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Jada

4.6 out of 5 stars 10 customer reviews

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Jada is the faith based story of a woman whose life becomes chaotic when her husband is killed in a questionable car accident. Her once-comfortable middle-class lifestyle comes crashing down when an insurance company labels the accident a suicide and refuses to pay her benefits as the survivor.
As a result, Jada (Sienna Goines) and her two teenage children, Jasmine and Jamal, become homeless and have to live in their car until the pastor of a local church, the Rev. Terrence Mayweather (Clifton Powell), comes to their aid. The family finds shelter in a low-income housing project, but Jamal becomes entangled in the neighborhood gang. Throughout the ordeal, Jada's unwavering faith in God keeps the family together. An unlikely savior arrives in the person of Simon Williams (Rockmond Dunbar), who has been released from prison on the Reverend Mayweather's strong recommendation. Simon becomes a mentor to Jamal in an attempt to steer him away from the gang, but tensions are high between Simon and the head of the gang and Jamal is faced with a life changing decision.  Will he choose the streets or will he choose God?

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Product Details

  • Actors: Clifton Powell, Rockmond Dunbar, Sienna Goines
  • Directors: -
  • Format: Color, NTSC, Widescreen
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated:
    PG
    Parental Guidance Suggested
  • Studio: Vivendi Entertainment
  • DVD Release Date: October 13, 2009
  • Run Time: 90 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B002FE5XR4
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #165,207 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Jada" on IMDb

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By C. Coleman on December 27, 2009
Format: DVD
It's your average story about a family that loses everything after the father is killed. The family regroups and Jada has to deal with getting off of welfare and keeping her son away from the local street gang. She turns to the church for and help and a former prison inmate for support.

My main issue with the film was that it was EDITED. The N word and profanity were bleeped out. You know something was said when the sound just drops. I would prefer the film not do that or just not include those questionable words in the first place.

Otherwise than that the film was fine.
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This is a beautiful film with a great message and even more heart. It's perfect to sit around and watch with your family. Clifton Powell, Rockmund Dunbar and the rest of the cast come together to make a great film that I would recommend to everyone!
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Jada was a bit mediocre. A story about a woman who took control of a bad situation, and though she almost lost one of her children to the street, she turned it around and there was a very happy mediocre ending.
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By Lois J. Tyler on December 28, 2009
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THIS MOVIE WAS MORE THAN I THROUG IT WOULD BE THIS WAS A GOOD MOVIE 1-10 ITS A 10
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This was a wonderful movie. I have been looking for this movie for quite sometime. This made my time spent well watching. Movie also was in very good condition.
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