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Jumping the Broom (2011)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  6 May 2011 (USA)
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Two very different families converge on Martha's Vineyard one weekend for a wedding.

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Two very different families converge on Martha's Vineyard one weekend for a wedding.

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Rated PG-13 for some sexual content | See all certifications »

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$6,600,000 (estimated)

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$15,215,487 (USA) (6 May 2011)

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$37,295,394 (USA) (24 June 2011)
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The inspection sticker on the "Vineyard Cab" is on the left side of the windshield. Massachusetts' stickers are on the right. See more »

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Mrs. Watson: Life is like a disco, no matter how the music changes, you just keep on dancing.
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Jumping the Broom is highly recommended********
9 May 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It was a great movie. The writing and acting were exceptional. I'll give credit where credit is due. I've already seen it twice.

It was not a Ghetto movie as some call it. It's nice to see blacks portrayed in a more positive light. I thought the entire setting from Brooklyn to Martha's Vineyard was interesting. I liked the whole transition. The social classes was typical. I can go on and on about what I loved about this movie but I would rather let people go see it for themselves. They'll be pleasantly surprised.

It's not a "BLACK" movie. I never say, I'm going to see a "White movie or a black movie.

I've read quite a few disparaging and very bias comments. I hate all the labels and brands on this board. It's appalling and so unfair. You actually have to go and see the movie first before you critique it. Stop listening to the media's perception of other races.


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