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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)

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,215,487, 8 May 2011, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$37,295,394, 26 June 2011
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Directorial debut of Salim Akil. See more »

Goofs

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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I'm Good
Written by Warryn Campbell, Juan Winans and Mika Lett
Performed by Mika Lett
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Disappointing
9 June 2011 | by See all my reviews

I live in Vegas and I'm originally from Europe. It's very hard to get good movies to see here. but they do come once in a while. So after reading the review, I was looking forward to seeing something new. Fresh air in the torrid Mohave Desert, a half-comedy (satirical i thought) among African-Americans from different socio-economic backgrounds. Sounded great! OMG, nothing had me prepared for this! The setting was stunning and most of the acting list were gorgeous looking. Unfortunately, what they had in looks they lacked in acting quality. The plot is superficial and artificial. Clichés and stereotypes abound. Jokes are not even funny. Sex jokes run throughout the movie. The French lines were bizarre to say the least. If one from the upper classes, does one have to speak French? In America? Mais pas du tout! African-American cinema this? No, certainly not. Not even cinema, this a matinée for adolescent girls.


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