Inspired by a viral New York magazine article, this controversial hit movie is not your everyday stripper story. Far from it: Hustlers follows a crew of savvy former pole dancers who weaponize sex and use their newfound power to strip their Wall Street clients of their fortunes. With Jennifer Lopez, Constance Wu of Crazy Rich Asians fame and Cardi B, a stripper herself at one time who allegedly drugged and robbed men.
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“The figurative runaway limo these women are riding in is headed for a crash. But oh, the ride is glorious!” — Stephanie Zacharek, TIME Magazine
“In this raunchy, gloriously liberated revenge fantasy, Lopez rules with seductive, triumphant authority. Not only do we climb into her fur, we’ll happily follow her anywhere.” — Ann Hornaday, Washington Post
“Beneath all the chinchilla and body glitter, there’s a smart, beating heart.” — Leah Greenblatt, Entertainment Weekly
Jessica Pressler (magazine article), Lorene Scafaria (screenplay)
Constance Wu, Jennifer Lopez, Julia Stiles, Mette Towley
Annapurna Pictures, Gloria Sanchez Productions, Nuyorican Productions