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Joy Road (2011)

Joy Road (2011)

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This gritty feature starring Wood Harris, as Tony Smalls, a lawyer who is happily part of the new urban middle class in Detroit. While his sister Nia (NBushe Wright), a high school graduate, is not. But when Nia's boyfriend, Big Boy (Christian "Trick Trick" Mathis) is arrested for murder, Tony is pulled back into the neighborhood he worked so hard to escape. Believing in the system and its minions would only work against Tony as he faces off against an old neighborhood nemesis, Flip (Jamie Hector), who is all too clear about who he is and what he stands for. But who really controls the Criminal Justice System in Detroit? Are the gods Tony prays to who he thinks they are? And who really runs the streets? -- (C) Official Site

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Cast

Roger Guenveur Smith
as Charles Blocker
Wood Harris
as Tony Smalls
Obba Babatundé
as Dr. Howard Perkins
Carol Angela Davis
as News Anchor
Melle Powers
as Kim Smalls
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Critic Reviews for Joy Road

All Critics (1)

A riveting, gritty, palpably entertaining drama.

Full Review… | November 20, 2011
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Audience Reviews for Joy Road

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JOY ROAD is a MUST SEE!!! This is a wonderful urban street drama with great acting, plot, and theme. I truly enjoyed the realism and social message. Check your local listings for a theater near you. You've gotta see this movie!!

J Adams
J Adams

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