Turn It Up

Turn It Up
Turn It Up
  • R
  • 1h 26m
  • 2000
Rotten8%
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An up-and-coming musician with dreams of becoming a superstar finds the music industry just as corrupt and dangerous as the ghetto streets he is trying to escape--while he contends with his drug-dealing best friend, pregnant girlfriend and estranged, homeless father.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

TOMATOMETER®
Rotten8%
Critics Consensus: Reviewers say Turn It Up has a derivative feel, running through too many urban movie cliches.
Reviews
Variety
Robert Koehler
Rotten

Turn It Up is a hip-hop downer that makes the high-risk high-life of contempo gangstas seem glumly...

June 21, 2017
Associated Press
Christy Lemire
Rotten

Surprisingly, for a movie about music, the sound is lousy. Some of the songs sound distorted becau...

June 21, 2017
New York Times
Stephen Holden
Rotten

Eventually Turn It Up deteriorates into a gory shoot-'em-up gangster movie with a quick-fix ending...

June 16, 2017
Village Voice
Jessica Winter
Rotten

The staging and performances are awkward, the frequent shoot-outs a snore, and there's no reprise...

June 16, 2017
Dallas Morning News
Tom Sime
Fresh

In his first acting job, Ja Rule reveals a magnetic presence, smoldering with rage and eroticism.

June 16, 2017
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Drama
  • Release Date:September 6, 2000
  • Highest Available for Purchase:SD

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