Poetic Justice
Poetic Justice (1993)

R&B star Janet Jackson made an impressive film debut in Poetic Justice as Justice, a hairdresser at a small salon in South Central Los Angeles. Justice uses her poetry to deal with her grief after her boyfriend is killed in a shooting… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: July 23, 1993
DVD Release Date: May 8, 2001
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Critic Score: 31% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy

John Singleton's follow-up to his stunning debut, Boys N the Hood, is a major disappointment--a sophomore jinx.

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Scott Weinberg
DVD Clinic

The two leads are raw but completely intriguing, and Poetic Justice offers a slice of the urban story that we generally don't get to see.

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Michael Dequina

A quiet, personal story that should have been louder, bolder.

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Flixster Audience Score: 84% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
I had recorded this on dvr to watch. The times were out, so I missed the last 15 minutes. I wasn't overly disappointed about it. Is okay, but not my type… More
Donna Dawson
Not one of Singleton's best, but the story was ok. The actors/singers placed to play the lead characters were a bit annoying, but Regina King was the best… More
danny d
an engaging movie with a messed up ending. one forgets how good shakur was as an actor until you realize that he was a huge chunk of the good films of this… More
Lee Kyle
one of tupacs movies, i am a fan of his but this one was easily forgettable
Nani Vang
=) I like this movie a lot....I love the song at the end by Janet Jackson, she did well in here as well as the late Tupac. =) They were cute.
Leo L
A personal favorite.