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In The Mix 2005 PG-13 CC

(32) IMDb 2.6/10
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All's fair in love and gangster warfare when New York's hottest DJ Darrell (Usher) saves a mob boss's life (Chazz Palminteri) and is rewarded with a gig protecting the don's beautiful daughter!

Starring:
Usher Raymond, Chazz Palminteri
Runtime:
1 hour, 36 minutes

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Product Details

Genres Drama, Romance, Music, Comedy
Director Ron Underwood
Starring Usher Raymond, Chazz Palminteri
Supporting actors Emmanuelle Chriqui, Robert Costanzo, Robert Davi, Matt Gerald, Anthony Fazio, Geoff Stults, Chris Tardio, Kevin Hart, K.D. Aubert, Isis Faust, Nick Mancuso, Page Kennedy, Deezer D, Jennifer Echols, Robert Gallo, Dwight Hicks, Kellie Shanygne Williams, Erin Cardillo
Studio Lionsgate
MPAA rating PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Captions and subtitles English Details
Rental rights 24 hour viewing period. Details
Purchase rights Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details
Format Amazon Video (streaming online video and digital download)

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4 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Grady Harp HALL OF FAMETOP 100 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on May 5, 2006
Format: DVD
IN THE MIX is a fairly routine Hollywood gig on mixing spinning with mob crime sidebars and interracial relationships. It isn't a great movie but it does give Usher a chance to strut his stuff in a remarkably subdued and charismatic fashion.

Darrell (Usher) is a spinner in a club, a start at a dream of owning his own recording industry. He is asked to spin discs for the surprise birthday party of law student Dolly (Emmanuelle Chriqui), the wealthy daughter of crime boss Frank (Chazz Palminteri). Darrell and Frank have been friends a long time having shared parental tragedies: there is also a chemistry in the making between the time reunited Darrell and 'engaged' Dolly. An attempt is made on Frank's life and Darrell bravely takes the bullet. Frank assigns Darrell as Dolly's bodyguard and through a series of assassination attempts and crime busts Darrell and Dolly are drawn closer. How Frank deals with this new 'development' as well as coping with the opposing mobsters plays out the fairly obvious story.

Usher has presence and despite the fact that he is not given screen time for his dancing, he is given ample time as eye candy and as an actor who deals well with both comedy and action. His interaction with Chriqui is palpably on target. The remainder of the cast do what they can with a weak script, but director Ron Underwood keeps the action and reaction going at an entertaining pace. This is not a great movie, but it is entertaining and introduces Usher to the screen in a well-prepared debut. Grady Harp, May 06
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Not a bad movie. I expected it to be super cheesy since Usher is more of a singer then an actor . But, he does a pretty good job. I was pleasantly surprised. Especially since he was my main reason for getting it! I'm a huge fan. So, if you like Usher and his smooth yet innocent swagger or just his good looks. You'll get a lot of both in this film. And it's got got a pretty good storyline to go with it. Enjoy!
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By Misherald on May 13, 2007
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Okay I think part of the reason it received a five is because I am quite partial to all the actors and actresses in the film I enjoy seeing them all act especially Usher. I've always been a huge fan of his from music to his acting therefore I guess no one will take my review serious because of how I feel for the actors and actress. Can we say its the bomb....
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3 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Nuisance on May 14, 2008
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Entertainers are always trying to succeed in other fields(like established actors that want to be singers or established singers that want to be actors) but very few of them actually succeed in other endeavors other than the one they are well known for. Usher Raymond is another statistic in this sad but true fact. In The Mix is 95 minutes of pure torture and I dont reccomend it to anyone.

Premise: Daryl(Usher), a local DJ is asked to take care of Dolly(Emanuelle Chriqui), a daughter of a well known mob boss(Chazz Palminteri). After taking a bullet for her, Daryl later falls for Dolly and of course the father isnt happy about it. Trouble brews as one of the mob boss's henchmen plans to betray his own boss to run the establishment himself.

Opinion: This movie is visual Nyquil. Usher cant act and Emanuelle Chriqui is so wooden all she's missing is the woodpecker. Plus what would this movie be without stereotypes? There's the Italian father who doesnt want his daughter to date the black man. There's the wegro who is so annoying that he makes Jamie Kennedy's character "Malibu" look like James Bond. There's the black men brandishing pistols in a card game and there is the step-n-fetchit character played by Kevin Hart. Chazz Palminteri is usually good in movies but here he is as bland as paper machier. The love scenes are boring also because there is no chemistry between Usher and Emanuelle. They're just going through the motions. The script is terrible and the action scenes are about as exciting as a presidential address given by Sling Blade. Nothing about this movie is redeemable. Usher is a great singer but as an actor he makes Method Man look like Marlon Brando. Unless you like being put to sleep by a movie you would do well to skip this one. If In The Mix was a record, it would clear every dancefloor coast to coast.
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By MaryM on August 29, 2010
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Purchased In The Mix DVD, I was given the condition of the movie, cost and shipping, and the arrival date. Everything as promised was excellent. The movie was in good/ new condition. I received the movie before the date promised, and the price was right given the year the movie came out. I recommend using this seller for movies.
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By D. Perez on July 20, 2010
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This movie was awful. I bought it because I love Emmanuelle Chriqui as an actress. She's really coming up and getting her name out there. This movie was very disappointing. I was very bored the entire time. I finally shut it off in the middle of the movie. Do not buy this movie unless you really have nothing better to do.
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I love this movie. I love how race is no issue in the end. Love knows no boundaries and is color blind. It's good to see someone love another by looking at what's inside of them and not at their physical being. Oh, and did mention that I love Usher? Great singer and, surprise, a great actor as well. Why not more?
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By 22Prettygirl007 on August 6, 2013
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I love this movie! I don't know how i missed it when it first came out. I was already an Usher fan, and this just made me love him more.

Usher displayed a great rang of emotion when acting in the movie, and Kevin Hart provided some great comedic moments. I would definitely recommend this movie.
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