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Tupac: Resurrection (2003)

Home movies, photographs, and recited poetry illustrate the life of Tupac Shakur, one of the most beloved, revolutionary, and volatile hip-hop M.Cs. of all time.

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Lauren Lazin
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Tupac Shakur ... Self (archive footage)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rappin' 4-Tay ... Self (archive footage)
Conrad Bain ... (archive footage)
Bill Bellamy ... Self (archive footage)
William J. Bennett ... Self (archive footage)
Todd Bridges ... (archive footage)
Pat Buchanan ... Self (archive footage)
James Cagney ... (archive footage)
Connie Chung ... Self (archive footage)
Eldridge Cleaver ... Self (archive footage)
Kathleen Cleaver ... Self (archive footage)
Gary Coleman ... Self (archive footage)
Sean 'Diddy' Combs ... Self (archive footage) (as Puffy Combs)
Chris Connelly ... Self (archive footage)
Anthony 'Treach' Criss ... Self (archive footage)
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Home movies, photographs, and recited poetry illustrate the life of Tupac Shakur, one of the most beloved, revolutionary, and volatile hip-hop M.Cs. of all time.

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In his own words


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong language and images of drugs, violence and sex | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Eminem produced three songs for the film's soundtrack free of charge as a sign of respect to Tupac's mother, Afeni Shakur. See more »

Quotes

Tupac Shakur: What makes me saying 'I don't give a f - -' different than Patrick Henry saying 'Give me liberty or give me death'?
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Connections

Edited from Yo! MTV Raps (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

America the Beautiful
Written by Katharine Lee Bates (as Katherine Lee Bates) and Samuel A. Ward
Performed by Tupac Shakur
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User Reviews

 
Outstanding.
16 November 2003 | by Droogie502See all my reviews

First of all, let me say that I am biased, I think the world of Tupac. That said, this is his (and his mother's) mission statement for his life and death and everything in between. I have followed 'Pac for almost 10 years now, and my obsession for him has only grown deeper and deeper as the years, months, even days have passed since his departure from the music game.

When I first heard about this film, I thought it was going to be another video release accounting his legacy and mystery. I had no idea that it had a theatrical release date until a few months ago. Then I started hearing the hype behind it, and really started to anticipate it strongly. I informed all my friends and anyone else who shared the same passion of 'Pac as I, of it's existence and when it was close to release. After reading some very positive advance reviews from "Rolling Stone" and a few other publications, my anxiety only increased. It hits it's peak when I saw that ROGER EBERT gave it 3 1/2 out of a possible 4 stars. I saw the film tonight at an 8:00 showing fully prepared sportin' my 'Pac t shirt, ticket stub in my hand, and an unmistakable grin of happiness of things to come. One word: OUTSTANDING. Afeni, Mtv, and Paramount were really, really, really seriously devoted to this project!

I don't want give anything at all away to either serious 2pac devotees or casual fans, but EVERYTHING you ever needed to know, or wanted to know about him, is presented in ACES. I rated this documentary a 9 out of 10 stars on the Imdb scale. To sum up, I really and truly believe it is an enormous shame that some people just don't understand or "get" how iconic and influential Tupac was on both the music industry and to a certain extent society as well. He was WAY, WAY more than just a "rapper", he was an IMPACT!

2PAC FOR EVER.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 November 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tupac: Resurrection See more »

Filming Locations:

Baltimore, Maryland, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$300,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,632,847, 16 November 2003

Gross USA:

$7,718,961

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,808,524
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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