Tupac: Resurrection
Tupac: Resurrection (2003)

A documentary about the pivotal hip-hop artist Tupac Shakur that is narrated entirely in the words of the deceased artist himself. Through a variety of interviews, journal readings, poetry performances, private home movies, and… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 22, 2003
DVD Release Date: June 15, 2004
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Critic Score: 78% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: There's no question where the director's loyalty lies in this one-sided tribute; however, Tupac's charisma makes this doc an engaging sit.

Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

It's amazing stuff.

Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star

[An] absorbing experience.

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Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

It'd be easy to write off Paramount's Tupac: Resurrection as a cheap publicity stunt.

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Stephanie Zacharek

It never addresses the problem that the more Tupac opens his mouth to explain what his music is or isn't about, and what role in society it is or isn't supposed to serve, the more obvious it becomes that his views aren't reflected in the actual music.

Tina Potterf
Seattle Times

While Tupac: Resurrection includes some never-before- seen family photos and performance footage, and excerpts from the late rapper's journals, it offers little in the way of new information or insight into the rapper's world.

Dan Jardine

Tupac's evolution as an artist showed us a young man who was an activist, involved in the community, who showed signs of becoming a more self-aware and self-critical artist, as his music moved from the political to the personal.

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Mike Clark
USA Today

It's great to hear a person no longer with us captured so bountifully in interviews, talking and even bubbling about his friends, his legacy and his scrapes.

James Sullivan
San Francisco Chronicle

Fans, of course, will devour this film, but there's plenty to chew on for the uninitiated as well.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Gripping documentary, see it with your teens.

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Flixster Audience Score: 89% Flixster User Reviews
Bobby Hobbs
One of my favorite documentaries of all time. Even if you never listened too Tupac, or rap all that much, you'd still probably be interested in the story… More
Jared H
This was a pretty amazing documentary. I was legitimately mesmerized by some of Tupac's interviews, which are very effectively used as narration for the… More
Frisby 2007
Undeniably more faithful to how a biopic movie than others. 2Pac was one of the greatest Rappers out there, & I'm thankful I got a chance to meet… More
A 2003 documentary about the life and times of rapper Tupac Shakur. What?s unique about the film is that while Tupac was alive he had given so many interviews… More
Mike T.
I enjoyed this movie a lot. An absorbing, unique documentary that really depicts how remarkable of a person Tupac was. And I don't even like rap music.
Wu Chouin
A nice portrait the rise and death of Tupac Shakur.