Released Date
July 22, 2005
Distributor
Paramount Classics
Genre
Drama
Rating
R
Budget
$2,800,000
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$22,202,809 + $1,360,918 = $23,563,727
51

Taraji P. Henson

as Shug

44

Ludacris

as Skinny Black

46

Juicy J

as Tigga

52

Terrence Howard

as DJay

51

Anthony Anderson

as Key

43

Taryn Manning

as Nola

55

Elise Neal

as Yevette

44

DJ Paul

as neighbour

1942-2008

Isaac Hayes

as Arnel

43

DJ Qualls

as Shelby

52

Paula Jai Parker

as Lexus

48

Haystak

as Mickey

About Hustle & Flow

With help from his friends, a Memphis pimp in a mid-life crisis attempts to become a successful hip-hop emcee.

About

Produced by MTV Films, the movie tells the story of a Memphis pimp attempting to become a successful hip-hop emcee. Howard earned an Academy Award nomination for his performance.

Trivia

Three 6 Mafia's song "It's Hard out Here for a Pimp" won the Academy Award for Best Original Song.