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Jumping The Broom

PG-13| 1 hr. 48 min.

Plot Summary
Sabrina Watson (Paula Patton) is a successful corporate lawyer who comes from an old-money family. When she meets Jason Taylor (Laz Alonso), she thinks she's found Mr. Right and eagerly accepts the Wall Street worker's marriage proposal after a whirlwind courtship. However, when Sabrina's aristocratic parents (Angela Bassett, Brian Stokes Mitchell) meet Jason's postal-worker mother (Loretta Devine) at their estate on Martha's Vineyard, the class division seems very wide indeed.

Cast: Angela Bassett , Paula Patton , Laz Alonso , Loretta Devine , Meagan Good , Tasha Smith , Julie Bowen , DeRay Davis

Director: Salim Akil

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Jumping The Broom (2011)

Release Date: May 6th, 2011|1 hr. 48 min.

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fan reviews ( 36 )
  • In style and structure, it mimics an old-style studio effort, a culture-clashing comedy of manners that's tinged with melodrama and filmed in a smart progression of medium shots. show more

  • This buoyant, multigenerational comedy that takes its title from the African American wedding ritual has other distinctions as well. It's relatively raunch-free, it has a sparkling cast that reunites "Waiting to Exhale" stars Angela Bassett and Loretta Devine as combative matriarchs, and it likes its characters well enough to forgive them their faults. show more

  • Director Salim Akil has found actors skillful enough to enhance Elizabeth Hunter and Arlene Gibbs' conventional screenplay. show more

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  • October 14, 2011 sp00000000102993
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    great movie!!

  • September 18, 2011 pinkster88
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    I loved this movie! It was not only a testament of love, ************* the truths in marriage. Sometimes people won’t get along with the bride/grooms family but they can come to a common ground that everyone will be respected. I watched it twice in the theatres and I rented it from Blockbuster because I’m so in love with it. Thankfully, I didn’t have to pay for it because I have the special Blockbuster promotion with DISH Network that allows me to use their service for three months without paying for it. Thank goodness that I have an employee account at DISH Network because I’m always finding out about special promotions and people can find out more information here http://bi

  • August 19, 2011 pepper d russell
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    Brian Stokes Mitchell excellent!! Enjoyed Michael Epps performance as well.

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