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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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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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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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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:

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

Gross:

$30,981,850 (USA) (27 January 2006)
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Trivia

50 Cent watched all of Jim Sheridan's films to prepare for his role. His personal favorite was The Boxer (1997). See more »

Goofs

When Marcus leaves the hospital to "take care of something" his facial hair is thick. Later that night when he returns home, his facial hair is gone. See more »

Quotes

Marcus: I can only pray that people will take me seriously. My music is my heart. I can't go out like a shit house nigger. That isn't who I was raised up to be, but I fear it's who I'll become.
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Connections

Referenced in Live fra Bremen: Episode #5.8 (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

I Feel for You
by Prince (as Prince R. Nelson)
Performed by Chaka Khan
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Great Movie
18 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie got a lot of bad ratings from many reviewers. I saw the movie recently and thought it was great. It wasn't an Oscar winning movie but it got me on the edge of my seat. The movie is very similar to Eminems 8 Mile, as in it shows little reference to the artists life.The name is different but it shows some similarty to Curtis '50 Cent' Jacksons life.The movie has action,drama,gang fights,romance, and a whole lot more. This is definitely a movie you should go see when you want to see a good movie. Some may say 50 cent is a sell out with a movie and a video game coming out in the same month,but I personally think he is doing a good job. A great movie to see if your a 50 cent or rap fan.


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