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Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom (2008)

As Noah and Wade prepare to marry in Martha's Vineyard, the personal problems of their friends - and the unexpected arrival of rapper Baby Gat - threatens to permanently end their relationship.

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Chance (as Douglas Spearman)
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Ojemodupe
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Arturo
Guy German ...
Guy in Woods
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Brandon's Mom
John Beale ...
Flower Truck Guy
Jason Steed ...
Baby Gat
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Storyline

Noah, Alex, Ricky, Chance and their significant others travel to Martha's Vineyard for a weekend wedding getaway. Drama ensues as one-by-one their relationships start to crack under the pressure of closer examination. Newly successful screenwriter Noah looks to his friends for advice as he prepares to move his relationship to a more serious level while struggling to keep his first studio movie alive. But the friends are of little help as they juggle their own issues. Elder statesmen Chance and Eddie attempt to scratch their seven-year itch but worry their marriage has permanently lost its spark. And playboy Ricky flaunts his barely legal college student fling in the face of his monogamous friends but hides a surprising secret that threatens to rock the house. Add to the mix Alex's crazy-making wedding prep, a closeted superstar rapper, a high-maintenance studio exec, and a surprise visitor and you've got the makings of a hilarious and poignant romantic comedy. Written by S. McCants

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Rated R for sexual content and language
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$151,681 (USA) (24 October 2008)

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$532,244 (USA) (12 December 2008)
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Goofs

When Noah, Brandon, and Chance are about to Vogue, between shots, Ricky changes positions. See more »

Quotes

Wade: When I first saw you, it wasn't love at first sight. You were intriguing, fascinating, remarkable, but you were a man. When I first started to feel things for you, I didn't know what those things were, because you were a man. When I first told you I loved you, trembling inside, so full of fear that I could hardly breathe, I could see the hesitation in your eyes. I could feel your fear. And when... words are just words,
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Wade: and talk is cheap. I asked you to marry me, because ...
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Connections

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Soundtracks

Today Tomorrow
Written by Tje Austin
Performed by Tje Austin
Produced by Between The Line Records
Played during the bedroom scene of Noah and Wade
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bad acting, bad story, but fun nonetheless.
24 October 2008 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

Noah and Wade invite their friends to Martha's Vineyard (Massachusetts) for their wedding. This feature-length version of the TV show gives the characters a chance to learn more about each other - and themselves - while living in close quarters. Relationships are tested and there are plenty of surprises. Alcohol is proved to be a reliable truth serum leading to temptation, confessions and some life-changing drunk dialing. The script is bad and the acting is worse (much like the TV show). But the movie has some touching moments and laugh-out-loud lines, especially from Alex, the most animated of the fiends. Die-hard fans of the TV show will love the movie. Others...not so much.


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