Get Rich Or Die Trying (2005)

A gangster’s parable as striking, bullet-riddled, and pain-underlined as the voice of its protagonist over high-glossed 4/4 beats, GRODT is a hyper-violent, shockingly-well-acted, epic-soundtrack journey into a nightmare we cannot imagine: that is purposely-hard-to-watch as it journalistically-captures the rise of 50 Cent. 6.2/10.

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Plot Synopsis: After losing his mother to murder as a boy, Marcus (Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson) has little support in his life. He starts working for drug dealer Levar (Bill Duke) and his assistant (Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje). Although Marcus makes good money selling, his dream is to become a rapper. When he reunites with an old love (Joy Bryant) and is later shot numerous times during a robbery, Marcus decides it’s time to change his life. However, his old associates won’t let him go so easily.

Official CLC Score: 6.2/10

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