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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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Budget:

$6,600,000 (estimated)

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$15,215,487 (USA) (8 May 2011)

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$37,295,394 (USA) (26 June 2011)
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Angela Bassett and Loretta Devine previously starred together in Waiting to Exhale (1995). See more »

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When Mr. Watson is about to confess the family's financial troubles to Mrs. Watson while she is applying lipstick in front of a vanity, the tube of lipstick changes to a lip gloss wand. See more »

Quotes

Willie Earl: [to Chef, after catching him being intimate with Blythe] I mean, I know you ain't got your private parts out around all this good food, do you? And, second of all, do you have any kind of relationship with some Vaseline, lotion or anything? Your knees look like you been prayin' in some chicken flour!
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Referenced in Think Like a Man (2012) See more »

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Written by Gonzales (as Jason Beck)
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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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