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Jason's Lyric (1994)

R
119 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

The story of a young man, Jason (Allen Payne) who must confront his trauma-induced insecurity about love, as well as a sense of owed responsibility to his mother and troubled brother Joshua (Bokeem Woodbine). Jason, an assistant manager ...See moreThe story of a young man, Jason (Allen Payne) who must confront his trauma-induced insecurity about love, as well as a sense of owed responsibility to his mother and troubled brother Joshua (Bokeem Woodbine). Jason, an assistant manager and sales clerk at an electronics store, falls in love with Lyric (Jada Pinkett Smith) and finds happiness, but his family history and mentally ill war veteran father, Maddog (Forest Whitaker) plague his life's plans before he can leave it all for a better life. Written by bd64kcmo See less
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Budget
$ 7,000,000
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$ 5,122,600
Gross (USA)
$ 20,851,521
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Release date
Sep 28, 1994 (United States)

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31 cast members
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Allen Payne
Jason Alexander Jason Alexander   See fewer
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Jada Pinkett Smith
Lyric (as Jada Pinkett) Lyric (as Jada Pinkett)   See fewer
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Bokeem Woodbine
Joshua Alexander Joshua Alexander   See fewer
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Rushion McDonald
Fast Freddy Fast Freddy   See fewer
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Bebe Drake
Ms. Murphy Ms. Murphy   See fewer
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Wayne Dehart
Street Preacher Street Preacher   See fewer
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Sean Hutchinson
Jason (11 years old) Jason (11 years old)   See fewer
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Burleigh Moore
Joshua (8 years old) Joshua (8 years old)   See fewer
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Olivia Gatewood
Carjack Victim Carjack Victim   See fewer
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Ronald Lee
Jelly Jelly   See fewer
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Ambrosio Guerra
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Michon Benson
Black Girl Black Girl   See fewer
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Dwain Woodfork
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Avery Dale Goodman
Jazz Player (as Reverend Avery Dale Goodman) Jazz Player (as Reverend Avery Dale Goodman)   See fewer
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Sandy (as Sandra 'Pepa' Denton) Sandy (as Sandra 'Pepa' Denton)   See fewer
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Herself Herself   See fewer
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Lew Temple
Man on Bus (uncredited) Man on Bus (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.6 / 10 | 3,036 votes