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R| 1 hr. 50 min.

Plot Summary
Still grieving after the murder of her boyfriend, hairdresser Justice (Janet Jackson) writes poetry to deal with the pain of her loss. Unable to get to Oakland to attend a convention because of her broken-down car, Justice gets a lift with her friend, Iesha (Regina King) and Iesha's postal worker boyfriend, Chicago (Joe Torry). Along for the ride is Chicago's co-worker, Lucky (Tupac Shakur), to whom Justice grows close after some initial problems. But is she ready to open her heart again?

Cast: Janet Jackson , Tupac Shakur , Regina King , Joe Torry , Maya Angelou , Tyra Ferrell , Roger Guenveur Smith , Q-Tip

Director: John Singleton

Genres: Romantic comedy

Distributor: Columbia Pictures, Columbia Tristar

Poetic Justice (1993)

Release Date: June 14th, 1993|1 hr. 50 min.

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  • November 22, 2008 Lilpinkgrl10
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    This moviee is AMAZINGG!! I give it 5 stars but i wish i could give it 20!! Haha!! I love the movie Poetic Justice if i hadd the movie i would watch it everydayy and not get tiredd!! But i MUST buy this movingg everyy month i get a cravingg for it!!

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