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American Pimp
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Street pimps, all of them African-American, discuss their lives and work: getting started, being flamboyant... See more » | Add synopsis »
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User Reviews:
American Pimp is a Masterpiece!!!!! See more (38 total) »

Cast

 

Too $hort ... Too $hort
John S. Dickson ... Himself (as Rosebudd)

Antonio Fargas ... Link Brown

Heidi Fleiss ... Herself (archive footage)
L. Hammond ... Payroll The Pimp

Hugh M. Hefner ... Himself (archive footage)
Dennis Hof ... Himself

The Bishop Don Magic Juan ... Himself
Max Julien ... Himself / Goldie
Rudy Ray Moore ... Dolemite

Conan O'Brien ... Himself (archive footage)

Roscoe Orman ... Willie Dynamite
Kenny Redd ... Himself (as K-Red)
Clarence Sims ... Himself (as Fillmore Slim)

Carol Speed ... Lulu
Andre Taylor ... Himself (as Gorgeous Dre)
Mel Taylor ... Himself
Patrick Hegarty ... Himself (uncredited)

Directed by
Albert Hughes 
Allen Hughes 
 
Produced by
Spencer Franklin .... co-producer
Albert Hughes .... producer
Allen Hughes .... producer
Kevin J. Messick .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Albert Hughes 
 
Film Editing by
Doug Pray 
 
Sound Department
Ron Bartlett .... sound re-recording mixer
Yann Delpuech .... supervising sound effects editor
Ethan Holzman .... assistant sound editor
Allen Hughes .... sound
Robin Johnston .... machine room recordist
Darren King .... sound editor
Gregory King .... supervising sound editor
E. Niles Klein .... sound editorial technical consultant
Aaron Levy .... sound recordist
Rob Nokes .... sound editorial technical consultant
Rudy Pi .... sound re-recording mixer
Joan Rowe .... foley artist (as Joanie Rowe)
Sean Rowe .... foley artist
Mark Smith .... sound re-recording mixer
John Switzer .... post-production sound coordinator
Meg Taylor .... assistant sound editor
Eric Thompson .... foley mixer
Steven D. Williams .... supervising sound editor
 
Visual Effects by
Christopher Dusendschon .... in-show optical effects photography: THDX (uncredited)
Christopher Dusendschon .... optical element Hazeltine colorist: THDX (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Robert Bennett .... additional photographer
Frank W. Ockenfels III .... still photographer: black and white (as Frank W. Ockenfels 3)
Sacha Riviere .... additional first assistant camera
D. Stevens .... still photographer
 
Editorial Department
Teresa Lang .... additional editor
Dan Lebental .... contributing editor
Michael Moncreiff .... negative cutter
Dana Ross .... color timer
 
Music Department
Jason Alexander .... assistant music supervisor
Sharon Boyle .... music consultant
Sean Carasov .... music supervisor
Jonathan Karp .... music editor
Jill Meyers .... music business affairs
 
Transportation Department
Gary Preece .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Keith Barefoot .... additional crew
Jerry Kitz .... title designer
F. Stanley Pearse Jr. .... location manager: New Orleans
 
Thanks
Eddie Murphy .... special thanks
David Wirtschafter .... special thanks (as Dave Wirtschafter)
 

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Rated R for pervasive sexual content including dialogue, strong language and some drug related material
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87 min
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Referenced in Idiocracy (2006)See more »

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5 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
American Pimp is a Masterpiece!!!!!, 16 June 2000
Author: louisdr2 from New York City

Despite the Critic's various negative reviews of this film, I thought it was one of the greatest documentaries I have ever seen. The Hughes Brother's have crafted an intricate portrayal in the world of the Pimp. Now I know what you folks are thinking, the subject is too crass and the language and dialogue are raunchy! But that is the way the Hughes have to portray the pimps as they are basically being themselves. The documentary shows the pimps just how charismatic and charming they can be despite their infamous occupation. This film might probably also right the media and the general public's sterotypical viewpoints and stereotypes. I also liked the way they portrayed the woman(or the Politically Incorrect term, Ho's,Bitches, and tricks) who work for and live with the pimps. Now heed this warning, this film contains extremely rauncy content including sexual situation and foul language, meaning that the general public will not flock to see this. But if you are an open-minded person, a film of documentarie freak, or just darn curious about pimps then i suggest you go see this movie.

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