The Best 50 Cent Movies 

Updated October 15, 2019 3.7k votes 1.3k voters 264.1k views 21 items

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This list of the best 50 Cent movies is ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. 50 Cent successfully transitioned from the rap game into the world of film with his breakout performance in Get Rich or Die Tryin'. The order of this 50 Cent movies list is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated 50 Cent movies will be at the top of the list. 50 Cent (don't ever call him Fifty Cent, by the way!) has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest 50 Cent movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining 50 Cent films to end the squabble once and for all.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best 50 Cent movies?" and "What are the greatest 50 Cent roles of all time?" So are you interested in his new movies or the ones with the most gun action? This 50 Cent filmography includes popular movies like All Things Fall Apart and Righteous Kill, but it's up to fans like you to decide upon the best.  If you think the best 50 Cent role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. 

If you are a fan of rappers who act, you might also like our list of the best Eminem movies and best Ludacris movies.

If you're a fan of 50 Cent, then check out our lists of the best LL Cool J and Shemar Moore movies as well.

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Get Rich or Die Tryin' ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 50 Cent Movies
50 Cent, Viola Davis, Terrence Howard

Released: 2005

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

This film​ is a 2005 American hip-hop biopic crime film starring 50 Cent. It is 50 Cent's first film as an actor. It was released on November 9, 2005, and was known as Locked and Loaded during ...more

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Before I Self Destruct ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 50 Cent Movies
Eminem, 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks

Released: 2009

Directed by: 50 Cent

Before I Self Destruct is a 2009 American crime drama film starring Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, who also served as writer, director, producer and executive producer that is included with ...more
All Things Fall Apart is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 50 Cent Movies
50 Cent, Ray Liotta, Mario Van Peebles

Released: 2011

Directed by: Mario Van Peebles

All Things Fall Apart is a 2011 American drama film starring Ray Liotta, 50 Cent, Mario Van Peebles, and Lynn Whitfield. It was filmed in Michigan and premiered at the Miami International Film ...more
Freelancers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 50 Cent Movies
Robert De Niro, 50 Cent, Dana Delany

Released: 2012

Directed by: Jessy Terrero

Freelancers is a crime-drama film directed by Jessy Terrero, and stars 50 Cent, Forest Whitaker, and Robert De Niro. Filming took place in New Orleans, Louisiana. It had a limited release in ...more
Gun is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 50 Cent Movies
Val Kilmer, 50 Cent, AnnaLynne McCord

Released: 2010

Directed by: Jessy Terrero

Angel (Val Kilmer) gets out of prison, only to get involved in the gun-running ring of his old friend, Rich (Curtis Jackson).
Setup is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 50 Cent Movies
Setup Bruce Willis, 50 Cent, Ryan Phillippe

Released: 2011

Directed by: Mike Gunther

Setup is an action thriller heist film directed by Mike Gunther and written by Gunther and Mike Behrman. It stars 50 Cent, Bruce Willis and Ryan Phillippe. It was released straight to DVD and ...more
Righteous Kill is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 50 Cent Movies
Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, 50 Cent

Released: 2008

Directed by: Jon Avnet

This film is a 2008 American thriller film with elements of a buddy cop film directed by Jon Avnet, and starring Al Pacino and Robert De Niro. It is one of only two movies in which De Niro and ...more

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Blood Out is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 50 Cent Movies
Val Kilmer, 50 Cent, AnnaLynne McCord

Released: 2011

Directed by: Jason Hewitt

Blood Out is a 2011 American action thriller film released direct-to-video. The film is written by Jason Hewitt and John A. O'Connell, starring Val Kilmer and Luke Goss, and is Hewitt's ...more
Twelve is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 50 Cent Movies
Emma Roberts, 50 Cent, Kiefer Sutherland

Released: 2010

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Twelve is a 2010 American-French crime drama teen film directed by Joel Schumacher. The film was written by Jordan Melamed, adapted from Nick McDonell's novel of the same name. The film, a story ...more
Fire with Fire is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 50 Cent Movies
Bruce Willis, 50 Cent, Rosario Dawson

Released: 2012

Directed by: David Barrett

Fire with Fire is a 2012 drama film written by Tom O'connor and directed by David Barrett.
13 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 50 Cent Movies
Mickey Rourke, 50 Cent, Emmanuelle Chriqui

Released: 2010

Directed by: Géla Babluani

13 is a 2010 American remake of the 2005 Georgian-French film 13 Tzameti. The film, directed by Géla Babluani, stars Sam Riley, Ray Winstone, 50 Cent, Mickey Rourke and Jason Statham.

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Home of the Brave is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 50 Cent Movies
Jessica Biel, Christina Ricci, 50 Cent

Released: 2006

Directed by: Irwin Winkler

Home of the Brave is a 2006 drama film following the lives of four Army National Guard soldiers in Iraq and their return to the United States. The film was shot in Morocco and in Spokane,

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Streets of Blood is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 50 Cent Movies
Streets of Blood Sharon Stone, Val Kilmer, 50 Cent

Released: 2009

Directed by: Charles Winkler

Streets of Blood is a 2009 action-drama film starring Val Kilmer, 50 Cent, Michael Biehn and Sharon Stone. It is directed by Charles Winkler with a screenplay written by Eugene Hess based on a ...more
Vengeance is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 50 Cent Movies
Vengeance 50 Cent, Diamond Dallas Page, Danny Trejo

Released: 2013

Directed by: Gil Medina

Vengeance is a 2014 film starring Danny Trejo and Diamond Dallas Page.
Dead Man Running is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 50 Cent Movies
50 Cent, Brenda Blethyn, Monet Mazur

Released: 2009

Directed by: Alex De Rakoff

Dead Man Running is a 2009 British crime film directed by Alex De Rakoff, written by De Rakoff and John Luton, and starring Tamer Hassan and Danny Dyer. Football players Ashley Cole and Rio ...more
Caught in the Crossfire ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 50 Cent Movies
50 Cent, Chris Klein, Christine Lakin

Released: 2010

Directed by: Brian A. Miller

Caught in the Crossfire is 2010 American crime drama film directed by Brian A Miller. It stars Adam Rodríguez, 50 Cent, and Richard T. Jones. The film was released direct-to-DVD on July
Den of Thieves is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 50 Cent Movies
Gerard Butler, Curtis Jackson, Pablo Schreiber

Released: 2018

Directed by: Christian Gudegast

Den of Thieves is a 2018 American heist action thriller film directed by Christian Gudegast. A corrupt LAPD cop (Gerard Butler) is hellbent on taking down en elite crew of robbers as they plan a ...more
Southpaw is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 50 Cent Movies
Rachel McAdams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Naomie Harris

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Southpaw is a 2015 American sports drama film directed by Antoine Fuqua. A champion boxer (Jake Gyllenhaal) fights to get his daughter back as well as revive his professional career, after an ...more

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The Prince is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 50 Cent Movies
Jason Patric, Bruce Willis, John Cusack

Directed by: Brian A. Miller

The Prince is a 2014 American gangster thriller film directed by Brian A. Miller. Paul, a mechanic, investigates his daughter's disappearance, and it leads to his revisiting his gangster past.
Spy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 50 Cent Movies
Melissa McCarthy, Jason Statham, Rose Byrne

Released: 2015

Directed by: Paul Feig

Spy is a 2015 American action comedy spy film directed by Paul Feig. A desk-bound CIA analyst (Melissa McCarthy) is assigned her mission as a field agent to foil the sale of a suitcase nuke.

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Popstar: Never Stop Neve... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 50 Cent Movies
Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone, Akiva Schaffer

Released: 2016

Directed by: Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone

Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping is a 2016 American mockumentary comedy film directed by Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone and written, produced by and starring Andy Samberg, Schaffer and ...more

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