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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 1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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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 A Different World (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

Rebel of the Underground
Composed by Shock-G and Tupac Shakur
Performed by Tupac Shakur
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User Reviews

Finally...a documentary that does slain rapper justice...
19 August 2004 | by matthewshanereavesSee all my reviews

It's about time that a documentary about slain rapper Tupac Shakur such as this be released. I've seen a number of other documentaries based on the Shakur's life and they make me sick. For one thing, those films make him out to be some sort of prophet or messiah, feeding into the myth that that's exactly who he was. However, by allowing Tupac to tell his own story, both his fans and detractors alike can finally get a glimpse of who this man truly was as a person. In this film, from Tupac's very own words, Tupac is not made out to be the monster that some people would like to easily dismiss him as but but he is also not portrayed as a saint, nor are his many troubles with the law ignored. From this movie, the clear conclusion is that Tupac Shakur was ultimately a good, well-meaning person whose flawed philosophies and poor choices in the people he chose to surround himself with ultimately lead to his destruction. However, through tenacity and hard work, he has become the bestselling hip hop artist in history, even from beyond the grave.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 November 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

2Pac: 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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