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American Pimp

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American Pimp

American Pimp

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
87 minutes
director:
Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes
distributor:
MGM
genre:
Documentary

We gave it a B+

Warning to young filmmakers: How much Hollywood clout does a ”Sundance sensation” really have? Well, consider the plight of this documentary by brothers Allen and Albert Hughes (”Menace II Society”). A series of profiles of flamboyant ”mack daddies,” it whipped up a ruckus at Sundance ’99, only to sit around on ice for almost a year and a half.