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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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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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Release Date:

9 November 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hustler's Ambition  »

Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

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

In real life Viola Davis is only 10 years older than 50 Cent, although she plays his grandma in the movie. See more »

Goofs

When Marcus is shot by Justice in the beginning of the movie, the money bag flies to Justice. The second time, the bag goes out to the side. See more »

Quotes

Charlene: So we have to go back?
Marcus: There's just some things that need answers, I'd rather die like a man than live like a coward.
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Soundtracks

Hustler's Ambition
by 50 Cent, Brian Hughes & Frankie Beverly
Performed by 50 Cent
Produced by B-Money "B$" for JR's Son Music & Money Management
Contains elements of "I Need You"
by Frankie Beverly
Performed by Frankie Beverly and Maze
Courtesy of Capitol Records
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This film is underrated!
10 July 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I have read through all of these comments, and am astounded at the amount of negativity towards it. I cannot believe that any film within the IMDb database can be voted as 1 out of 10, thats just stupid. Alrite, i agree its not an Oscar winning film, but I enjoyed it! OK, 50 cent's acting is brilliant, but he pulls it off! The film boasts a reasonable story based on his life, and to be honest it wasn't amazing, but it was generally enjoyable! Lost's Mr Eko played his character well, as did Terrence Howard! And Bill Duke, as the Ghetto Godfather is astoundingly brilliant! 8 Mile was a good film, and this is as good! So please, ignore the negative views and watch this film!!!!


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