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About the Movie
Inspired by Barack and Michelle Obama's first date, Southside With You recounts the eventful summer day in 1989 when a charming young law associate named Barack Obama (Parker Sawyers) tries to woo reluctant attorney Michelle Robinson (Tika Sumpter) during a daylong date that takes them from an art exhibit to a screening of Spike Lee's Do the Right Thing to a sweet first kiss outside of a Baskin-Robbins ice-cream parlor.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 147
- Fresh: 135
- Rotten: 12
- Average Rating: 7.3/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: This is a small-scale romance with small ambitions but fairly big heart.
Fresh: Southside With You has a claim to relevance for anyone who was moved even a little bit by the inauguration, or, almost 20 years earlier, by Do the Right Thing.
Fresh: For a film with relatively modest intentions, Southside With You can stir up some epic and opposing waves of emotion.
Fresh: Southside With You showcases a city as photogenic, dynamic, and charming as the lovers themselves.
Absolutely loved this!
I absolutely loved this movie. Well acted
Best romance I've seen
Not a big romance guy but this movie is more than that. Great acting and dialogue. Beautiful images!
South side with you
My wife and I just watched it. Since we are Barack and Michelle fans, this movie blew us away. I have to admit that it was hard for me to hold back tears watching this amazing movie. Then to top it off with a song by john legend called " start ". I feel like tearing up right now just thinking about it. An instant classic motion picture. Thank you!