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I Got the Hook-Up is a 1998 U.S. crime comedy film, starring Anthony Johnson, Master P, Ice Cube, C-Murder and directed by Michael Martin. This was No Limit Records' first theatrical release. The movie was distributed by Dimension Films.

I Got the Hook-Up
Directed byMichael Martin
Produced by
  • Andrew Shack
  • Bryan Turner
  • Jonathan Heuer
  • Leroy Douglas
  • Master P
  • M. Cevin Cathell
Written by
  • Carrie Mungo
  • Leroy Douglas
  • Master P
Music byTommy Coster richdruh
CinematographyAntonio Calvache
Edited byT. David Binns
Distributed byMiramax Films
Release date
  • May 27, 1998 (1998-05-27)
Running time
93 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$3.5 million[1]
Box office$10.3 million[2]


Working out of their van, Black (Master P) and Blue (Johnson) deal in TV sets and boomboxes, but then a driver mistakenly drops off a cell phone shipment. Business is on the upswing, but then the local crime boss, Roscoe, and his enforcer, T-Lay (Tom Lister Jr.), have a deal go sour and blame Black and Blue. Lorraine's boss Dalton and the FBI are also closing in.


Critical ReceptionEdit

According to Rotten Tomatoes, I Got The Hook Up received a 17% meaning a rotten or overwhelming dislike.


A soundtrack containing hip hop music was released on April 7, 1998 by No Limit Records. It peaked at #3 on the Billboard 200 and #1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.


Master P announced in 2017 via Instagram he's looking for locations to film a sequel to the movie.

Filming started in late July 2018 and completed in mid August 2018. The film stars Master P, AJ Johnson, Fatboy SSE, Romeo Miller, John Witherspoon and more. It is scheduled for release in July 2019.


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