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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.

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Jim Sheridan

Writer:

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

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


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

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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, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$30,981,850, 29 January 2006

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$42,000,000, 31 December 2006
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2.35 : 1
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50 Cent talked Terrence Howard into doing his nude scene. See more »

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When Bama calls Justice out for fidgeting in his car, Bama is heard saying, "I'm still right 'cause I could have been wrong," but his mouth says, "...right." See more »

Quotes

Marcus: I told you don't shoot no body, and the first thing you do when we walk in this motherfucker is shoot somebody!
Bama: Cause that's what I do, I kill motherfuckers! You know that.
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Featured in 50 Cent: The Massacre - Special Edition (2005) See more »

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It's Happening
by Steve Prempeh, Marc John Jefferies & Rhyon Nicole Brown
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Another lowlife "rapper" who cant act.
13 November 2005 | by chaotic646See all my reviews

If I could have given this a score lower than a 1 I would have but unfortunately, thats not possible. The only reason I went to see this was because it was a first date movie and being the gentleman I am I let my date pick what to see. A lot of people who know me would say I'm just being biased since I absolutely despise hip-hop, rap, or whatever its called but this movie (and I use that term lightly) was utter crap. Horrible plot, horrible acting, and a horrible cast. I actually feel like I have lost a few I.Q. points from watching this disaster of a film. Whoever wrote, directed, and casted this film must really feel embarrassed right now, hopefully as embarrassed as I felt for them while I was watching it. And if anyone cares my date (who likes 50 cent) hated it as much as me.


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