Poetic Justice

Poetic Justice

109 mins | Drama, Romance | July 23, 1993

Still grieving after the murder of her boyfriend, hairdresser Justice writes poetry to deal with the pain of her loss. Unable to get to Oakland to attend a convention because of her broken-down car, Justice gets a lift with her friend, Iesha and Iesha's postal worker boyfriend, Chicago. Along for the ride is Chicago's co-worker, Lucky, to whom Justice grows close after some initial problems. But is she ready to open her heart again?

Poetic Justice

109 mins | Drama, Romance | July 23, 1993

Poetic Justice
Still grieving after the murder of her boyfriend, hairdresser Justice writes poetry to deal with the pain of her loss. Unable to get to Oakland to attend a convention because of her broken-down car, Justice gets a lift with her friend, Iesha and Iesha's postal worker boyfriend, Chicago. Along for the ride is Chicago's co-worker, Lucky, to whom Justice grows close after some initial problems. But is she ready to open her heart again?
IMDb rating 6.0
Producers Columbia Pictures
Original title Poetic Justice
Directors John Singleton
Writers John Singleton

Cast

Janet Jackson

as Justice

Tupac Shakur

as Lucky

Regina King

as Iesha

Joe Torry

as Chicago

Tyra Ferrell

as Jessie

Billy Zane

as Brad

Khandi Alexander

as Simone

Maya Angelou

as Aunt June

Lori Petty

as Penelope

Ché J. Avery

as Thug #2

Lloyd Avery II

as Thug #1

Rico Bueno

as Ticket Taker

Maia Campbell

as Shante

Michael Colyar

as Panhandler

Kina Cosper

as Female Cousin

John Cothran, Jr.

as Uncle Earl

Dina D.

as Dina

James Deeth

as Helicopter pilot #1

Norma Donaldson

as Aunt May

Kelly Joe Dugan

as Truck driver

Suliamen El Hadi

as Member, Last Poets

Omar Ben Hassan

as Member, Last Poets

Jalal Nuriddin

as Member, Last Poets

Daoud Spencer

as Member, Last Poets

Rene Elizondo

as E.J.

Keenen Ivory Wayans

as Crackhead

Q-Tip

as Markell

Tone Loc

as J Bone

Michael Rapaport

as Dockworker

Keith Washington

as Dexter

Yvette Wilson

as Colette

Jenifer Lewis

as Annie