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Love Jones (1997)

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Darius Lovehall is a young black poet in Chicago who starts dating Nina Mosley, a beautiful and talented photographer. While trying to figure out if they've got a "love thing" or are just "... See full summary »

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Theodore Witcher
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Larenz Tate ... Darius Lovehall
Nia Long ... Nina Mosley
Isaiah Washington ... Savon Garrison
Lisa Nicole Carson ... Josie Nichols
Bill Bellamy ... Hollywood
Leonard Roberts ... Eddie Coles
Bernadette Speakes ... Sheila Downes (as Bernadette L. Clarke)
Khalil Kain ... Marvin Cox
Cerall Duncan Cerall Duncan ... Troy Garrison
David Nisbet David Nisbet ... Publisher
Simon James ... Roger Lievsey
Oona Hart ... Model (Lievsey Studio)
Jaqueline Fleming ... Lisa Martin
Manao DeMuth ... Nina's Assistant
Marie-Françoise Theodore ... Tracey Powell
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Storyline

Darius Lovehall is a young black poet in Chicago who starts dating Nina Mosley, a beautiful and talented photographer. While trying to figure out if they've got a "love thing" or are just "kicking it," they hang out with their friend, talking about love and sex. Then Nina tests the strength of Darius' feelings and sets a chain of romantic complications into motion. Written by Jesse Garon <grifter@primenet.com>

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Taglines:

Get Together. Fall Apart. Start Over.

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and sexuality | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 March 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Absolut kärlek See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,908,725, 16 March 1997, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$12,514,138, 17 August 1997
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Addis Wechsler Pictures See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

SDDS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The role of Nina Mosley was originally written for Jada Pinkett Smith. See more »

Goofs

Nina's hair changes when talking to Darius after their first date. See more »

Quotes

Nina Mosley: Why are you here?
Darius Lovehall: You said it was bad timing. And I figured if I asked again, you'd say yes. If not that time, maybe the next time; until the next time became the right time.
Nina Mosley: Ahhhh. Persistence.
Darius Lovehall: You'd be surprised how far it can get ya.
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Connections

Referenced in The '90s: We Invented This (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Lyric: I Am Looking at Music
Written by Pinkie Gordon Lane
Performed by Nia Long
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Feels so good!
10 January 2004 | by ChristianneOtteSee all my reviews

I think it's about 3 years ago when I saw this movie. Accidentally I revisited the info-site for it here and immediately I felt good again! I remembered seeing this movie and loving life again! It showed me I could find love and what-do-you-know?? I have a boyfriend for a year and a half now and love is definitely there..


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