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Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005)

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

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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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9 November 2005 (USA)  »

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$40,000,000 (estimated)

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$12,020,807 (USA) (13 November 2005)

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$30,981,850 (USA) (29 January 2006)
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Trivia

Samuel L. Jackson was offered the role of Levar but turned it down. He told an interviewer that while he liked 50's music, he did not feel that 50 Cent earned the right to star in a film by Jim Sheridan. However, Jackson later co-starred with 50 in Home of the Brave (2006). See more »

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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 »

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Marcus: Come on, say that again, come on get in the car
Bama: Its like when I'm right I'm right, when I'm wrong I could been right, so I'm still right cause I coulda been wrong, you know, and I'm sorry cause I could be wrong right now, I could be wrong, but if I'm right...
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Window Shopper
by 50 Cent, Teraike Crawford, Jason H. Turnbull & Bob Marley
Performed by 50 Cent
Produced by C. Styles & Sire For Dangerous, LLC / Money Management / Hip Hop Since 1976
Contains elements from "Burnin' and Lootin'"
by Bob Marley
Performed by Bob Marley & The Wailers (as Bob Marley and The Wailers)
Used courtesy of Universal Music Enterprises
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22 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I hope that the right people get a hold of the comments I'm about to make. Motion pictures still have the ability to be used as an art form that can be a medium of effective communication. As a culture have we forgotten how to use gifts and talent? As a nation (USA) have we decided that freedom means that "gangsters' can pimp the arts with money and influence? Let's face it, music, TV and motion pictures are the hallmark of artistry in our world. And, at the same time the abuse of these mediums has caused talent and gifts to be eroded from the next generation. There is pot of gold in our youth and young adults that executives and media directors have a MORAL and CULTURAL obligation to ensure art is not bastardized for profit. Mr. Jackson (50 Cents) is just one of the many symptoms of what we are becoming as a people, a cancer. As an American of African heritage I feel a burden for my peers of caucasion ethnicity, please don't "help" black people by lavishing wealth and opportunity on the loudest, most threatening and menacing people in our communities. Say "no" to the next 50 Cent, no to his music, his "acting," and his abuse of 1st Amendment rights. Lets send a message as leaders in media that everything isn't acceptable. Lets educate people to what is good, positive, life affirming and yes creative as well. Lets fund and support education in the arts and create new industries starting in the places with the least opportunity and hope. Art can be made in the hood, but its born from the Heart.

With great power comes great responsibility. -Stan Lee


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