Related Movies


Higher Learning

Boyz N The Hood

Poetic Justice

Home > Movies > P > Poetic Justice

Release Date: July 23, 1993Running Time: 110 mins.
MPAA Rating: RBox Office: $27,515,786.00
Genre: Drama, Romance, Urban


Janet Jackson

Tupac Shakur

Regina King

Joe Torry

All Cast & Crew >>

The loss of her lover to gang violence and her alcoholic mother's suicide has made Justice a recluse whose singular form of expression and survival is her poetry. Abandoned and alone, Justice's tough-talking persona masks her insecurity and distrust of people. Lucky is a stalwart postal carrier who has successfully resisted the temptations of a seemingly natural existence on the streets. Dedicated to raising his daughter while her mother spends her days on crack, Lucky's ambition to transcend the limitations of life in the hood compels him to spend weekends in Oakland in his cousin's eight-track garage studio, recording rap songs that enable him to creatively voice his inner rage and build h... Full Summary >>