Picture from For Colored Girls

Based on a play by Ntozake Shange, For Colored Girls looks at a group of black women attending the same recovery group, and the different personal experiences that brought them together. This is a serious dramatic piece even though it is directed by Tyler Perry, who is better known for his comedic work.

MPAA Rating: R for some disturbing violence including a rape, sexual content and language.

For Colored Girls

The most recent home video release of this movie is February 8, 2011. Here are some details…

For Colored Girls releases to home video on February 8, 2011.

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The movie is based on Ntozake Shange’s play For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf.

Actor/director Tyler Perry has tackled race-related issues before, but usually from a humorous perspective, as in Madea’s Family Reunion. Other movies that show characters attempting to overcome additions and/or life traumas include Antwone Fisher, 28 Days, Confessions of a Shopaholic and Bounce.