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Hustle and Flow Movie

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Summary:
DJay, a streetwise Memphis hustler tries to find a voice and realize his long-buried dreams. Though DJay has always had a way with words, that gift has long been misused; this philosopher-hustler lives a dead-end life at the fringes of society. Anything more feels out of reach. Still, DJay wonders what happened to all the big dreams he had for his life. A chance encounter with an old friend, Key, a sound engineer who has always wanted to make it in the music business, spurs DJay: if he's ever going to make his mark, it has to happen now. He begins to write down his freestyle raps--his flow--and the two team up with Shelby, a church musician with a beat machine, to lay down bass-thumping crunk tracks. DJay's metamorphosis affects his entire house, as the women in his life--Shug and Nola--find ways to contribute to the creative process. With the impending visit to Memphis of hometown platinum-selling rapper Skinny Black, DJay has to make one last hustle if he's ever going to flow.

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Cast:
Terrence Dashon Howard (as DJay )
Anthony Anderson (as Key )
Taryn Manning (as Nola )
Taraji P. Henson (as Shug )
Paula Jai Parker (as Lexus )
Elise Neal (as Yevette )
DJ Qualls (as Shelby )
Ludacris (as Skinny Black )

Directed By: Craig Brewer
Written By: Craig Brewer
Produced By: Paramount Classics

Release Date (US): July 22nd, 2005

Length of Movie: 1h 54min

MPAA Rating: R for sex and drug content, pervasive language and some violence.

Budget: $2,800,000

Opening Weekend: $8,017,808

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1. I'm a King [Remix] - Lil Scrappy
2. Swerve - Webbie
3. Microphone (Skit) - Terrence Howard
4. It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp - Djayz
5. Tell Me Why - MJG
6. P***y N***az - E-40
7. Whoop That Trick - Djayz
8. Bum Guy (Skit) - Terrence Howard
9. Man Up - Trillville
10. Carbon 15's, A.K.'s & Mac 11's - Boyz N da Hood
11. Lil' Daddy
12. Let's Get a Room - Nasty Nardo
13. Booty Language
14. Bad B**cH [Remix] - Webbie
15. We in Charge (Skit) - Terrence Howard
16. Hustle and Flow (It Ain't Over) - Djayz
17. Still Tippin' [It's a Man's World Remix] - Nicole Wray
18. Murder Game
19. Get Crunk, Get Buck - Al Kapone
20. Man Ain't Like a Dog (Skit) - Terrence Howard

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