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Poetic Justice (1993)

R
109 min | Drama, Romance

In this film, we see the world through the eyes of main character Justice, a young African-American poet. A mail carrier invites a few friends along for a long overnight delivery run.
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$14,000,000
Opening weekend
$11,728,455
Gross (US & Canada)
$27,515,786
Gross (World)
$27,515,786
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Jul 23, 1993 (United States)

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Maya Angelou
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Justice Justice   See fewer
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6 / 10 | 11,513 votes