Dear White People

Lists: Comedy, Race Relations in America (started by WTOP)

Brief Synopsis: "Four black students attend an Ivy League college where a riot breaks out over an “African American” themed party thrown by white students. With tongue planted firmly in cheek, the film explores racial identity in 'post-racial' America while weaving a story about forging one's unique path in the world."

Overall Ranking: 1674 (Rank from 2014: # 96)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 0%
Regular 60%
Half-Popped 40%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Gorgon Reviews80(full review)
Sober Film Critic James Brown75 - While I believe the conversation the film broaches is an important one, there's something about it that's lacking.
(full review)
Shala Thomas70(full review)
David Baruffi61(full review)
Dan O'Neill60(full review)

People Involved

  • Tyler James Williams (Lionel Higgins)
  • Tessa Thompson (Samantha White)
  • Teyonah Parris (Colandrea Conners)
  • Brandon P. Bell (Troy)
  • Kyle Gallner ()
  • Dennis Haysbert ()
  • Brittany Curran ()
  • Malcolm Barrett ()
  • Ashley Blaine Feathers ()
  • Justin Simien (Director)