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Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005)

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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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Cast

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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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drugs | rap | rap music | drug dealer | 1980s | See more »

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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)

Gross:

$82,369 (South Africa) (17 March 2006)
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Samuel L. Jackson was offered the role of Levar but turned it down. He told an interviewer that while he liked 50's music, he did not feel that 50 Cent earned the right to star in a film by Jim Sheridan. However, Jackson later co-starred with 50 in Home of the Brave (2006). 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

Marcus: Come on, say that again, come on get in the car
Bama: Its like when I'm right I'm right, when I'm wrong I could been right, so I'm still right cause I coulda been wrong, you know, and I'm sorry cause I could be wrong right now, I could be wrong, but if I'm right...
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Referenced in BBQ Pool Party (2005) See more »

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I'll Whip Your Head Boy
Performed by 50 Cent
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He looks like the missing link.
21 November 2005 | by (United States) – 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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