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In the Mix (2005)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 23 November 2005 (USA)
A successful DJ manages to rescue a powerful mobster one night. In order to repay him, the mobster gives him the task of protecting his daughter.

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Frankie Junior
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A successful DJ manages to rescue a powerful mobster one night. In order to repay him, the mobster gives him the task of protecting his daughter.

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content, violence and language | See all certifications »

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23 November 2005 (USA)  »

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Dying for Dolly  »

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$4,448,491 (USA) (25 November 2005)

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$10,105,281 (USA) (16 December 2005)
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The working title for this film was Dying for Dolly. See more »

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Dolly: Must have been the collard greens that made me lose control!
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Written by Billy Moss, Lee Hutson, Jr., Labyron Walton and Leon Walton
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I thought the best part was Rufus the bulldog.
23 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

'In the Mix' has Usher playing Darrell, who happens to be at the right place at the right time. That depends on how you look at it. He takes a bullet for Dolly (Emmanuelle Chriqui), a mafia princess. As a result, he becomes her bodyguard. Then the trouble starts happening.

This movie was not especially great. It is fun at times, but not by much. The acting is not great and the plot is very predictable. None of the characters have much personality. Anthony Fazio who plays Dolly's brother is annoying. It is kind of like 'My Bodyguard' meets 'The Sopranos', only a little milder and not nearly as good.

I thought the best part was Rufus the bulldog. He was the funniest part of the movie and he is only in three scenes. I would not go to this unless you really want to see Usher.


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