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Release Date: June 16th, 2017

DVD Release Date: September 5th, 2017

R|2 hr 20 min

Plot Summary
The true and untold story of prolific rapper, actor, poet and activist Tupac Shakur (Demetrius Shipp Jr.), from his early days in New York to his status as one of the world's most recognized and influential voices. Against all odds, Shakur's raw talent, powerful lyrics and revolutionary mindset establish him as a cultural icon whose legacy continues to grow long after his death.

Cast: Demetrius Shipp Jr., Danai Gurira, Katerina Graham, Dominic Santana, Jamal Woolard, Jarrett Ellis, Harold House Moore, Lauren Cohan

Director: Benny Boom

Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

Production Co: Morgan Creek Productions, Codeblack Films, Program Pictures

Distributors: Lionsgate Films

Keywords: Gripping, 1990s, Rise, Brooding, Rivalry, Fall, Growing up, Police officer, House, Revenge, Mother, Friend, Gritty

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  • Given the tragic and highly charged events it depicts, All Eyez on Me is oddly low on emotional bite, perhaps because it never feels real. As clean and polished and blandly overlit as a TV soap opera, Boom’s film looks and feels smaller than Tupac’s cinematic life story. show more

  • The dramatized movie we’ve gotten, All Eyez On Me, is a hagiographic dud that unfolds like a depth-free magazine listicle. show more

  • While there is a propulsive energy to some of the film, there is also a sense that a lot of territory is being covered. And not all of it – a nit-picking examination of Tupac’s contractual woes for example – is as dramatically compelling as the central arc of Tupac’s bright-burning stellar rise and fall. show more

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