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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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Clarence (as Curtis Jackson)
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Sean
Elijah Williams ...
Shocka
Sasha Del Valle ...
Princess
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First Victim
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Cedrick
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Freddie (as Gabrielle Casseus)
Kar ...
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Jay (as Carlos Jones)
Los Jones ...
Jay
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Tiny
Eve Lora ...
Mrs. Ortiz
Tayuana 'T.J.' Jones ...
Ronette
Angel Lola Luv ...
Mona (as Angel)
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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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Murder Murder
Performed by Prodigy
Produced by Alchemist
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GREAT!!! AMAZING!!! This man is talented and funny!!!
22 November 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is a great hood classic. It follows in the line of I'm bout it, and other hood tales. 50 cent and Clifton Powell on screen interaction was pure magic. The young man that played Chaka was talented as well. The movie was funny, heartfelt and painful all at the same time. My favorite line is "the insurance business." 50 cent is definitely a visionary and very talented businessman. This movie is a must see!! 4 stars out of 4!!!! The accompanying album is a masterpiece as well. To all the 50 cent haters, go get a job and/or a life because this movie is the truth. Support hood films and quit hating. The latino girlfriend with the face of an angel and the heart of snake was simply terrifying. Please 50 make a sequel. You are the next Rudy Ray Moore!


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