In the Mix (2005)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Drama  |  23 November 2005 (USA)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Darrell (as Usher)
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Frankie Junior
Isis Faust ...


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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Release Date:

23 November 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dying for Dolly  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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


$10,105,281 (USA) (16 December 2005)

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2.35 : 1
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To be more accurate in his role as Dolly's protector, Usher Raymond consulted Elijah Shaw, his longtime personal bodyguard. Elijah, who spent most of his time keeping screaming fans away from location shoots, was dragged on set for multiple sessions of "what would you do if..." His name appears in the credits as "Personal Security." See more »


Dolly: Must have been the collard greens that made me lose control!
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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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