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G (2002)

R  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  28 October 2005 (USA)
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"G" is a Gatsbyesque love story set against Hip-Hop's invasion of the Hamptons.

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Summer G
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Chip Hightower
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Sky Hightower
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Tre
Andrew Lauren ...
Adam Gordon
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Craig Lewis
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Nicole Marshall
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B. Mo Smoov
Jillian Lindsey ...
Daizy Duke
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Shelly
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Ladara
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Gene Underhill
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Bill
Renet Kyles ...
Monica (as Ronette Kyles)
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Ramon
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A young Great Gatsbyish Hip Hopper named Summer G falls for a middle to upper class sister while in college. After she rejects him for a fellow social climber, Summer G spends ten years building a Hip Hop empire, then moves to the Hamptons where he finds the object of his affections. Written by L. J. Allen-2

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Drama | Romance

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Rated R for language, some sexuality and brief violence | See all certifications »
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28 October 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El precio de la ambicion  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$248,337 (USA) (16 September 2005)

Gross:

$3,020,784 (USA) (18 November 2005)
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The Broadway production of "The Great Gatsby" by Owen Davis based on the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald opened at the Ambassador Theater on February 2, 1926, ran for 112 performances and directed by future movie director George Cukor. See more »

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Summer G: Don't let nobody take nothin' from you; handle your business...
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You Don't Want War
Written by Freedom Alive
Performed by Freedom Alive
Produced by Racer / Freedom Alive
Courtesy of Summer Salts On Concrete (ASCAP) and Summer Salt Entertainment/Orpheus/EMI
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much better than everyone says it is.
30 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have no gripe about this movie. The plot is an adaptation of what The Great Gatsby, which I love.

Anyone who says that the beginning gives away the end, probably has attention deficiency disorder and didn't pay attention to the actual story. There were many instances in which you suspect the movie would end with the opening scene, but it just didn't.

And I don't agree with anyone saying that the characters are "stereotyped." There are many types of blacks portrayed in this movie, from the "straight from the ghetto and 'real' about it" to the reserved, cool "gangsters" to the type that wants to conform to "higher" society. The rowdiness and uncouthness of the people in Summer G's party are necessary in keeping the feeling of the book The Great Gatsby, where the newly-rich in Gatsby's party are unaware of the etiquette of blue-blood society.

And to those who said "there is no hip hop," I believe that I did hear some rap/hiphop played several times throughout the movie. You don't expect to have an entire music video film, do you? Overall, I thought this movie was great. There was some arguably unnecessary material sprinkled throughout the film, but it should definitely get higher than a 4.4.


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