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(2002)

"G" is a Gatsbyesque love story set against Hip-Hop's invasion of the Hamptons.

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2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Summer G
... Chip Hightower
... Sky Hightower
... Tre
Andrew Lauren ... Adam Gordon
... Craig Lewis
Lalanya Masters ... Nicole Marshall
... B. Mo Smoov
Jillian Lindsey ... Daizy Duke
... Shelly
... Ladara
... Gene Underhill
... Bill
Renet Kyles ... Monica (as Ronette Kyles)
... Ramon
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Storyline

A young Great Gatsbyish Hip Hopper named Summer G falls for a middle to upper class sister while in college. After she rejects him for a fellow social climber, Summer G spends ten years building a Hip Hop empire, then moves to the Hamptons where he finds the object of his affections. Written by L. J. Allen-2

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Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, some sexuality and brief violence | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

28 October 2005 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$248,337, 16 September 2005, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$3,020,784, 20 November 2005
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The Broadway production of "The Great Gatsby" by Owen Davis based on the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald opened at the Ambassador Theater on February 2, 1926, ran for 112 performances and directed by future movie director George Cukor. See more »

Quotes

Summer G: Don't let nobody take nothin' from you; handle your business...
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Connections

Version of The Great Gatsby (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Big Wheels
Written by Lone The Largest and Divadon
Performed by Lone The Largest
Courtesy Divadon Music Publishing (ASCAP) and Divadon Records
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"G" is a great movie
30 September 2003 | by See all my reviews

I think the movie "G" puts an interesting and suspenseful spin on a boring and non-captivating novel. I was required to read "Great Gatsby" my senior year in high school, and we my class got a chance to view it at a film festival we were all amazed. Christopher Scott Cherot made me fall in love with a plot line that I had previously not cared for at all. It was a brilliant idea to take a bland setting and prodominately white characters and put a hip-hop spin on it. The climax of the movie can use a little work, but the movie is awesome as is.


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