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Love Jones (1997)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  14 March 1997 (USA)
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Darius Lovehall is a young black poet in Chicago who starts dating Nina Moseley, a beautiful and talented photographer. While trying to figure out if they've got a "love thing" or are just ... See full summary »

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Storyline

Darius Lovehall is a young black poet in Chicago who starts dating Nina Moseley, a beautiful and talented photographer. While trying to figure out if they've got a "love thing" or are just "kicking it," they hang out with their friend, talking about love and sex. Then Nina tests the strength of Darius' feelings and sets a chain of romantic complications into motion. Written by Jesse Garon <grifter@primenet.com>

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Get Together. Fall Apart. Start Over.

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Drama | Romance

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Rated R for language and sexuality | See all certifications »
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14 March 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Absolut kärlek  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,908,725 (USA) (14 March 1997)

Gross:

$12,514,138 (USA) (15 August 1997)
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The film is Theodore Witcher's only feature film as a writer and director. See more »

Goofs

Nina's hair changes when talking to Darius after their first date. See more »

Quotes

Hollywood: I don't need poetry to get women.
Sheila Downes: No, you need a personality to get women.
Savon Garrison: Try a breath mint and a visa.
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Referenced in Simply Untitled (2004) See more »

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Sumthin' Sumthin': Mellosmoothe
Written by Musze and Leon Ware
Performed by Maxwell
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Feels so good!
10 January 2004 | by (Alkmaar, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

I think it's about 3 years ago when I saw this movie. Accidentally I revisited the info-site for it here and immediately I felt good again! I remembered seeing this movie and loving life again! It showed me I could find love and what-do-you-know?? I have a boyfriend for a year and a half now and love is definitely there..


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