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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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Sullivan Walker ...
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Katrina
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Levar
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Junebug
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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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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)

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

Gross:

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

50 Cent's acting debut. See more »

Goofs

When Majestic is discussing killing the police to Marcus, the shot of the Uptown station house has the same figure ascending its steps in both shots, revealing that one shot was used twice instead of actually using two separate shots of the same location. See more »

Quotes

Marcus: Rule number five... Show no love. Love will get you killed.
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References Scarface (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

I Don't Know Officer
by 50 Cent, Jake One (as Jake Dutton), Lloyd Banks, Albert Johnson, Curtis Williams & Mason Betha
Performed by 50 Cent featuring Lloyd Banks, Prodigy, Spider Loc and Mase
Produced by Jake One for Money Management
Lloyd Banks, Prodigy and Spider Loc appear courtesy of G Unit Records / Interscope Records
Mase appears courtesy of Bad Boy Records
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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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