Get Rich or Die Tryin'


Life in the ghettos of New York is tough. When a young boy's mother is murdered, he tries to survive as best he can, falling in with the local gangsters and drug scene. In doing so, he gives up his dream of becoming a rap star. However, after growing up hard and fast, he gets shot nine time, and decides that it is time to return to his dream. At the time of writing, this movie comes in at number 31 on the IMDB's list of 100 Worst Movies.

115 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Violence).
Action, Crime, Drama, Musical.

Showtimes

I wonder if he likes me...
I wonder if he likes me...

Credits

Cast
50 Cent, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Joy Bryant, Omar Benson Miller, Tory Kittles, Terence Howard, Ashley Walters
Director
Jim Sheridan
ScreenplayTerence Winter, Nye Heron
MusicGavin Friday, Quincy Jones, Maurice Seezer
CinematographyDeclan Quinn, David Perrault
Sound formatsDolby Digital, DTS
SA distributorUIP
Made in2005
Produced byCent Productions Inc., Paramount Pictures, MTV Films, Interscope/Shady/Aftermath Films

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreAction
LanguageVery frequent, very strong
NuditySome infrequent — male body, female breasts
SexOne implied scene, lengthy
ViolenceVery frequent, very strong
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsSince it's an action movie about gangsters, violence is very frequent. It's loosely autobiographical, based on the life of 50c, a rap star.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.

ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
5
Violence
5
Blood / Gore / Gross
5
Guns / Weapons
5
Profanity
5
Alcohol / Drugs
4
Smoking
2
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
5
Imitative Behaviour
4
Frightening / Tense Scenes
3
Jump Scenes
0
Tense Family Scenes
4
Music (Scary/Tense)
4
Music (Inappropriate)
5
Topics to talk about
4


Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Theresa Smith
10
Die Burger
Arnold Vermaak
1
Cape Times
Kenneth Turan
5
iAfrica.com
Bulelwa Languza
10
Mail & Guardian
Shaun de Waal
8
BBC
Rob Carnevale
5
Box Office
Tim Cogshell
8
Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert
15
eye Weekly
James Simons
10
Rolling Stone
Peter Travers
10
ScreenIt
8

What the People say

Internet
5646 Netizens
5

Average .. 40%

8




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