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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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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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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

Bono introduced Jim Sheridan to 50 Cent because Sheridan expressed a desire to meet and work with 50. See more »

Goofs

When Marcus gets his Mercedes Benz S500, he starts playing his Window Shopper song. He wasn't a rapper back then. This is not an actual goof, as the tape Marcus was listening to was his demo tape, and he was in the car to drive to a meeting with a producer that was going to listen to his demo. See more »

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Marcus: My voice sounds different.
Charlene: It's better. It's got more pain in it.
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References Coming to America (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

You a Shooter
by 50 Cent, Sha Money X.L. (as Sha Money XL) (as Michael Clervoix), Prodigy (as Albert Johnson) & Havoc (as Kejuan Muchita)
Performed by Mobb Deep featuring 50 Cent
Produced by Sha Money X.L. (as Sha Money XL) for Teamwork Music
Mobb Deep appears courtesy of G Unit Records / Interscope Records
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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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