Top 10 Breakthrough Sundance Films

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7. HUSTLE & FLOW (2005)

It might be hard out here for a pimp, but the rabid success of this film about a street hustler and his dreams of hip hop stardom, made life a little bit easier for its director, Craig Brewer (BLACK SNAKE MOAN, FOOTLOOSE), and star, Terrence Howard (IRON MAN). The film not only brought Brewer and Howard some much-deserved attention, it also won an Academy Award for Best Original Song.

Author: Matt Singer

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hustle_and_flow10. THE FOOT FIST WAY (2006)9. SUPER SIZE ME (2004)8. THIRTEEN (2003)7. HUSTLE & FLOW (2005)6. NAPOLEON DYNAMITE (2004)5. SAW (2004)4. CLERKS (1994)
3. SLACKER (1991)2. RESERVOIR DOGS (1992)1. SEX, LIES, AND VIDEOTAPE (1989)