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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

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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Storyline

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

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Inside Every Man Is The Power To Choose. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

50 Cent hired an acting coach but Jim Sheridan had the woman removed from the set. Sheridan told 50 "If this fails, it won't be because you can't act. It's because I didn't direct you right." See more »

Goofs

When Marcus is shot by Justice in the beginning of the movie, the money bag flies to Justice. The second time, the bag goes out to the side. See more »

Quotes

Levar: Without getting too biblical and shit, violence only begets more violence.
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Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Michael Phelps/Lil' Wayne (2008) 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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User Reviews

 
Some people are being so unfair to 50 Cent....
20 November 2005 | by vlopez4See all my reviews

I seen this movie and I think it was really unfair all the crap people are saying about 50 Cent. I thought he did a really decent job for his first time acting. This is just one of those movies you HAVE to see for yourself and not listen to all the hype.I really enjoyed getting a deeper look at what 50 what he is today and hope he makes acting a regular part of his career. OF course Terrence Howard gave a really great performance. I always enjoy watching him. I thought 50 played well off of him and I would really like to see them in another movie together. But really don't let all the negative hype be the reason you don't go out and see a really great movie that I believe anyone open-minded enough will enjoy.


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Country:

USA | Canada

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:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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