Juwanna Mann
Juwanna Mann (2002)

It's Big Momma's House on the three-point line in this broad farce, which marks the leading man/woman debut of longtime character actor Miguel A. Nunez. Nunez stars as Jamal Jefferies, a hotheaded pro basketball player whose… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: June 18, 2002
DVD Release Date: November 19, 2002
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Critic Score: 10% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: With its tired premise, Juwanna Mann's jokes fall flat.

Ted Shen
Chicago Reader

The idea of transposing the story to the macho, greedy world of big-time sports is promising, but director Jesse Vaughan delivers only flat dialogue and predictable situations.

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Paul Malcolm
L.A. Weekly

Vaughan brings such disregard to the film that its pedestrian on-court action might as well have been shot from the bleacher seats.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Cross-dressing sports comedy has lockerroom humor.

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David Germain
Associated Press

The movie is sloppily edited, the gags limply staged, the dialogue and jokes stiff and stale. Even the action on the basketball court is unimaginative and boring.

Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

A Tootsie-role sports farce that's a drag in every which way.

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Anna Smith
Empire Magazine

As limp as it is lazy.

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Anna Smith
Time Out

An unpersuasive moral journey, with a smattering of laughs, that fails to justify the insulting premise that only a man can help the ladies win at both basketball and love.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

Simplistic, silly and tedious.

Andrew Manning
Radio Free Entertainment

Bogus and wickedly unoriginal.

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Flixster Audience Score: 38% Flixster User Reviews
This movie was funny, but really had no point at all. Just a silly movie for when you wanna laugh I guess.
Deb S
Miguel A. Nunez plays Jamal Jeffries, a NBA bad boy whose court antics are so outrageous; he gets booted out the league so he decides to dress as a woman and… More
Leo L
Hilarious! Miguel A. Nunez Jr. is fantastic. This movie leaves you laughing hard. Ginuwine does a guest appearance, a pretty interesting role.

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