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Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005)

R  |   |  Biography, Crime, Drama  |  9 November 2005 (USA)
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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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Levar
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Odell
Joseph Pierre ...
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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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Live In Your Dreams Or Die In Someone Else's. 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)

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$82,369 (South Africa) (17 March 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 Keryl, Marcus and Justice go to take revenge and hit the Colombians back, Marcus gets out of the car immediately after it stops, but in the next shot he is still inside chatting with his buddies about the weapon. See more »

Quotes

Charlene: So what is it that you do?
Marcus: I'm a gangsta.
Charlene: No really what do you do?
Marcus: I'm a rapper.
Charlene: No Marcus, what do you really do?
Marcus: I'm a gangsta rapper.
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Referenced in 30 Rock: Cleveland (2007) See more »

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Get Rich Opening Logos
by Sha Money X.L. (as Sha Money XL), Derek Prosper & Kenyatta Beasley
Produced by Sha Money X.L. (as Sha Money XL), D. Prosper & Kenyata Beasley for Team Work Music
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Great Movie
18 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie got a lot of bad ratings from many reviewers. I saw the movie recently and thought it was great. It wasn't an Oscar winning movie but it got me on the edge of my seat. The movie is very similar to Eminems 8 Mile, as in it shows little reference to the artists life.The name is different but it shows some similarty to Curtis '50 Cent' Jacksons life.The movie has action,drama,gang fights,romance, and a whole lot more. This is definitely a movie you should go see when you want to see a good movie. Some may say 50 cent is a sell out with a movie and a video game coming out in the same month,but I personally think he is doing a good job. A great movie to see if your a 50 cent or rap fan.


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