted knee. Romance blossoms over ice packs, half-time pep talks and a shared passion for - gulp - Joni Mitchell. Over-familiar and overlong, Just Wright would be totally wrong if it weren't for its likeable cast: Queen Latifah's big-hearted charm is nicely matched by Common's laidback ease, while Paula Patton squeezes into designer fashions as the wannabe WAG caught in the ensuing love triangle.

Plot Summary

Romantic comedy starring Queen Latifah and Common. A physiotherapist falls for a star basketball player who is dating her beautiful friend. But when he sustains a career-threatening injury, she finally gets a chance to prove her devotion.

Cast and crew

Cast

Leslie Wright
Queen Latifah
Scott McKnight
Common
Morgan Alexander
Paula Patton
Lloyd Wright
James Pickens Jr
Ella McKnight
Phylicia Rashad
Janice Wright
Pam Grier
Dwight Howard
Dwight Howard
Dwyane Wade
Dwyane Wade
Mark Matthews
Laz Alonso
Angelo Bembrey
Mehcad Brooks

Crew

Director
Sanaa Hamri

Other Information

Language: 
English
Colour
Theatrical distributor: 
20th Century Fox
Available on DVD
Released 17 Sep 2010
Certificate PG
Distributor:
Twentieth Century Fox Home Ent
Categories
Comedy
Drama

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