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Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005)

A tale of an inner city drug dealer who turns away from crime to pursue his passion, rap music.

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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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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,020,807, 13 November 2005, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$30,981,850, 29 January 2006

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$42,000,000, 31 December 2006
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On the 8 November 2005 edition of Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993), 50 Cent said that this film is "about 75% accurate". See more »

Goofs

During the robbery at the beginning, Marcus' handgun repeatedly changes from a Glock-17 to a Glock-19 depending on the shot. See more »

Quotes

Marcus: I'm telling you, I'm big in the hood right now, I don't even remember my name. They callin' me handsome!
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Connections

Featured in 50 Cent: The Massacre - Special Edition (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

King of NYC
by Michael Miller & James "J2" White
Produced by J2 for J2 Musik / Paragon Entertainment Group
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He looks like the missing link.
21 November 2005 | by See all my reviews

I have nothing personal against 50 Cent, don't buy his records, kind of view him as a flash in the pan. But after being saturated with his face for the past 3 years I figured, why not see what all the hype is about...yeah his "music" is bubble-gum wannabe gangster rap that couldn't hold a candle to the originators of the genre...(i.e. N.W.A.,Schooly-D,etc.) The music will be forgotten in 5 years time...so maybe the movie will give him some validity, let's see if he can act. BAD MOVE, this guy makes DMX look like Sidney Poitier. The whole movie is the classic template, just plug in a one gear, multi-millionaire so-called rap artist. It just wasn't entertaining, I wasn't expecting the Godafther, but jeez...what a waste. So many other movies, steeped in hood reality have delivered far more...Menace 2 Society and Boyz N' The Hood all the way back to Cooley High. Hopefully the relatively dismal box office receipts will keep this guy out of the movies so he can concentrate on selling dull, bland pop music to the mouth breathing masses who hail him as the king of the streets.


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