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Before I Self Destruct (2009)

A coming of age story about an inner-city youth raised by a hardworking single mother. When his dream of becoming a basketball player fails to materialize, he finds himself employed in a ... See full summary »

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A coming of age story about an inner-city youth raised by a hardworking single mother. When his dream of becoming a basketball player fails to materialize, he finds himself employed in a supermarket. After his mother is tragically gunned down, Clarence (played by Jackson) is consumed by revenge and takes up a life of crime in order to support his younger brother. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for bloody violence, pervasive language and some strong sexuality | See all certifications »
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The directorial debut from Curtis Jackson (50 Cent), and was delivered with his fourth album 'Before I Self Destruct'. See more »

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Performed by Taryn Fouche
Produced by Ky Miller for Mudd Monkey Inc.
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This movie shows what can happen when you are lead down the wrong path
18 November 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am very proud of 50 cent. I found his acting to have improved greatly. I also found for this to be his first directorial film he did an excellent job in directing it. i love the idea of him bringing in new fresh faces in the movie. I felt these actors did a great job. i was impressed. the story line was great. i am patiently waiting for him to direct another movie. I find this movie to be realistic and many people will identify with the story line. It showed the struggles one has to go through in order to try to make it. It also showed sadness and sorrow.

i highly recommend this movie to all to see.


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