Hustlers hits theaters this Friday, September 13th, and you better be ready. Directed by Lorene Scafaria and featuring performances from the likes of Jennifer Lopez, Lizzo, and Cardi B, the movie has created quite a buzz. The plot,based on a New York Magazine article by Jessica Pressler, follows a group of strip club employees as they steal from their former clients on Wall Street.

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