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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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Sometimes the only way to get past family drama... is to jump right over it. See more »

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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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Directorial debut of Salim Akil. See more »

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When Aunt Geneva is singing "sexual healing," Sebastian puts his hand on Shonda's thigh. She takes it off and puts it on his own thigh, but in the next shot his arm is resting on the top of his chair. 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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Referenced in Think Like a Man (2012) See more »

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La Vie en Rose
Music by Louiguy and Marguerite Monnot
Lyrics by Édith Piaf
English lyrics by Mack David
Performed by Louis Armstrong
Courtesy of The Verve Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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I heartily recommend Jumping the Broom
7 May 2011 | by (Washington, DC) – See all my reviews

Jumping the Broom was a refreshment to view. It was a pleasure to watch a movie that was not sexually explicit and profane in content. I much enjoyed the film and the cast members. The movie contained helpful lessons and wise messages with a balanced mix of humor. I delighted in my laugh-out-loud moments. The scenery was appealing, and the family focus was much appreciated.

We need more such films that celebrate families, and films that avoid excessive violence, profanity, and sexually explicit content.

Jumping the Broom was an experience of enrichment. I left the theater with a cheerful, and joyous countenance, and robust appreciation for the production.

A hearty thank you to all who were involved.

In sincerity, Sandra Renee Hicks


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