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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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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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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 »

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Mrs. Watson: Well, if the sofa hasn't been repossessed, please find yourself on it, tonight.
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References The Bold and the Beautiful (1987) See more »

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Written and Performed by Curtis Mayfield
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another wedding movie in which...
29 December 2011 | by (TN) – See all my reviews

both families don't get along. The movie was OK but nothing original. Sabrina and Jason are getting married in swanky Martha's Vineyard, and they are about to meet each other's families for the first time. Sabrina's family is rich and throwing the wedding of the year. Jason's mom, Mrs. Taylor, is a tough talking postal worker, whom brings her friend, his uncle and his cousin to the wedding. Needless to say, their lifestyle is completely different from the Watson's. From the beginning, Mrs. Taylor is at odds with Sabrina and her mom and flies off the handle at the littlest of things. She finds it offensive they want her recipes, they sent a driver to pick them up, Sabrina wants her to wear a dress she bought, they don't want to jump the broom, etc... pretty much everything. And Sabrina's mom doesn't think Mrs. Taylor is sophisticated enough. The two families arguing soon leads to Sabrina and Jason arguing. Then Mrs. Taylor over hears a family secret and just has to tell the hurtful secret to Sabrina. But will they still get married?

FINAL VERDICT: I say just watch it if you like wedding movies.


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