Get Rich Or Die Tryin: Movie Analysis

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There are thousands of movies in the world, and many have grabbed my attention. When asked, “What is your favorite movie of all time?”, the first thing that comes to mind is, Get Rich or Die Tryin’ directed by Jim Sheridan. This movie came out in the year 2005, and even today I can watch it like I have never seen it before. The movie reveals the true life of Curtis “50 cent” Jackson, and all he had to go through in order to get to where he is now in his career. It shows his own real life experiences and how he had to overcome all the disbelievers and critics in order to make millions making music. By watching the movie you get to be in the main character’s shoes (50 cent) and go through the pain, anger, loneliness and all the other emotions he felt on his mission to becoming a millionaire. That being said, let me tell you about one of my favorite movies. Marcus, the main character, lost his mother when he was a little kid due to a drug deal gone bad. This left Marcus to turn to gangs because his mom is all he had and that was taken away from him. Not being able to buy his own things he starts selling drugs. He drops out of high school and turns into a man his mother tried desperately to keep him away from. He eventually buys a gun and attempts to live the…show more content…
While reading non-professional reviews, there are a lot of people that bash rappers for trying to make movies. Many say that 50 cent did a horrible job of acting in this film, but I honestly think he played the role well. He was not actor of the year or anything special but he did great. So his acting is not something I would change in this movie as most people suggest, but the downfall of this movie came from having some over dramatized scenes that would be a little too long. Also the dialogue was good but could've been way better if it gave us more emotion when speaking to each other. Not just through the
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