R | | Drama, Music
A young rapper, struggling with every aspect of his life, wants to make it big but his friends and foes make this odyssey of rap harder than it may seem.
Proof, the inspiration for the character Future, was sought by producers to play that role in the film. However, Proof failed to show up for the audition and director Curtis Hanson decided that he wanted a more experienced actor to play Future. Proof was then cast in... ...
I ain't gettin' back in that piece of shit... it's a death trap.
When Alex and Jimmy are having sex at the plant, a man is visible in the background briefly running around.
The final credit reads, "Filmed on location in the 313"
$51,240,555 (USA) (10 November 2002)
$116,724,075 (USA) (9 March 2003)
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