Get Rich or Die Tryin' Synopsis
An inner-city drug dealer attempts to break from his life of crime by pursuing rap music.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
A film with a rich and convincing texture, a drama with power and anger.
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63

Chicago Tribune

By
Sheridan's ensemble ensures that "Get Rich," the film, comes to life around the edges, if not at its center.
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63

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
On most levels his performance is as flat as his abs: very early Wahlberg.
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
For all its biographical truth, Get Rich's journey into a ghetto of hustlers, gangstas and mindless violence is all too familiar.
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58

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Neither powerful nor interesting. It is a run-of-the-mill movie ''product'' developed as part of a 50 Cent marketing plan.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Missing a purpose.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
If, like me, you were hoping for "Scarface" as a hip-hopera, I am sad to report that Get Rich or Die Tryin' has heat, but not sweep.
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Movie stardom is seductive, but 50 Cent and his fans will be best served if he sticks to to his day job.
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50

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The film is shockingly light on music and heavy on crime scenes that play as bogus.
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38

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
A gangsta rapper without fire in the belly isn't terribly interesting, cinematically or musically.
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Get rich or die tryin

By Drez_Digital
Drama which delves into the life of 50 cent....

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Rated R | For strong violence, pervasive language, drug content, sexuality and nudity
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says not for kids Mythic tale based on 50 Cent's life; not for kids.
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