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Summary Set against the vibrant landscape of South Florida, Waves traces the epic emotional journey of a suburban African-American family—led by a well-intentioned but domineering father—as they navigate love, forgiveness and coming together in the aftermath of a loss. [A24]

Waves
Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 45 Critic Reviews
80
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 95 User Ratings
7.5
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Summary Set against the vibrant landscape of South Florida, Waves traces the epic emotional journey of a suburban African-American family—led by a well-intentioned but domineering father—as they navigate love, forgiveness and coming together in the aftermath of a loss. [A24]

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 45 Critic Reviews
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89% Positive
40 Reviews
11% Mixed
5 Reviews
0% Negative
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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 45 Critic Reviews
80
89% Positive
40 Reviews
11% Mixed
5 Reviews
0% Negative
0 Reviews

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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 95 User Ratings
7.5
75% Positive
71 Ratings
14% Mixed
13 Ratings
12% Negative
11 Ratings

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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 95 User Ratings
7.5
75% Positive
71 Ratings
14% Mixed
13 Ratings
12% Negative
11 Ratings

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Production Company BRON Studios, JW Films
Release Date Nov 15, 2019
Duration 2 h 15 m
Rating R
Hollywood Critics Association
• 3 Wins & 10 Nominations
Black Reel Awards
• 1 Win & 9 Nominations
African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA)
• 2 Wins & 3 Nominations