R | | Crime, Drama, Music
With help from his friends, a Memphis pimp in a mid-life crisis attempts to become a successful hip-hop emcee.
Terrence Howard is the only actor to ever appear in two films to receive an Oscar nomination for Best Original Song in the same year. This film won the award for "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp." The other nominated song was "In Too Deep" from the ... ...
Sometimes I feel like... like I talked such a good game when we was young, man. About my own studio and my own label, that... shit, DJay, now I'm just payin' rent, man. This shit right here gotta work. It gotta work, man, 'cause it ain't over for me.
After DJay buys the keyboard from the bum at the beginning, he is holding a paper bag in his right hand and the keyboard in his left. However, when he goes to play the keyboard, the bag is gone.
$8,017,808 (USA) (24 July 2005)
$22,201,636 (USA) (20 November 2005)
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