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Journal for Jordan ENG
Now on Blu-ray & Digital



Directed by Denzel Washington and starring Michael B. Jordan with a screenplay by Virgil Williams, A JOURNAL FOR JORDAN is based on the true story of First Sergeant Charles Monroe King (Jordan), a soldier deployed to Iraq who begins to keep a journal of love and advice for his infant son. Back at home, senior New York Times editor Dana Canedy (Chanté Adams) revisits the story of her unlikely, life-altering relationship with King and his enduring devotion to her and their child. A sweeping account of a once-in-a-lifetime love, the film is a powerful reminder of the importance of family.


Directed by

Denzel Washington

Screenplay by

Virgil Williams

Based on the book by

Dana Canedy

Produced by

Todd Black, Denzel Washington, Michael B. Jordan, Jason Blumenthal, Steve Tisch

Executive Producers

Molly Allen, David Bloomfield, Aaron L. Gilbert, Jason Cloth Richard McConnell


Michael B. Jordan, Chanté Adams, Jalon Christian