In the Mix (film)

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In the Mix
In the mix film poster.jpg
Promotional poster for In the Mix
Directed by Ron Underwood
Produced by John Dellaverson
Screenplay by Jacqueline Zambrano
Story by Chanel Capra
Cara Dellaverson
Brian Rubenstein
Starring Usher
Emmanuelle Chriqui
Chazz Palminteri
Robert Davi
Kevin Hart
Music by Aaron Zigman
Cinematography Clark Mathis
Edited by Don Brochu
J&C Entertainment
Ush Entertainment
Distributed by Lionsgate (USA)
20th Century Fox (International)
Release dates
  • November 23, 2005 (2005-11-23)
Running time
95 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Box office $10,223,896 (US and Canada)[1]

In the Mix (working title: Dying for Dolly) is a 2005 American crime-comedy film starring R&B/pop singer Usher. It was released in the United States on November 23, 2005, the film being targeted at the traditionally large Thanksgiving weekend audience.


When New York’s hottest night club disc jockey, Darrell, is asked to DJ a party for mob boss Frank, Darrell becomes acquainted with Frank's beautiful daughter Dolly. Dolly is engaged to Chad, who her father wants her to marry. When Dolly and Darrell fall in love, Darrell is put in danger as both Frank's mob and Darrell's ex-girlfriend Cherise attempt to intervene.



The film grossed $10,223,896 at the US box office.[1]


In the Mix received negative reviews from critics, where it currently holds a 14% rating on Rotten Tomatoes based on 37 reviews, with an average rating of 3.2/10. The site's critical consensus reads, "Fans may get a kick out of seeing Usher showcasing his charm on screen, but the movie itself is tone deaf and inconsequential, even by rom-com standards".[2] The film is also listed on the IMDb Bottom 100, where it currently ranks at #96 with a score of 2.8 out of 10 based on 7,453 votes.[3]


  1. Rico Love – "Settle Down"
  2. One Chance Jon A. Gordon, Michael A. Gordon (The Gordon Brothers)– "That's My Word"
  3. Christina Milian – "Be What It's Gonna Be"
  4. Chris Brown – "Which One" (featuring Noah!)
  5. Keri Hilson – "Hands & Feet"
  6. Rico Love – "Sweat" (featuring Usher)
  7. Ryon Lovett – "Get Acquainted"
  8. One Chance, Jon A. Gordon, Michael A. Gordon (The Gordon Brothers)– "Could This Be Love"
  9. Anthony Hamilton – "Some Kind of Wonderful"
  10. Robin Thicke – "Against the World"
  11. YoungBloodz – "Murda" (featuring Cutty and Fat Dog)
  12. Rico Love – "On the Grind" (featuring Juelz Santana and Paul Wall)


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