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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
50 Cent
Walter Alza
Directors
Jim Sheridan
Screenwriters
Terence Winter
Running Time
117 minutes

Get Rich Or Die Tryin'
The 50 Cent story doesn't go the whole 8 miles.


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Get Rich Or Die Tryin'

Plot
After his coke-dealing mother is shot dead, young Marcus (Jackson) inherits the family business, building a rep as a crack kingpin while harbouring dreams of being a famous rapper…


Verdict
The fact that a couple of US screenings were marred by shootings will be enough to inspire a Daily Mail campaign — but don’t let the moral turpitude put you off; it’s bad enough to ban on purely artistic grounds.


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