Poetic Justice (1993)

R   |    |  Drama, Romance


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In this movie, we see the world through the eyes of main character Justice (Janet Jackson), a young African-American poet. A mail carrier invites a few friends along for a long overnight delivery run.


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  • Tupac Shakur in Poetic Justice (1993)
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  • John Singleton and Maya Angelou in Poetic Justice (1993)
  • Tupac Shakur and Janet Jackson in Poetic Justice (1993)
  • Tupac Shakur and Janet Jackson in Poetic Justice (1993)
  • Tupac Shakur and Janet Jackson in Poetic Justice (1993)

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28 June 2004 | whoTheFuqRyou
not bad at all...
Poetic Justice is an urban film but within this catgory it stands out from alot of them in its own way. The movie uses some very interesting elements that I was familiar with and like most urban films they use realistic characters. The camerawork is nothing new but some of it is really good to look at. Janet Jackson is good as the somewhat uptight poet/hairdresser who is mourning the loss of her lover while on a night out with him as is Tupac in a rather different role from the ones he has in Juice, Bullet and Above The Rim. Not only is the role different but as a man it's impossible to not relate to him as you see his struggles in his life including one powerful scene in which he catches his baby's mother smokin' crack and having other men in his daughter's presence - I thought this worked great because I know how I'd feel if I had a kid and my baby's mother is bringing other men around my kid: I wouldn't be too happy. The road trip is where you begin to see all the characters(Pac Shakur, Janet Jackson, Regina King and Joe Torry) develop and John Singleton wastes little time doing that during that time...

Poetic Justice is a movie deserving alot more credit than it's getting but too bad there are people out there with stupid stereotypical assumptions so idiotic it can get someone angry

8/10

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Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,728,455 25 July 1993

Gross USA:

$27,515,786

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$27,515,786

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