Jason's Lyric

Jason's Lyric is a 1994 American erotic romantic psychological drama film, written by Bobby Smith Jr., directed by Doug McHenry, who co-produced the film with George Jackson and Marilla Lane Ross, and starring Allen Payne, Jada Pinkett, Bokeem Woodbine, Treach, Eddie Griffin, Lahmard Tate, Lisa Nicole Carson, and Forest Whitaker. Set in Third Ward, Houston, Texas, the story is about two mentally scarred brothers who choose different paths in dealing with their tragic childhood. When the older brother finds love, he starts facing tough choices: continue to feel family responsibility for his younger brother, or follow his heart to be with his girlfriend.

Jason's Lyric
Theatrical release poster
Directed byDoug McHenry
Written byBobby Smith Jr.
Produced byDoug McHenry
George Jackson
Marilla Lane Ross
Starring
CinematographyFrancis Kenny
Edited byAndrew Mondshein
Music byAR
Production
companies
Distributed byGramercy Pictures
Release date
  • September 28, 1994 (1994-09-28)
Running time
120 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$7 million
Box office$20,851,521

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