Guess Who
Guess Who (2005)

A man gets a very big surprise when he meets his prospective son-in-law in this comedy. Percy Jones (Bernie Mac) is the understandably proud father of Theresa (Zoe Saldana), a beautiful and intelligent young woman living in New York City.… More

Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: March 25, 2005
DVD Release Date: August 2, 2005
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Critic Score: 42% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Despite the chemistry of its stars, Guess Who, a loose remake of Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, lacks the political relevance of the original.

Bruce Newman
San Jose Mercury News

Mac and Kutcher have proved themselves better comics than actors, but both give charming, subtle performances here.

Stephanie Zacharek

The timing of nearly every gag is just half a beat off, and that half-beat is a killer.

Dorothy Woodend
The Tyee (British Columbia)

In 1967, the answer was an unqualified yes, and in 2005, the answer is still, an only slightly less qualified, yes.

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Peter L'Official
Village Voice

The film is predictable and its humor is tension free.

Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

Let's just say that, on the charge of comedic intentions, the cinematic jury is still out.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Update on Poitier classic isn't as memorable.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

I say sometimes that scripts get rewritten too much. I don't know if this one got rewritten too much or not enough, but I wish they had given it another go and tried to strike a more consistent tone.

Ann Hornaday
Washington Post

Might provide a much-needed fix for Mac's most ardent fans, but they'll have to wait for a star vehicle that fully exploits the range of his comic gifts.

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Rob Gonsalves

Here's a comedy premised on racial unease, and it's too timid to uncork actual racial humor.

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Flixster Audience Score: 49% Flixster User Reviews
Lucas Martins
Offensive, to some audiences, Guess Who is an unfunny modern view of Guess Who's Coming to Dinner.
KJ Proulx
Bernie Mac is hilarious! He keeps this average movie going, which makes it soo much better!
Chris Weber
This is a loose remake of Guess Who's Coming to Dinner with a race reversal, but it seems to have far more in common with Meet the Parents (with a racial… More
Luke Baldock
Meet the Parents with an extra war of the races twist. It mostly relies on those comedic moments of pure painful embarrassment which are all handled very well… More
Bethany Murphy
Very funny!
Candy Rose
Romcom about an interracial relationship between Ashton Kutcher and Zoë Sandaña, which causes tension when he meets her father Bernie Mac. Predictable but… More