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Jumping the Broom (2011)

PG-13 | | 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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Comedy | Drama

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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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Jumping the broom is an African American tradition See more »

Goofs

The inspection sticker on the "Vineyard Cab" is on the left side of the windshield. Massachusetts' stickers are on the right. See more »

Quotes

Mrs. Watson: Life is like a disco, no matter how the music changes, you just keep on dancing.
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Referenced in Think Like a Man (2012) See more »

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Tonight
Written by Donnis (as LaDonnis Crump) and Tyler Williams
Performed by Donnis
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Don't Believe What Others Say, See It For Yourself
26 May 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I thought this was going to be another one of those boring date movies that I must see to make my girl feel good. But, it turned out to be rather good. The story flowed well with good acting by Angela Bassett and the cast did a good job as well. With a nice mixture of drama,comedy and even a few twists. Enjoy the movie for yourself. I can never understand what other critics are actually looking for when they preview a movie. As long as I can feel the characters and not worry about when the credits will role then it is a decent movie. I must say it is nothing worthy of an Oscar nomination but its definitely worth the price of admission.


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