Guess Who

Synopsis: Percy and Marilyn are renewing their vows for their anniversary, and their daughter Theresa brings her boyfriend Simon for them to meet. Unbeknownst to her parents, the kids plan to announce their engagement during the weekend. The Jones family is Black; Theresa neglects to tell them Simon is White. Race complicates Percy's general mistrust of any boyfriend, so he instigates an investigation of Simon, discovering he's recently lost his job and hasn't told Theresa. Mistrust rears its ugly head, and in the process of Theresa and Simon's argument, Marilyn and Percy fall out. What can the men do to cross the divide between each other and between men and women? Will anyone be exchanging vows?
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Production: Sony Pictures
  16 nominations.
 
IMDB:
5.9
Metacritic:
49
Rotten Tomatoes:
42%
PG-13
Year:
2005
105 min
$67,962,333
Website
29 Views

I feel like he's more in love with you

than I am.

- Really?

- Yeah. You don't understand.

Ever since I can remember,

his whole thing has been about:

"Theresa, does that boy have a job?"

- It's a good thing I do then, huh?

- I know.

I'm so excited! Aren't you excited?

Theresa, a man is never excited

about meeting his future father-in-law.

You know, I was thinking.

Maybe we should postpone telling them.

What?

- It was your idea.

- I know.

But I'm thinking now

that maybe it was a bad idea.

No, I think it's a great idea.

Announcing our engagement

at my parents' party...

is gonna be the best present

we can give them.

Babe, Mom's gonna flip.

See, I'm not worried about your mom.

I was thinking about...

him.

See, he's about ready

to pop a blood vessel...

in his head, because you guys

are losing a basketball game.

No, we were winning that game. Yeah.

We're bringing in a canopy here.

Swags of tulle with festoons.

Sprays of roses.

Parquet dance floor here.

Guests will be seated at tables

in Chiavari chairs.

Very clean, very simple, very elegant.

And rose petals on the lawn.

And not just a few...

oodles.

At my wedding, we had oodles of petals.

It was fabulous.

At that wedding, was a woman involved?

Of course it involved a woman.

If she's not a woman, it's gonna be

a surprise to both of us. Hello!

- Look.

- I'll tell you, this is going to be some party.

Twenty-five years of marriage.

- More power to you, pal.

- Thank you.

- Hey, baby.

- Sorry I'm late.

My vice principal called in sick today...

so it was just me

against 208 middle-schoolers.

I swear half of them

ate pure sugar for breakfast.

Hi, Dante.

- So, Percy, which one do you like best?

- I like that...

Is your name Percy?

Which one costs the most?

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