MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,757 this week

Tupac: Resurrection (2003)

8.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.0/10 from 6,661 users   Metascore: 66/100
Reviews: 32 user | 35 critic | 33 from Metacritic.com

Home movies, photographs, and recited poetry illustrate the life of Tupac Shakur, one of the most beloved, revolutionary, and volatile hip-hop M.Cs. of all time.

Director:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Editors' Spotlight

Fall TV Premiere Week

Many of your favorite shows are coming back, along with plenty of series premieres. Here's a list of the shows premiering between Sunday, September 21 and Friday, September 26.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 46 titles
created 30 Dec 2011
 
a list of 37 titles
created 20 Feb 2012
 
a list of 23 titles
created 23 Feb 2012
 
a list of 28 titles
created 01 Mar 2012
 
a list of 31 titles
created 11 Nov 2012
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Tupac: Resurrection (2003)

Tupac: Resurrection (2003) on IMDb 8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Tupac: Resurrection.

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

This film release captures the raw excitement of Tupac on stage, together with Snoop Dogg, and the Doggpound, this is definitely not one for the faint hearted.

Stars: Yaasmyn Fula, Yafeu Fula, Sardar Khan
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

2pac: Assassination [Conspiracy or Revenge] documents the fateful night the hip-hop star was gunned down. The filmmakers sit down with key figures who never spoke to police during the ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Bond
Stars: Cathy Scott, Brent Becker, Donald Erath Jr.
Notorious (2009)
Biography | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

The life and death story of Notorious B.I.G. (a.k.a. Christopher Wallace), who came straight out of Brooklyn to take the world of rap music by storm.

Director: George Tillman Jr.
Stars: Jamal Woolard, Anthony Mackie, Derek Luke
Beef (2003)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A documentary on the evolution of MC battles from verbal one-upmanship to street warfare.

Director: Peter Spirer
Stars: Ving Rhames, 50 Cent, Kevin Anderson
Juice (1992)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

"Juice" is about 4 inner-city teens who get caught up in the pursuit of power and happiness, which they refer to as 'the juice'.

Director: Ernest R. Dickerson
Stars: Omar Epps, Tupac Shakur, Jermaine 'Huggy' Hopkins
Gang Related (1997)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Two corrupt cops murder an undercover DEA agent by mistake, and frantically try to cover their tracks by framing a homeless man for the crime. That involves juggling evidence, coaching ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Kouf
Stars: James Belushi, Tupac Shakur, Lela Rochon
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The greatest rapper to ever pick up a mic - with his velvety flow and unparalleled rhyme style he captivated everyone from Jay Z to Tupac. Now Notorious B.I.G. is revealed. Hear the stories... See full summary »

Director: Peter Spirer
Stars: 50-Grand, Easy Mo Bee, Todd Boyd
Gridlock'd (1997)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

After a friend overdoses, Spoon and Stretch decide to kick their drug habits and attempt to enroll in a government detox program. Their efforts are hampered by seemingly endless red tape, ... See full summary »

Director: Vondie Curtis-Hall
Stars: Tupac Shakur, Tim Roth, Thandie Newton
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

In this film, we see the world through the eyes of main character Justice, a young African-American poet. A mail carrier invites a few friends along for a long overnight delivery run.

Director: John Singleton
Stars: Janet Jackson, Tupac Shakur, Regina King
Above the Rim (1994)
Crime | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Story of a promising high school basketball star and his relationships with two brothers, one a drug dealer and the other a former basketball star fallen on hard times and now employed as a security guard.

Director: Jeff Pollack
Stars: Duane Martin, Tupac Shakur, Leon
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Carla and Julia are long-time best friends and work together as bank tellers. They lose their jobs when Carla's 'Tupac Is Not Dead' antics go too far. Will their friendship survive the ... See full summary »

Director: Chad Doreck
Stars: Alanna Boatright, Leana Chavez, Tracey Ann-Marie Nelson
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

The story of the most real MC to ever grace the earth.

Director: Quincy Jones III
Stars: Hurt M. Badd, Mutah Napolean Beale, Edi
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Himself (archive footage)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Himself (archive footage)
...
(archive footage)
...
Himself (archive footage)
William J. Bennett ...
Himself (archive footage)
...
(archive footage)
Pat Buchanan ...
Himself (archive footage)
...
(archive footage)
Connie Chung ...
Herself (archive footage)
Eldridge Cleaver ...
Himself (archive footage)
Kathleen Cleaver ...
Herself (archive footage)
...
Himself (archive footage)
...
Himself (archive footage) (as Puffy Combs)
...
Himself (archive footage)
...
Himself (archive footage)
Edit

Storyline

Home movies, photographs, and recited poetry illustrate the life of Tupac Shakur, one of the most beloved, revolutionary, and volatile hip-hop M.Cs. of all time.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

In his own words


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong language and images of drugs, violence and sex | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

14 November 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

2Pac: Resurrection  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$4,632,847 (USA) (14 November 2003)

Gross:

$7,707,563 (USA) (19 December 2003)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The font used on screen throughout the film is taken from samples of Shakur's own handwriting. See more »

Quotes

Tupac Shakur: What makes me saying 'I don't give a f - -' different than Patrick Henry saying 'Give me liberty or give me death'?
See more »

Connections

Edited from The Arsenio Hall Show (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

I Get Around
Composed by Tupac Shakur, Shock-G, Money-B, Larry Troutman
Performed by Tupac Shakur
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Outstanding.
16 November 2003 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

First of all, let me say that I am biased, I think the world of Tupac. That said, this is his (and his mother's) mission statement for his life and death and everything in between. I have followed 'Pac for almost 10 years now, and my obsession for him has only grown deeper and deeper as the years, months, even days have passed since his departure from the music game.

When I first heard about this film, I thought it was going to be another video release accounting his legacy and mystery. I had no idea that it had a theatrical release date until a few months ago. Then I started hearing the hype behind it, and really started to anticipate it strongly. I informed all my friends and anyone else who shared the same passion of 'Pac as I, of it's existence and when it was close to release. After reading some very positive advance reviews from "Rolling Stone" and a few other publications, my anxiety only increased. It hits it's peak when I saw that ROGER EBERT gave it 3 1/2 out of a possible 4 stars. I saw the film tonight at an 8:00 showing fully prepared sportin' my 'Pac t shirt, ticket stub in my hand, and an unmistakable grin of happiness of things to come. One word: OUTSTANDING. Afeni, Mtv, and Paramount were really, really, really seriously devoted to this project!

I don't want give anything at all away to either serious 2pac devotees or casual fans, but EVERYTHING you ever needed to know, or wanted to know about him, is presented in ACES. I rated this documentary a 9 out of 10 stars on the Imdb scale. To sum up, I really and truly believe it is an enormous shame that some people just don't understand or "get" how iconic and influential Tupac was on both the music industry and to a certain extent society as well. He was WAY, WAY more than just a "rapper", he was an IMPACT!

2PAC FOR EVER.


14 of 18 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Top 5 Rappers mmaxwelljr
Who killed Tupac? Aquamariniac
Dirty South vs. West Coast vs. East Coast grannyblu
Why is Tupac the Greatest? DiabolicSyyn2
90s vs 2000s music scene grannyblu
Black Power grannyblu
Discuss Tupac: Resurrection (2003) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page