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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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Follow two couples as they journey from the bar to the bedroom and are eventually put to the test in the real world.

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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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Budget:

$6,600,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$37,295,394 (USA) (24 June 2011)
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Trivia

Jumping the broom is an African American tradition See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Mrs. Watson: Life is like a disco, no matter how the music changes, you just keep on dancing.
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References The Bold and the Beautiful (1987) See more »

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Compares to You
Written by Juan Winans and Tanner Underwood
Performed by Juan Winans
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Awesome, Awesome, Feel Good Movie
16 August 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I rented this movie without expecting much but a few chuckles, what received instead was a new favorite movie and a very pleasant surprise! "Jumping the Broom" is a fantastic movie that is fun, powerfully emotional, and genuine. One walks away from the movie with a new and improved good mood! The characters are incredibly easy to relate with on all levels. They are well rounded, but not too complex. It was quite entertaining to follow the different love connections throughout the movie. There is definitely something for each person to take away from the movie and I highly recommend it to every person, everywhere! I did not want this movie to end and will be re-watching many, many more times!! two big thumbs up!!


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