Good Hair

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Good Hair
Chris Rock enters Michael Moore territory in this documentary examination of black American women's fascination with their hair. He takes a close up look at the various treatments, and how dangerous they are, before examining the big picture behind it all: the multi-billion dollar hair care industry.

96 minutes.
Mature Accompaniment under 10 (Language).
Comedy, Documentary.

Showtimes

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Credits

Cast
Chris Rock, Tanya Crumel, Kevin Kirk, Jason Griggers, Maya Angelou
Director
Jeff Stilson
ScreenplayLance Crouther, Chris Rock, Chuck Sklar, Jeff Stilson, Paul Marchand
MusicMarcus Miller
CinematographyCliff Charles, Mark Henderson
EditingPaul Marchand, Greg Nash
Sound formats
Made in2009
Produced byChris Rock Entertainment, HBO Films

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDocumentary
LanguageMild
NudityNone
SexReferences only
ViolenceNone
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsA documentary examination of the black female hair treatment and industry in the United States. Surprising and amusing.
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ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
4
Violence
0
Blood / Gore / Gross
1
Guns / Weapons
1
Profanity
4
Alcohol / Drugs
3
Smoking
1
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
4
Imitative Behaviour
3
Frightening / Tense Scenes
0
Jump Scenes
0
Tense Family Scenes
0
Music (Scary/Tense)
0
Music (Inappropriate)
1
Topics to talk about
4


Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Die Burger
Jeanne Calitz
10
Cape Times
Frank Scheck quote iconIt's a 'Good Hair' day with Chris Rock
10
Box Office
Steve Ramos quote iconChris Rock gives Michael Moore competition
10
Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert
15
eye Weekly
Chris Bilton quote iconWhile the film lacks an overarching thesis, there certainly is a lot to think about.
10
ScreenIt
C. Fuchs quote iconRock manages to deliver an interesting, insightful and sometimes funny documentary about how and why black women strive to achieve ''good'' but obviously artificial, costly and time consuming hair.
12
Metacritic.com
27 critics
14
Rottentomatoes critics
69 critics
15
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconFunny, informative, and occasionally sad, Good Hair is a provocative look at the complex relationship between African Americans and their hair.
19

What the People say

Internet
1260 Netizens quote iconInteresting, a little too much sexism/judgement
14

Average .. 65%

13

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