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Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005)

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A tale of an inner city drug dealer who turns away from crime to pursue his passion, rap music.

Director:

Jim Sheridan

Writer:

Terence Winter
6 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
50 Cent ... Marcus (as Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson)
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje ... Majestic
Joy Bryant ... Charlene
Omar Benson Miller ... Keryl
Tory Kittles ... Justice
Terrence Howard ... Bama
Ashley Walters ... Antwan
Marc John Jefferies ... Young Marcus
Viola Davis ... Grandma
Sullivan Walker Sullivan Walker ... Grandpa
Serena Reeder ... Katrina
Bill Duke ... Levar
Mpho Koaho ... Junebug
Russell Hornsby ... Odell
Joseph Pierre Joseph Pierre ... Uncle Deuce
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A tale of an inner city drug dealer who turns away from crime to pursue his passion, rap music.

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Taglines:

Live In Your Dreams Or Die In Someone Else's. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, pervasive language, drug content, sexuality and nudity | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?

Trivia

50 Cent watched all of Jim Sheridan's films to prepare for his role. His personal favorite was The Boxer (1997). See more »

Goofs

When Marcus gets his Mercedes Benz S500, he starts playing his Window Shopper song. He was listening to his demo tape, driving to a meeting with a producer that was going to listen to his demo. See more »

Quotes

Marcus: Show no love. Love will get you killed.
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Connections

Referenced in Motives 2 (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

9MM Goes Bang
by KRS-One (as Lawrence Parker) & Scott La Rock
Performed by Boogie Down Productions
Courtesy of Traffic Entertainment Group, Inc. / Bun Bun Music
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A great movie with bad reviews
12 November 2005 | by charkerSee all my reviews

Get rich or die trying is a good look at the inner city youth and the decisions they faced with. The raw gritty tale of a kid off the streets born into the drug trade is a good piece of cinema. The director does a good job showing this sector of our society. Curtis Jackson appears to be following the path of other rapper turned actor. This being Jackson first movie he does an exceptional job and expect even greater things from him in the future is chooses to continue movie role. The screen play has it's week points. Which I found unusually for the caliber of the writer. Overall it is worth the money. Don't wait for this to come to cable, see it now.


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Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

9 November 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hustler's Ambition See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,020,807, 13 November 2005

Gross USA:

$30,985,352

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$46,563,961
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Color

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2.35 : 1
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