Hustle and Flow Cast: All That We Know So Far About This Drama Movie?


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Hustle and Flow is an American drama film which was released in 2005. The movie is directed and penned by Craig Brewer whereas it was produced by John Singleton and Stephanie Allain. In this article we are going to discuss about Hustle and Flow cast. So keep scrolling down and get to know more in detail.

Hustle and Flow was released in the United States on 22nd of July, 2005 by Paramount Pictures. The movie has received positive reviews from critics and they praised directed at the performances especially those of Howard and Henson along with Brewer’s script and direction and of course its sound track.

Hustle and Flow movie was a commercial success and grossed around $23.5 million against a production cost of $3 million.

Hustle and Flow Cast

The movie garnered plenty of accolades and nominations and it was nominated for couple of times at the 78th Academy Awards for best actor and Academy Award for best original song for three six mafia’s song as Its hard out here for a pimp.

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What is Hustle and Flow Cast?

Check out the list of Hustle and Flow cast along with their characters below –

  • Terrence Howardas DJay
  • Anthony Andersonas Key
  • Taryn Manningas Nola
  • Taraji P. Henson as Shug
  • DJ Qualls as Shelby
  • Ludacris as Skinny Black
  • Paula Jai Parker as Lexus
  • Elise Neal as Yevette
  • Juicy J as Tigga
  • Haystak as Mickey
  • DJ Paul as R.L.
  • I-20 as Yellow Jacket
  • Isaac Hayes as Arnel

What is the plot of Hustle and Flow movie?

In Memphis, Tennessee, D Jay is a drug dealer and a pimp who is not satisfied with his life and is going through a midlife crisis. After reacquainting himself with an old friend along with a sound technician names Key, he decides to create hip hop music.

Key and his sound mixer friend Shelby help D Jay put together some songs in which he expresses the frustrations of struggling to survive in the ghetto. Then D Jay proves his talent and his first song gets chance to play on local radio.

Moreover, the group experience a lot of setbacks throughout the creative process.

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Trailer –

Watch out the trailer of Hustle and Flow movie in given below video.

What are the reviews for Hustle and Flow Movie?

On Rotten Tomatoes the film holds an approval rating of 83% based on 160 reviews, with an average rating of 7.3/10. The site’s critical consensus reads: “Hustle & Flow is gritty and redemptive, with a profound sense of place and exciting music.

Metacritic gives the film a weighted average score of 68 out of 100 based on 37 critics, indicating “generally favorable reviews”.

Hustle and Flow Cast

The Boston Globe said, “Some will find it chicly inspired, recalling blaxploitation’s heyday with its grimy urban realism. Some will find it corny, absurd, and a limited view of options for disenfranchised African-Americans.”

According to Entertainment Weekly, “The home-studio recording sequences in Hustle & Flow are funky, rowdy, and indelible. Brewer gives us the pleasure of watching characters create music from the ground up.”

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