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[Spoilers] Get Rich or Die Tryin' Review [/Spoilers]

Discussion in 'Music, Box Office, TV & Books' started by Ricochet J, 22 Jan 2006.

  1. Ricochet J


    Joined: 29 Jun 2004

    Posts: 12,886

    Straight to the point: Its good, not great. But don't watch it. Buy it on DVD in a few months for a fiver.

    Anyway, it starts off portraying 50 Cent as a criminal gangster in deep trouble. He gets shot in the face and then he gets a flashback of his life, when he grows up from a kid onwards. Anyway, usual stuff. Bang bang. "Get off my turf" usual things.

    I can't really say much more. Its the same miniature story every 30mins in the movie.

    Like I said, buy it on DVD. Don't watch it in cinema.
  2. Grrrrr


    Joined: 23 Oct 2002

    Posts: 5,693

    Location: Various

    I hate his music and i hate the way hip hop glorifies a gangster lifestyle. You would have to pay me to sit through this
  3. BrightonBelle

    Woman of Honour

    Joined: 2 Aug 2004

    Posts: 5,570

    Location: London

    It is too long - the storyline (although based on his real life) drags on a bit.. I found myself thinking a lot of the time 'get revenge already'.

    Was ok, but like the OP said definitely one to purchase for a fiver.

    BB x
  4. Atari


    Joined: 31 Jul 2003

    Posts: 3,544

    Location: Somewhere far.

    If I do have to watch this in the cinema, I'm gonna wait a few weeks.

    I can just imagine the first few weeks, "gangstaZ" from everywhere flocking in their numbers with their "crew innit" and shouting - "yo dat was sick yo" :D

    Probably one for me to miss.
  5. benjo plz.


    Joined: 15 Jan 2004

    Posts: 14,208

    Location: Hall

    Its poor tbh.
  6. Shock

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 28 Sep 2004

    Posts: 1,279

    I like some of his music, but the film was awful. :(
  7. Raikiri


    Joined: 5 Jul 2005

    Posts: 17,313

    Location: Brighton

    I wouldnt waste my time watching it tbh, his "music" annoys me so i can't imagine what 2 hours of his life story would be like
  8. Yas786


    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 47,867

    Location: All over the world...

    Rubbish movie but like his music, cant say i enjoyed watching it whilst in NYC last yr with my gf...even she thought it was a bit stupid and silly.
  9. Doohickey


    Joined: 8 Aug 2004

    Posts: 9,341

    Location: Shropshire

    Haha, they were my thoughts too. Still, I've an open mind, if I hear enough people react positively to it (by enough I probably mean several million), I may well go and check it out. Highly doubt it though.
  10. Wilf

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 3 Oct 2003

    Posts: 1,015

    Location: Somerset

    I have to laugh at what Mark Kermode said the other day, "Fiddy is in trouble as he can't even act as himself" lol.
  11. benjo plz.


    Joined: 15 Jan 2004

    Posts: 14,208

    Location: Hall

    lol :D