For Colored Girls

Movie information

Rated R: Restricted (Under 17 Requires Accompanying Parent or Adult Guardian) -- Rated R for some disturbing violence including a rape, sexual content and language.
Released on:
November 5, 2010  

Previously Announced Release Dates:
2010
January 14, 2011

Production Companies:
The Tyler Perry Company, 34th Street Films
Distributors:
Lionsgate

Status: Released

This film was Previously Known As:
"For colored girls who have considered suicide when the rainbow is enuf"

Cast:
Thandie Newton, Janet Jackson, Mariah Carey, Whoopi Goldberg, Phylicia Rashad, Jurnee Smollett, Kimberly Elise, Kerry Washington, Loretta Devine, Macy Gray, Isaiah Mustafa

Director: Tyler Perry

Screenwriter: Tyler Perry
Script: Play Adaptation

Genre: Drama
About the film:
A drama about existence from the perspective of 20 nameless black females.
Rated R for some disturbing violence including a rape, sexual content and language.

Project Timeline:
Mar. 25, 2009: Project announced. Director: Nzingha Stewart, Writer: Nzingha Stewart, Distributor: Lionsgate
Sep. 3, 2009: Director: Tyler Perry (replacing Nzingha Stewart), Writer: Tyler Perry (replacing Nzingha Stewart)
Mar. 23, 2010: Cast: Janet Jackson, Mariah Carey, Whoopi Goldberg, Phylicia Rashad, Jurnee Smollett, Kimberly Elise, Kerry Washington, Loretta Devine, Macy Gray
Jul. 27, 2010: Cast: Isaiah Mustafa
Sep. 1, 2010: Title: "For Colored Girls", Release Date: November 5, 2010
Box Office: Opening weekend: $19.5 mil. (2127 theaters) | Domestic Total: $37.73 mil.
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Marcus Wright – USA
May 19, 2012 - 22:34
Subject: THREW YUP

A HORRIBLE MOVIE AND A MOVIE THAT PUTS UNJUSTIFIABLE TRAITS ON BLACK MEN...FROM A DIRECTOR WHO IS A HOMOPHOBIC BLACK MAN HIMSELF!?? A HORRIBLE MOVIE

pearl – Nigeria
November 06, 2010 - 02:48
Subject: hi

Tyler u are just d best am sure this movie will be a blast. am yet to watch the movie but i kno am gonna like it.

blablao – Some where in the kingdom
September 11, 2010 - 19:10
Subject: wow one im watching!

What a great line up,i cant wait to see it,being of colour myself this will be very interesting to me! to actually gain an insight into other real nameless girls of colour's thought's and experiences ,would be fascinating for me and many others I'm sure.