Make a Movie

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"Make a Movie"
Single by Twista featuring Chris Brown
from the album The Perfect Storm
Released August 24, 2010 (2010-08-24)
Format Digital download
Recorded 2010
Genre Hip hop, R&B
Length 3:20
Label Get Money Gang Entertainment/EMI
Songwriter(s) Carl Terrell Mitchell, Chris Brown, Samuel Lindley, Aaron Levius Brunson
Producer(s) The Legendary Traxster
Twista singles chronology
"I Do"
"Make a Movie"
"Welcome to My Hood (Remix)"
"I Do"
'Make a Movie"
"Welcome to My Hood (Remix)"
Chris Brown singles chronology
(2010) Deuces2010
"Make a Movie"
(2010) Make a Movie2010
"Yeah 3x"
(2010) Yeah 3x2010

"Make a Movie" is the first single and a popular song from American rapper Twista's eighth studio album The Perfect Storm. It was released on August 24, 2010.[1] The track charted in the United States and a music video was shot.


The song was put down as being unoriginal, as there been other songs titled "Make a Movie" about making sex tapes, such as "Make a Movie" by Chamillionaire, which Twista is featured on.[2] The original version of the track featured T-Pain on the hook but the final version features Chris Brown.[2] The collaboration was said to be unexpected and geared towards a pop audience.[3] Twista explained that the collaboration came around due to mutual respect between the two.[4] The song was described by Rap-Up as "Twista spiting his rapid flow while Chris Brown croons over the seductive track."[5]

Critical reception[edit]

The critical reception to "Make A Movie" was generally mixed. Allmusic's David Jeffries was also critical: "when Twista compares his shutter speed to his sex speed on “Make a Movie,” it’s a cringe-worthy moment even R. Kelly would avoid."[6] also wrote a mixed review: "Make a Movie, a quasi-R rated jam that brings on recovering superstar Chris Brown for a Kardashian inspired ode to cinematic intercourse. Like much of Twista’s more radio ready work, it’s not particularly impressive, but unless you’re dead set against having a good time you won’t be able to stop your head from nodding."[7] William E. Ketchum III of HipHopDX wrote a more positive review: "Even though “Make A Movie” is formulaic, it wins with its cheesy porno references, a solid Chris Brown chorus, and a silky instrumental."[8] RapReviews was also positive about the song: "there are songs like "Make a Movie" featuring Chris Brown which harken back to the freak flop flow of "Slow Jamz," with the perfectly contradictory combination of fast slung lyrics to slow quiet storm grooves."[9]

Music video[edit]

The music video debuted on MTV on September 8, 2010.[10] It was directed by Colin Tilley.[11] It was described as tame compared to the subject matter.[12]

Track listing[edit]

iTunes single digital download
  1. "Make a Movie" (featuring Chris Brown) - 3:20


Chart (2010) Peak
US Billboard Hot 100[13] 71
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[14] 6
US Hot Rap Songs (Billboard)[15] 6
US Rhythmic (Billboard)[16] 28

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format
United States August 24, 2010 digital download
November 9, 2010 CD track
November 30, 2010 [17] Radio airplay


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