Just Wright

Just Wright

DVD - 2010
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"Leslie Wright (Latifah) is a straight-shooting physical therapist who gets the gig of a lifetime working with injured NBA star Scott McKnight (Common). Leslie not only whips Scott into shape, she helps take his game to the next level and all is going well-- until Leslie finds herself falling for him. Oblivious to her growing affection, Scott only has eyes for Morgan (Paula Patton), Leslie's sexy and seductive friend. With everything on the line, Leslie must take her best shot and find out if she and Scott are just right for each other"--Container

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lasertravis Mar 12, 2013

Black romantic comedy that could have been horrible. Wasn't. The whole beauty isn't skin deep/ugly duckling gets just rewards thing is played out, but the movie did it well. Cameoes by NBA talent and a wholesome PG rating made for a sugary sweet rom-com for all ages. Not my thing, but not unwatchable.

crankylibrarian Feb 23, 2013

A terrific "anti-Cinderella" story, especially for African American women. Leslie Wright is a "big girl", dark skinned, and more comfortable in sweats and scrubs than minidresses and heels. Her godsister Morgan has Black American Princess written all over her: light of skin, delicate of bone, and material of aspiration. While Morgan schemes to meet and marry an NBA star, Leslie happens to charm a player she runs into with her natural humor, intelligence and automotive skills. Of course, fool that he is, he initially goes for Morgan, until he realizes which woman has the actual qualities to be his perfect match. I loved Queen Latifah as Leslie: she is smart, sassy, good at her job, and fiercely devoted to her friends and family. She wins the prince without makeovers or wardrobe changes, but simply by being her awesome self.

kumari00 Aug 27, 2012

I could relate to this movie.

nataliepetagaythomas Jul 05, 2012

i love this movie as love and facind challenges yet still going after true love.

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shawnawillems
Feb 06, 2012

This was such a good story! The negative reviews surprised me. Give this one a try!

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sharbaer
Aug 20, 2011

Good movie. Queen Latifah was great but the Mr. Wright character should have been played by someone more genuine or believeable.

lovingr Jul 27, 2011

this movie is great!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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JO-ANN MITCHELL
May 03, 2011

Blah, blah, blah

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basilbrush
Dec 22, 2010

Just wrong and not very good.

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CalicoJack
Nov 04, 2010

Disturbingly incestuous hetero "romance" in which a male basketball player vacillates sexually between 2 female cousins who live like sisters. His interest varies depending on which of them happens to be advancing his ego and his career the most at any given time. Considering its plot line, the last things I'd call this film are "cute" or "good morals". It was also sad to see how botched cosmetic work has devastated the once-beautiful face of Bill Cosby's former TV wife, Phylicia Rashād.

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nataliepetagaythomas thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

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nataliepetagaythomas Jul 05, 2012

a basketballer who falls in love with his therapist. though at first was to marry her cousin but true love prevailed.

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