Love Jones
Love Jones (1997)

What do you do after love at first sight? That's the question posed in this romantic comedy-drama set in Chicago. Darius Lovehall (Larenz Tate) is a novelist who is giving a reading at the Sanctuary, an upscale club presenting jazz and… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 14, 1997
DVD Release Date: July 27, 1999
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
USA Today

The two leads click throughout in a movie that's just good enough to engender curiosity over filmmaker Witcher's follow-up effort.

Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

love jones strives to be smart and sophisticated, which isn't exactly the same thing as intelligent ...

Emanuel Levy

Larenz Tate, who played a homicidal in Menace II Spciety and haunted Vietnam vet in Dead Presidents, became an important transitional figure in the new black middle-class cinema, beginning this film, in which he's cast as a sophisticated and urbane man

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Michael Dequina

An uncommonly smart and insightful look at relationships while delivering the requisite laughs and romantic heat.

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Flixster Audience Score: 97% Flixster User Reviews
Wahida K
Get Together. Fall Apart. Start Over.
Jared H
A movie that you feel, and with characters you grow to really care for. I understand why this has developed a cult following. It's kind of a '90s gem.
danny d
man, its been years since ive seen this, too many to really remember much of anything about the flick, except that i remember it having a charm to it and this… More
Miriam Kline
A modern love story.
John Ballantine
Acceptable comedy that probably received good reviews for being an earnest effort by a first time director. Where did that director go by the way?
Leo L
A fantastic movie! This is one of my favorite movies that I like to watch every now and then.