Poetic Justice

Poetic Justice (1993)

A Street Romance.

  • Genre: Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 1993-07-23
  • User Rating: 6.7/10 from 104 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 49min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Columbia Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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In this film, we see the world through the eyes of main character Justice, a young African-American poet. A mail carrier invites a few friends along for a long overnight delivery run.

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  • Janet Jackson

    as Justice
  • Tupac Amaru Shakur

    as Lucky
  • Regina King

    as Iesha
  • Joe Torry

    as Chicago
  • Tyra Ferrell

    as Jessie
  • Roger Guenveur Smith

    as Heywood
  • 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
  • Kimberly Brooks

    as Kim
  • 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
Writing John Singleton Screenplay
Directing John Singleton Director
Production John Singleton Producer
Editing Bruce Cannon Editor
Production Steve Nicolaides Producer
Sound Stanley Clarke Original Music Composer
Camera Peter Lyons Collister Director of Photography
Art Keith Brian Burns Production Design
Writing Keenen Ivory Wayans Other
Costume & Make-Up Darryle Johnson Costume Design
Sound Janet Jackson Original Music Composer
Sound James Harris III Original Music Composer
Sound Terry Lewis Original Music Composer
Crew Eric Rylander Special Effects
Costume & Make-Up Susan A. Cabral Makeup Artist
Sound Christopher S. Aud Sound Editor
Sound Steven Ticknor Sound Editor
Sound Willy Allen Sound Editor
Sound George Baetz Boom Operator
Costume & Make-Up Pauletta O. Lewis Hair Designer
Crew James Brown Transportation Captain
Sound Robert Eber Sound Mixer
Costume & Make-Up Alvechia Ewing Makeup Artist