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Pimps Up, Ho's Down (1998)

A realistic look into the lives of real pimps such as Ice-T, Don "Magic" Juan and others. Alongside real hookers, thugs and their clients on the mean streets of various cities within America.

Director:

Brent Owens
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Bishop Don Magic Juan ... Self
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Ice-T ... Self
Big Lex Lex Big Lex Lex ... Self
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A realistic look into the lives of real pimps such as Ice-T, Don "Magic" Juan and others. Alongside real hookers, thugs and their clients on the mean streets of various cities within America.

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Taglines:

The definitive Pimpumentary. See more »

Genres:

Documentary

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content and pervasive language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 October 1998 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Dumni alfonsi i ich pokorne prostytutki See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA See more »

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Runtime:

| (director's cut)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Alternate Versions

The director's cut has 30 minutes of never before seen footage. See more »

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Featured in Religulous (2008) See more »

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Good idea, but not explored fully
31 January 2000 | by aaron-71See all my reviews

Although I appreciated this unique idea to explore the pimp's perspective of the lifestyle rather than the prostitutes', the director fails to tell us anything explorative about his subjects. We see a lot of their externals but not enough about their background or psychology. Also, the subjects are incredibly hard to understand. Maybe the film need subtitles.


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