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Love Jones (1997)

R
104 min | Drama, Romance

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, ...See moreDarius 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 See less
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Jane Alderman | Robi Reed (as Robi Reed-Humes)
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$ 10,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 3,908,725
Gross (USA)
$ 12,514,138
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Release date
Mar 14, 1997 (United States)

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33 cast members
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Larenz Tate
Darius Lovehall Darius Lovehall   See fewer
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Nia Long
Nina Mosley Nina Mosley   See fewer
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Isaiah Washington
Savon Garrison Savon Garrison   See fewer
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Lisa Nicole Carson
Josie Nichols Josie Nichols   See fewer
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Bill Bellamy
Hollywood Hollywood   See fewer
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Leonard Roberts
Eddie Coles Eddie Coles   See fewer
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Bernadette Speakes
Sheila Downes (as Bernadette L. Clarke) Sheila Downes (as Bernadette L. Clarke)   See fewer
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Khalil Kain
Marvin Cox Marvin Cox   See fewer
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Cerall Duncan
Troy Garrison Troy Garrison   See fewer
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David Nisbet
Publisher Publisher   See fewer
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Simon James
Roger Lievsey Roger Lievsey   See fewer
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Oona Hart
Model (Lievsey Studio) Model (Lievsey Studio)   See fewer
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Jaqueline Fleming
Lisa Martin Lisa Martin   See fewer
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Manao DeMuth
Nina's Assistant Nina's Assistant   See fewer
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Marie-Françoise Theodore
Tracey Powell Tracey Powell   See fewer
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Reginald Gibson
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Kahil El Zabar
Percussionist Percussionist   See fewer
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Darryl Jones
Bassist Bassist   See fewer
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Teodross Avery
The Sanctuary House Band, Tenor Saxophone The Sanctuary House Band, Tenor Saxophone   See fewer
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Everette Dean
Porter Porter   See fewer
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Benjamin LeVert
Savon's Son Savon's Son   See fewer
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John M. Watson Sr.
Tiki Room Bartender Tiki Room Bartender   See fewer
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William Yancey
Sanctuary Bartender Sanctuary Bartender   See fewer
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E. George Perry
Male Model (as Ernest Perry) Male Model (as Ernest Perry)   See fewer
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Helena Echegoyen
Woman on Train Woman on Train   See fewer
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Malik Yusef
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Troy Borisy
Taxi Driver Taxi Driver   See fewer
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Michelle Poole
Kissing Couple Kissing Couple   See fewer
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Kevin Bell
Kissing Couple Kissing Couple   See fewer
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Jeff Parker
The Sanctuary House Band, Guitar The Sanctuary House Band, Guitar   See fewer
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Mark Shelby
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Carl Allen
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7.5 / 10 | 3,271 votes