Jason's Lyric

Jason's Lyric

Family tragedy shadows inner-city Houston brothers (Allen Payne, Bokeem Woodbine).

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Jason's Lyric


Drama119 Mins1994R

In a violent, drug-infested neighborhood in Houston, Jason (Allen Payne) dreams of something better. He works as a TV salesman and helps out his mother, and tries to steer his criminally minded brother, Joshua (Bokeem Woodbine), onto the right path. But real joy enters Jason's life when he meets Lyric (Jada Pinkett). As their romance develops, Jason starts to see a future for himself -- while also being forced to confront a painful secret from his past.


  • Somber
  • Touching
  • Tense