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Tupac: Resurrection (2003)

Home movies, photographs, and recited poetry illustrate the life of Tupac Shakur, one of the most beloved, revolutionary, and volatile hip-hop M.Cs. of all time.

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Lauren Lazin

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Cast

Credited cast:
Tupac Shakur ... Himself (archive footage)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rappin' 4-Tay ... Himself (archive footage)
Conrad Bain ... (archive footage)
Bill Bellamy ... Himself (archive footage)
William J. Bennett ... Himself (archive footage)
Todd Bridges ... (archive footage)
Pat Buchanan ... Himself (archive footage)
James Cagney ... (archive footage)
Connie Chung ... Herself (archive footage)
Eldridge Cleaver ... Himself (archive footage)
Kathleen Cleaver ... Herself (archive footage)
Gary Coleman ... Himself (archive footage)
Sean 'Diddy' Combs ... Himself (archive footage) (as Puffy Combs)
Chris Connelly ... Himself (archive footage)
Anthony 'Treach' Criss ... Himself (archive footage)
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Storyline

Home movies, photographs, and recited poetry illustrate the life of Tupac Shakur, one of the most beloved, revolutionary, and volatile hip-hop M.Cs. of all time.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

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In his own words


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong language and images of drugs, violence and sex | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 November 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

2Pac: Resurrection See more »

Filming Locations:

Baltimore, Maryland, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$300,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,632,847, 16 November 2003

Gross USA:

$7,718,961

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,808,524
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The font used on screen throughout the film is taken from samples of Shakur's own handwriting. See more »

Quotes

Tupac Shakur: What makes me saying 'I don't give a f - -' different than Patrick Henry saying 'Give me liberty or give me death'?
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Connections

Edited from Yo! MTV Raps (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

The Realist Killaz
Written by Tupac Shakur, 50 Cent, Rufus Cooper, Katari Cox, Yafeu Fula,
Hussein Fatal, Snoop Dogg
Performed by Tupac Shakur and 50 Cent
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A Documentary Full of Facts Told Frankly by Tupac Himself!
26 November 2006 | by Faisal_FlamingoSee all my reviews

This is a very good documentary .. it gave me an inside closer look to a world I don't know much of. I've heard some stories about Tupac .. some myths too in my high school but I wasn't 100% convinced and sounded just like lies.

I'm not a big fan of rap. I heard some songs of Tupac, though. I don't remember his songs but I remember that I didn't like them due to the foul language with all the swearing and the excessive use of the "F" WORD!.

Anyway, that didn't mean that his life story wasn't interesting .. the movie showed me briefly the life of a controversial young man who's music was popular in many places of the world .. I'm amazed of how frank Tupac is and that he has such courage to tell his stories publicly.

Good documentary..entertaining, brief and goes right to the point!


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