R | | Biography, Crime, Drama
A tale of an inner city drug dealer who turns away from crime to pursue his passion, rap music.
Samuel L. Jackson was offered the role of Levar but turned it down. He told an interviewer that while he liked 50's music, he did not feel that 50 Cent earned the right to star in a film by Jim Sheridan. However, Jackson later co-starred with 50 in Home of the Brave (2006).
I'm a gangsta grandpa and I'm proud of it.
When Marcus leaves the hospital to "take care of something" his facial hair is thick. Later that night when he returns home, his facial hair is gone.
$12,020,807 (USA) (13 November 2005)
$30,981,850 (USA) (29 January 2006)
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