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Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005)

A tale of an inner city drug dealer who turns away from crime to pursue his passion, rap music.

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Marcus (as Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson)
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Keryl
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Justice
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Antwan
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Young Marcus
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Sullivan Walker ...
Grandpa
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Katrina
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Levar
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Odell
Joseph Pierre ...
Uncle Deuce
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A tale of an inner city drug dealer who turns away from crime to pursue his passion, rap music.

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Rated R for strong violence, pervasive language, drug content, sexuality and nudity | See all certifications »

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9 November 2005 (USA)  »

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Hustler's Ambition  »

Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$12,020,807 (USA) (11 November 2005)

Gross:

$30,981,850 (USA) (27 January 2006)
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Trivia

50 Cent hired an acting coach but Jim Sheridan had the woman removed from the set. Sheridan told 50 "If this fails, it won't be because you can't act. It's because I didn't direct you right." See more »

Goofs

When Marcus gets his Mercedes Benz S500, he starts playing his Window Shopper song. He wasn't a rapper back then. This is not an actual goof, as the tape Marcus was listening to was his demo tape, and he was in the car to drive to a meeting with a producer that was going to listen to his demo. See more »

Quotes

Marcus: I told you don't shoot no body, and the first thing you do when we walk in this motherfucker is shoot somebody!
Bama: Cause that's what I do, I kill motherfuckers! You know that.
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Connections

Referenced in Jumper (2008) See more »

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BLOODY Awful
8 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

50 Cent should fake his death after this 2 hour embarrassment.

It is 100% pile of steamy crap with corn and flies. The script was if it was written by someone in the third grade.

The acting was deafeningly stale. The scene with the knifefight in the steamy shower slipping on soap was worthy of being left on the cutting room floor.

It went on and on and on.

Boring and more boring and wait! Even more boring still.

I am embarrassed for rap music after seeing this.

I want my DMC and Public Enemy.


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