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Overall C

Grammy Award-winning R&B singer Usher stars in this celebrity vehicle as a DJ with dreams of owning his own recording studio one day. In the meantime he takes a job with a mob boss (Chazz Palminteri), as a bodyguard for his beautiful daughter Dolly (Emmanuelle Chriqui).

Violence C
Sexual Content B-
Profanity C-
Substance Use A-

MPAA Rating: PG-13 or sexual content, violence and language.

Talk to your kids about…

In The Mix

How many movies can you recall where Mafia characters are played for laughs? Why do you think these characters have been so popular? How does this humorous portrayal affect your view of organized crime?

When you see stereotypical characters in a movie, try reversing the roles—in this case, a wealthy African-American family that has a poor Italian boy wanting to marry their daughter. Is this difficult to imagine? Why?