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Hustle & flow

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In English, with optional English subtitles; closed captioned.


Terrence Howard, Anthony Anderson, Taryn Manning, Taraji P. Henson, Paula Jai Parker, Elise Neal, D.J. Qualls, Ludacris.

Publication Information

Hollywood, CA : Paramount Pictures, [2017]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (115 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


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


DJay is a pimp whose gritty hustle selling sexy Nola and supporting pregnant Shug leaves him wondering if this is it for him. Only when he trades contraband for a keyboard and bumps into his old schoolfriend Key does he see a way out by laying down some tracks and fulfilling his dream of becoming a respected rapper. When he learns Skinny Black, a local rapper turned mogul, is rolling through town for the 4th of July. DJay plans for the hustle of his life to get his voice heard.


Title from container.

Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.

Special features: Commentary by writer/director Craig Brewer ; "Behind the hustle" ; "By any means necessary" ; "Creatin' crunk" ; Memphis hometown premiere ; 6 promotionial shots.

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