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The Monkey Hu$tle (1976)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  December 1976 (USA)
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A new highway threatens a Chicago neighborhood, so to protest the residents throw a block party.

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Daddy Foxx
Kirk Calloway ...
Baby 'D
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Player
Donn C. Harper ...
Tiny (as Donn Harper)
Lynn Caridine ...
Jan-Jan
Patricia McCaskill ...
Shirl
Lynn Harris ...
Sweet Potatoe
Rudy Ray Moore ...
Goldie
Rosalind Cash ...
Mama
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Win
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Vi
Fuddle Bagley ...
Mr. Molet
Frank Rice ...
The Black Knight
Carl W. Crudup ...
Joe (as Carl Crudup)
Duchyll Martin Smith ...
Beatrice (as Duchyll Smith)
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A new highway threatens a Chicago neighborhood, so to protest the residents throw a block party.

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It ain't legal an it sure ain't safe...but it do seem worthwhile! See more »

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The Monkey Hustle  »

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In the beginning of the film, when Foxx steals the quart of milk, the carton is closed. While running across the street, the carton of milk is suddenly open when Foxx has not had sufficient time to open it. See more »

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Referenced in Arthur's Kids: A Conversation with Arthur Marks (2010) See more »

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Goldie Rules!!
23 July 1999 | by See all my reviews

This movie is worth renting just to see Goldie and his Goldie Mobile! Not a bad plot, and the song "Monkey Hustle' is a riot!


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