Watch Jumping the Broom
- 1 hr 52 min
The movie was in the theaters May 2011 and released on DVD on August 2011. The total run time was one hour and 52 minutes with the genre of a romantic comedy. The movie was rated PG-13 and filmed at the Sony and Tri- Star Pictures Studio. Directed by Salim Akil, screenplay writers were Elizabeth Hunter and Arlene Gibbs and the original music was by Edward Shearmur. The setting is a wedding at Martha's Vineyard. The cast for the film included: actress Angela Bassett played the role of Mrs. Watson, actress Paula Patton plays the role of Sabrina Watson, actress Valeria Peltiford plays the role of Aunt Geneva, actress Meagan Good the role of Blythe, actress Tasha Smith the role of Shonda, and actress Loretta Devin e plays the role of Mrs. Taylor. The actor that plays major roles in the movie are the following: Laz Alonso as Jason Taylor, Mike Epps plays the role as Willie Earl, DeRay Davis as Malcolm, Romeo Miller as Sebastian, and Brian Stokes Mitchell as Mr. Watson. Sabrina accidentally bumps her automobile into Jason in city. The Watson family is from old money and is from the uptown life. However, Jason is from the hard working class and more down to earth. The movie shows the real socioeconomically background of the differences between the two families. Sabrina's mother is running the wedding. When their first meeting becomes more than just awkward and everyone on both sides seems to dislikes one another by continually making sly but small rude comments about each other. The two African American families meet at Martha's Vineyard to participate in a lavish weekend. Unfortunately some family secrets are told and the truth comes out on who is actually Sabrina's mother. Sabrina decides not only to cancel the wedding but drives away hurt from the truth. They both will need to search for what truly matters in life along with the truth, a touch of faith, lots of love, and believe in their heritage. Jason has all the family members look for Sabrina only to finds her and reconciles his love. Jason and Sabrina include all the families' traditions in the wedding ceremony including jumping the broom. At the end of the movie, the entire family will join in to move to the cupid shuffle and everyone will live happily ever after.