Hustlers movie poster

Janet's TAKE: #HustlersMovie tells the messed-up story about a messed-up female collaboration (I can't really call it a friendship.) of exotic dancers trying to survive the financial crisis of 2008. Grade/C

Constance Wu and Jennifer Lopez do their best with

primo performances to carry this film but there isn't quite enough of a tale for a full-length feature film, thus resulting in some repetitive titillating action that was really starting to get old by the end. With little character development, you don't care about most of the players - especially not any of the men. This is truly a woman's slant on the situation.

Directed by Lorene Scafaria

Starring Constance Wu, Jennifer Lopez, Julia Stiles, Keke Palmer, Lili Reinhart, with Mercedes Ruehl, and Cardi B.

HUSTLERS follows a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients. The film was inspired by the article published by New York Magazine entitled “The Hustlers at Scores” written by Jessica Pressler. - STX Films

MPAA Rating:  R for pervasive sexual material, drug content, language and nudity
Running Time: 109 minutes

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