Get Rich or Die Tryin'

Synopsis: A tale of an inner city drug dealer who turns away from crime to pursue his passion, rap music.
Director(s): Jim Sheridan
Production: Paramount Pictures
  6 wins & 3 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
117 min

Let's do this.

Where the f*ck you been, kid?

I'm starving here.

Oh, shit!

- Relax. Take it easy.

- Shut your fuckin' mouth!

Nobody move, nobody get hurt.

Put the money in the bag.

Lay your ass fucking down!

Put the money in the bag!

Where the 100s at? Where the 100s at?

In the fucking bag. Lay it.

What you got over there?

Only ones. Fucking fives.

Check the back, man.

You make one move

and I'm gonna blow your head off.

You, stop fucking moving, all right?

Lay down.

Where the big bills?

What y'all got in there?

Come on, hurry up, hurry up.

- Yo, where's the rest of the lottos at?

- Hundreds.

See now, I'm trying real hard

with you motherfuckers!

I'm trying to understand you!

Where's the fucking lottos at?

Where's the money?

You know Delgato?

You know who you're fucking with?


You know who you fucking with?

You fucking with Majestic's crew.

- Bitch, come here.

- No. Let him go.

- No! No!

- Come here.

Which one's your fucking mama?

Hey, bitch, this your kid right here?

Now, I'm gonna count to three...

and then I'm gonna

blow his little head off, okay?

- One.

- That's enough. Let's go.


- Where's the money?

- Let's go! Let's go!

I said, let's go.

Oh, baby, come on!

How you gonna do this shit right now?

I told you, don't shoot nobody.

The first thing you do when we walk in

this motherfucker is shoot somebody.

'Cause that's what I do!

I kill motherfuckers, you know that!

You know, till I met you...

I didn't even get no respect

from anybody, you know?

None worth, you know, mentioning...

But I fucking love you!

I'd do anything for you.

- This motherfucker's crazy.

- I'm your fucking man!

- Where's the fucking money?

- I said, let's go, nigga!

Now you go

and call me a fucking nigga, man.

You gonna call me a nigga in front of

these motherfucking Colombians?

- Where's the fucking money?

- I said, I don't know.

I said, let's go.

All right. 'Cause that's all I am?

A nigga?

Take your fucking money...

and you shoot this nigga

and go on with your bitch-ass life!

If you gonna be a man, be a man

and shoot me, motherfucker!

Do you understand?

- No, no, please.

- Take it easy.


- Then calm the f*ck down right there.

- Take it easy.

Get your ass back in there.


- Come on.

- F*ck that bitch, let's go!

You coward. I'll kill you.

Fucking crazy-ass bitch!

I fucking love you!

Come on.

Yo, yo, yo.

Lying there...

staring down the barrel of that nine...

I knew I was about to die.

I don't know why I was

expecting my father to rescue me.

I realized I had been looking for him

all my life.


This is my search.

That's my mom.

Those were the days.

Things you do

That keeps me satisfied

Problem was,

everyone was in love with my mom...

so anyone could be my dad.

One thing I was certain of,

I didn't have a white daddy.

And sure as hell, he wasn't a cop...

black or white.

Spent a lot of time

at my grandmother's.

That was a crowded house

with eight mouths to feed...

not including me.

Anybody know

how these things work, huh?

Hey, Marcus.

Hey y'all.

Help your granddaddy.

Show me how that work, huh?

- What you want, football?

- Yeah, football.

There you go.

Boy's a genius, huh?

Can you watch him for an hour?

Katrina, you know I'll watch him.

Thank you.

- I don't want that money.

- Come on, Mom.

Katrina, I said I don't need that money.

He's family.

Why you keep

leaving him like this, Katrina?


- Bye.

- Take care.

That's my Uncle Deuce.

- You look after him, okay?

- Pay you back.

He was the oldest and the meanest.

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Terence Winter

Terence Patrick Winter (born October 2, 1960) is an American writer and producer of television and film. He is the creator, writer, and executive producer of the HBO television series Boardwalk Empire (2010–14). Before creating Boardwalk Empire, Winter was a writer and executive producer for the HBO television series The Sopranos, from the show's second to sixth and final season (2000–2007). In 2013, he wrote the screenplay to Martin Scorsese's The Wolf of Wall Street for which he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. He is the co-creator, writer and executive producer of another HBO television drama series, Vinyl (2016–present). more…

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