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Film / Guess Who

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A 2005 comedy directed by Kevin Rodney Sullivan that has a black woman (Zoe Saldana) bringing her white boyfriend (Ashton Kutcher) to meet her parents (Bernie Mac and Judith Scott) who are surprised by them getting engaged.

It is a remake of Guess Who's Coming to Dinner.

The movie also stars Hal Williams, Kellee Stewart, Lawrence Hilton Jacobs, Sherri Shepherd, and Robert Curtis Brown.

It was released on March 25, 2005.


Tropes for the film:

  • Obnoxious In-Laws: Features Simon Green, a white man, dating Theresa Jones, a black woman, whose father (Mac) would rather have her dating a fellow African-American.
  • Maligned Mixed Marriage: Like the original ''Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, though the roles a reversed with a black woman with a white man.
  • Mocking Music: The Salt and Pepper father and future son-in-law are driving along in steely silence to avoid talking about the big issue on their minds. Simon turns on the radio for a distraction and goes through a rote of such situationally ironic songs as "Ebony and Ivory" by Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder, "Brother Louie" by Hot Chocolate, and "Walk on the Wild Side" by Lou Reed, just as it's singing:
    And All the colored girls sang...
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