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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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Levar
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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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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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$40,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$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 »

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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 »

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Marcus: Crack meant money, money meant power and power meant war. We shot the Columbians, the Columbians shot us.
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Lousy film from start to finish
20 January 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

You know when you wish to descibe a film to a friend,who hasn't seen it yet,you usually start by outlining the plot,as you understand it,the perhaps commenting on the actors,and so on and so on. How on earth you do this with a film that is so toe-curlingly and stomach-churningly bad is another matter. The plot which is supposedly semi-autobiographical seems to be saying that murder and drug-dealing is an acceptable way to music stardom. That is bad enough,but when it is cliché- ridden, boring nastiness that is just too much. The star (Ha.Ha)50 Cents has the screen presence of a plastic toilet seat and mumbles his incomprehensible way through the film,which is so predictable from start to finish with all the familiar stereotypical South American drug barons,shootings and small-time hangers on we would expect.

Some of the supporting cast,who tried hard to make something out of the terrible script must have been dying with embarrassment to associated with such a load of nonsense and if they have any pride will deny any involvement on their C.V's. A film to be avoided at all cost


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