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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
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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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

Eminem produced three songs for the film's soundtrack free of charge as a sign of respect to Tupac's mother, Afeni Shakur. 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 MTV News: The Week in Rock (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

One Day at a Time
Written by Tupac Shakur, Eminem, Rufus Cooper, Katari Cox, Luis Resto
Performed by Tupac Shakur, Eminem and Outlawz
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One of the best documentaries
16 November 2003 | by BDB7898See all my reviews

This documentary of Tupac Amaru Shakur's life was amazing. I am a huge Tupac fan and have seen many other stories and and biographies of his life, but this movie by far surpassed any expectations I had about it. Even if you are not a Tupac fan; you will still be amazed at the life he lived, grew up with, and his legacy. One of the film's strong parts is the fact that it really explains Tupac's mind and how he though about life. Not only that, but many people have a misconception that Tupac Shakur was just a "gangstar" that ran the streets and made music; and this film shows that he was not all bad and that he had a more sensitive side to his life and music. Overall the film captured a lot of his life through his eyes. The film isnt about his friends and family getting interviewed and recalling facts.....It's real interviews of him in the studio, in court, on MTV, personal interviews, and live accounts of him being him.


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