Hustle & Flow


A street pimp is weary of his dead-end life. One day, he bumps into an old friend now in the music business, and before you know it, they are recording some demo rap songs. But that's just the start, and there's a long way to go... The movie has picked up numerous awards, and features a boisterous soundtrack.

116 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Sex, Violence).
Crime, Drama, Musical.
I shoulda taken up rapping long ago....
I shoulda taken up rapping long ago....

Credits

Cast
Terrence Howard, Anthony Anderson, Taryn Manning, Taraji P. Henson, DJ Qualls, Ludacris, Paula Jai Parker
Director
Craig Brewer
ScreenplayCraig Brewer
MusicScott Bomar, Paul Beauregard, Jordan Houston, Lil' Jon, Al Kapone, Lil Scrappy, T.I., Al Green, Willie Hutch
CinematographyAmy Vincent
Sound formatsDolby Digital, DTS
Made in2005
Produced byCrunk Pictures, Homegrown Pictures, MTV Films, New Deal Productions

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageStrong, frequent
NudityBrief
SexStrong references and themes
ViolenceSome
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsA ''rap'' film with frequent strong language, some profanity, some explicit drug use and some sex-for-sale themes.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.

ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
5
Violence
4
Blood / Gore / Gross
3
Guns / Weapons
4
Profanity
5
Alcohol / Drugs
4
Smoking
5
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
5
Imitative Behaviour
3
Frightening / Tense Scenes
2
Jump Scenes
0
Tense Family Scenes
2
Music (Scary/Tense)
0
Music (Inappropriate)
5
Topics to talk about
3


Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Tanya Farber
14
Die Burger
Arnold Vermaak
10
Cape Times
Kevin Thomas
15
Good Weekend
Theresa Smith
10
iAfrica.com
Bulelwa Languza
13
Mail & Guardian
Shaun de Waal
12
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge
15
BBC
Paul Arendt
15
Box Office
Francesca Dinglasan
13
Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert
18
eye Weekly
Andrea Miller
13
ReelViews
James Berardinelli
15
Rolling Stone
Peter Travers
15
ScreenIt
13

What the People say

Internet
5661 Netizens
15

Average .. 69%

14




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