The three essential ingredients to any romantic drama are chemistry, emotional complications and sex, and Love Jones had them all. The film, which turns 20 years old today, still ranks among the top five for most Black women born after before 1985.
The other thing Love Jones had was words. Passionate, thought-provoking, sometimes a little corny (at least, from the perspective of the "sexting" generation) words. Makes sense for a film about the relationship between a poet (Larenz Tate) and a photographer (Nia Long). For the 20th anniversary of this Black Hollywood classic, we pulled together the 11 best quotes from the film. Take a walk down memory lane...
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