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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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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 »


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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Details

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:

$46,440,624
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Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

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

Goofs

When Keryl, Marcus, and Justice go to take revenge against the Colombians, Marcus gets out of the car immediately after it stops. In the next shot, he is still inside chatting with his buddies about the weapon. See more »

Quotes

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

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Michael Phelps/Lil' Wayne (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Fight for Your Right to Party
by Adam Horovitz, Adam Yauch & Rick Rubin
Performed by Beastie Boys
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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This film is underrated!
10 July 2006 | by mikeb_cliftonSee all my reviews

I have read through all of these comments, and am astounded at the amount of negativity towards it. I cannot believe that any film within the IMDb database can be voted as 1 out of 10, thats just stupid. Alrite, i agree its not an Oscar winning film, but I enjoyed it! OK, 50 cent's acting is brilliant, but he pulls it off! The film boasts a reasonable story based on his life, and to be honest it wasn't amazing, but it was generally enjoyable! Lost's Mr Eko played his character well, as did Terrence Howard! And Bill Duke, as the Ghetto Godfather is astoundingly brilliant! 8 Mile was a good film, and this is as good! So please, ignore the negative views and watch this film!!!!


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