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Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005)

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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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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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drugs | rap | rap music | drug dealer | 1980s | See more »

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At the end of the day, what will you hang on to? 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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9 November 2005 (USA)  »

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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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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 Bama calls Justice out for fidgeting in his car, Bama is heard saying, "I'm still right 'cause I could have been wrong," but his mouth says, "...right." See more »

Quotes

Marcus: Crack meant money, money meant power and power meant war. We shot the Columbians, the Columbians shot us.
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Referenced in The Benchwarmers (2006) See more »

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They Callin' Me Handsome
by 50 Cent
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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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