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Jason's Lyric (1994)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  28 September 1994 (USA)
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The story of a young man who must confront his own fears about love as well as his relationships with family and friends. Allen Payne (I) plays Jason, a sales clerk at a T.V. store. He ... See full summary »

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Jason Alexander
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Lyric (as Jada Pinkett)
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Joshua Alexander
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Alonzo
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Rat
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Gloria
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Marti
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Ron
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Maddog
Asheamu Earl Randle ...
Teddy
Clarence Whitmore ...
Elmo
Rushion McDonald ...
Fast Freddy
Curtis von Burrell ...
Darryl
Bebe Drake ...
Ms. Murphy
Kenneth Randle ...
Leroy
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The story of a young man who must confront his own fears about love as well as his relationships with family and friends. Allen Payne (I) plays Jason, a sales clerk at a T.V. store. He falls in love with Lyric (Jada Pinkett Smith) and finds happiness, but his family history and crazy father Maddog (played by Forest Whitaker) come back to haunt him before he can leave it all for a better life. Written by anonymous

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Love is courage.

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Crime | Drama

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Rated R for strong violence, sexuality and language, and for drug use | See all certifications »

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28 September 1994 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$20,851,521 (USA)
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Trivia

During the bank robbery scene, the bank parking lot is located off Allen Parkway at the entrance to Eleanor Tinsley Park. In real life, no buildings are located in this particular location. See more »

Goofs

With his right hand, Jason retrieves the flowers he bought for Lyric from the truck and hides them behind his back. When he hands them to her, he pulls them from under his left arm. See more »

Quotes

Lyric: Jason, I am TRYING to love you, but I don't want my heart broken. But that's exactly what you're gonna do if you keep trying to save a brother that don't want to be saved!
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Many Rivers to Cross
Written by Jimmy Cliff
Performed by Oleta Adams
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Excellent Movie, I own the rottweiler puppy, Lyric that was in this movie
24 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was very surprised at how good this movie was. My rottweiler, Lyric, who is now 13 years old was in this movie when she was 7 weeks old. I named her Lyric after the role of Jada Pinkett. Lyric went on to be an American/Canadian Champion. Her show name is Am/Ca CH. Von Traeger's Lyric. The movie took place in the 3rd Ward in Houston, Texas. It was awesome being on the set during the filming of this movie. I am looking at showing Lyric at the "Reliant Center World Dog Show" in Houston this next Month. She will be shown in Veterens Class 12 years and older. This is a rottweiler specialty show. Thank you for letting me share. Kerri


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