• Turn It Up (2000)

Turn It Up

Release Date: September 6th, 2000

DVD Release Date: March 20th, 2001

R |1 hr 26 min

Plot Summary

In the ghetto, the only thing more dangerous than a gun is a dream. And gifted Brooklyn hip-hop artist Diamond has a big dream to rise from the streets of New York to superstardom in the music world.... if only he can survive the ride. A hip-hop sensation in his own right, Fugee's founding band member Prakazrel Michel (known widely as Pras) stars as Diamond in the compelling urban drama.

Cast: Pras Michel, Ja Rule, Vondie Curtis Hall, Tamala Jones, Jason Statham, Eugene Clark, John Ralston, Chris Messina

Director: Robert Adetuyi

Genres: Drama , Music

Production Co: New Line Cinema, Paris Brothers, Mad Guy Films

Distributors: New Line Cinema

Keywords: Rivalry , Engaging , Temptation , Girlfriend , 2000s , Pursuit , Father , Gritty , Mother

Ratings & Reviews

  • 38
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Very seriously confused in its objectives. show more

  • 38
    Elizabeth WeitzmanNew York Daily News

    Normally, I'd recommend a movie like this only to diehard fans. But even they may want to wait until it hits cable. show more

  • 25
    Kevin MaynardMr. Showbiz

    A vanity vehicle for the dubious acting talents of Pras. show more

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