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The Monkey Hu$tle (1976)

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

Director:

Arthur Marks

Writers:

Charles Eric Johnson (screenplay) (as Charles Johnson), Odie Hawkins (story)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Yaphet Kotto ... Daddy Foxx
Kirk Calloway Kirk Calloway ... Baby 'D
Thomas Carter ... Player
Donn C. Harper ... Tiny (as Donn Harper)
Lynn Caridine Lynn Caridine ... Jan-Jan
Patricia McCaskill Patricia McCaskill ... Shirl
Lynn Harris Lynn Harris ... Sweet Potatoe
Rudy Ray Moore ... Goldie
Rosalind Cash ... Mama
Randy Brooks ... Win
Debbi Morgan ... Vi
Fuddle Bagley Fuddle Bagley ... Mr. Molet
Frank Rice Frank Rice ... The Black Knight
Carl W. Crudup ... Joe (as Carl Crudup)
Duchyll Martin Smith Duchyll Martin Smith ... Beatrice (as Duchyll Smith)
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Storyline

A new highway threatens a Chicago neighborhood, so to protest the residents throw a block party.

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Meet Daddy Fox, Baby D. and Goldie. They gonna do the Monkey Hustle! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

December 1976 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Monkey Hustle See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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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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Can I make it to the toilet in time?
5 March 2003 | by bigfathairy1See all my reviews

Because I really have to throw up. Back in the seventies, there was a genre called Blaxploitation. Most of the films were utter trash. This is one of the trashiest! This film is pure garbage. Have you ever seen a play in a black-oriented neighborhood? You know, that over-acting kind of acting, similar to what's found on Good Times (TV show), full of stereotypical pimps, hustlers, theives, welfare recipients and too tight jeans. Just plain horrible. A waste of film.


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