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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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At the end of the day, what will you hang on to? 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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Trivia

The movie gets its title from50 Cent's debut album. 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

Marcus: I can only pray that people will take me seriously. My music is my heart. I can't go out like a shit house nigger. That isn't who I was raised up to be, but I fear it's who I'll become.
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Referenced in This Film Is Not Yet Rated (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

They Callin' Me Handsome
by 50 Cent
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Slow Story Line but Better Than Expected
12 November 2005 | by LazynutzSee all my reviews

I entered the movie expecting something along the lines of '8 Mile'. Turns out I was right. 'Get Rich' is a semi-autobiographical story of Young Ceasear (50 Cent) and how he found he transformed himself into a gangsta rapper as a way out of the life life as a drug pusher, a game that took his mothers life. 'Get Rich' features a familiar cast, a good story line that takes a little too long to develop, a surprisingly good performance by 50 Cent, and of course, a strong soundtrack throughout the movie. Additionaly, 'Get Rich' offers an interesting look into street life in NYC. If you like 50 Cent and liked '8 Mile', you will enjoy 'Get Rich'. Otherwise, enter at your own risk. I vote 7/10.


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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

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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