Get Rich or Die Tryin' Reviews

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December 6, 2005
November 10, 2005
50 Cent has some good moments, but other times he seems like little more than a blank slate.
November 10, 2005
This thinly autobiographical gangsta odyssey never achieves liftoff, and Jackson is unconvincing.
November 10, 2005
Even more problematic is the script's clumsy, sprawling architecture, Sheridan's clubfooted sense of pacing and his grubby, indistinct visuals.
November 9, 2005
This isn't Sheridan's most complex or richest picture, but there's lots of life to it: This is an unapologetically glossy pop product, powered by a strong, old-fashioned sense of B-movie melodrama.
November 9, 2005
Director Jim Sheridan and screenwriter Terence Winter have difficulty fashioning these events into a story that has a coherent point or purpose.
November 9, 2005
The story and action are serviceable, but there's very little spark in the wooden screen presence of the star and the dearth of subtext or style from the director.
November 9, 2005
The film's inability to resist the lure of maximum exploitation becomes frustrating.
November 9, 2005
The apparent turf war between director and screenwriter results in a compromised, confusing tale of a young man trying to mark his turf.
November 9, 2005
Don't for a second think that we're meeting the next great rap star to become a movie star.
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