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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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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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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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Inside Every Man Is The Power To Choose. See more »


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

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Release Date:

9 November 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hustler's Ambition  »

Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$82,369 (South Africa) (17 March 2006)

Gross:

$82,369 (South Africa) (17 March 2006)
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Trivia

50 Cent talked Terrence Howard into doing his nude scene. See more »

Goofs

When Marcus leaves the hospital to "take care of something" his facial hair is thick. Later that night when he returns home, his facial hair is gone. See more »

Quotes

Charlene: Men hide their emotions. You bury yours, Marcus
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Connections

Referenced in 30 Rock: Cleveland (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Best Friend
by 50 Cent, Hi-Tek, J.R. Rotem (as Jonathan Rotem), Joshie Armstead (as Josephine Armstead),
Nick Ashford (as Nickolas Ashford) & Valerie Simpson
Contains elements of "Silly Wasn't I"
by Joshie Armstead (as Josephine Armstead), Nick Ashford (as Nickolas Ashford) & Valerie Simpson
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Surprisingly good
7 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this movie. At first I didn't think it was going to be a big deal and I was very skeptical when I was at the movies but I did the right thing by giving it a chance. 50 Cent's acting is surprisingly good considering he has never really acted before. The plot was well thought out and there were a lot of parts that were emotional; for instance when his mother was killed and he then had to grow up by himself. I read some comments on here that though expressed personal opinion were really hateful, but I guess its expected when a rapper makes a movie. I like 50 cent as a rapper, maybe I am biased, but I really do think this movie was good.


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50 Cent is a natural actor imo This movie,should b a PART TWO. gretakendalljosh
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