The FitsHD Closed Captioning
Anna Rose Holmer
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About the Movie
Eleven-year-old tomboy Toni (a showstopping Royalty Hightower) is bewitched by the tight-knit dance team she sees practicing in the same Cincinnati gymnasium where she boxes. Enamored by the power and confidence of the strong community of girls, Toni spends less and less time boxing with her older brother, and instead eagerly absorbs the dance routines and masters drills from a distance, and even pierces her own ears in an effort to fit in. But when a mysterious outbreak of fainting spells plagues the team, Toni’s desire for acceptance becomes more complicated. Gorgeously shot and with a mesmerizing score, THE FITS is a transformative experience and a marvelous portrait of adolescence.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 86
- Fresh: 84
- Rotten: 2
- Average Rating: 8.0/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: Watching the girls defy gravity as they whirl into scary, seductive, hallucinatory patterns, you realize The Fits is more than a transporting film experience. It's cinema poetry in motion.
Fresh: "The Fits" pulls you in and won't let go.
Fresh: Though the narrative is threadbare, the concept of the story - girls at the rec center are inexplicably suffering from strange seizures - keeps us engaged.
Fresh: The movie is a nearly perfect thing, made with such assurance that every shot holds weight and widens your heart.
it's alright. cinematically captivating. paced suspensefully. disappointing in the end.
Mysterious, hypnotic, don't miss!
Totally unique, and absolutely beautiful film.
Truly amazing, 5 stars isn't enough stars to give this movie.