Hustle & Flow

2005 film directed by Craig Brewer

Hustle & Flow is a 2005 American musical drama movie written and directed by Craig Brewer and produced by John Singleton and Stephanie Allain. The movie is about a hustler and pimp from Memphis, Tennessee named DJay who is interested in being a rapper.

Hustle & Flow
Directed byCraig Brewer
Written byCraig Brewer
Produced by
CinematographyAmy Vincent
Edited byBilly Fox
Music byScott Bomar
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • July 22, 2005 (2005-07-22)
Running time
116 minutes[1]
CountryUnited States
Budget$2.8 million
Box office$23.5 million

The movie stars Terrence Howard as DJay. Anthony Anderson, Taryn Manning, Taraji P. Henson, and Ludacris also star in this movie.

Hustle & Flow won the Best Original Song category at the 78th Academy Awards for the song "It's Hard out Here for a Pimp" by the hip hop group Three 6 Mafia. "It's Hard out Here for a Pimp" became the second hip hop song to win an Academy Award (after "Lose Yourself" by Eminem).

References change

  1. "HUSTLE & FLOW (15)". British Board of Film Classification. July 8, 2005. Retrieved July 8, 2015.