Tupac: Resurrection

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Tupac Resurrection
Directed byLauren Lazin
Produced byLauren Lazin
Preston Holmes
Karolyn Ali
StarringTupac Shakur
Music byTupac Shakur
CinematographyJon Else
Edited byRichard Calderon
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
January 22, 2003 (2003-01-22) (Sundance)
November 14, 2003 (2003-11-14)
Running time
111 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$7,808,524[1]

Tupac: Resurrection is a 2003 American documentary film about the life and death of rapper Tupac Shakur. The film, directed by Lauren Lazin and released by Paramount Pictures, is narrated by Tupac Shakur himself. The film was in theaters from November 16, 2003 to December 21, 2003. As of July 1, 2008 it had earned over $7.8 million, making it the 21st-highest-grossing documentary film in the United States - (in nominal dollars, from 1982 to the present).[2] The film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature at the 77th Academy Awards.[3]


An official 14-track soundtrack album was released, although it only contained nine songs that featured in the movie. The following tracks, listed alphabetically by title, are written and/or performed by Tupac and feature in the film:

  • 2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted
  • Ballad of a Dead Soulja
  • Black Jesuz
  • Breathin
  • Brenda's Got a Baby
  • California Love Remix
  • Can U C the Pride in the Panther - Performed by Mos Def
  • Case of the Misplaced Mic
  • Changes
  • Cradle to the Grave
  • Dear Mama
  • Everything They Owe
  • Fame
  • Family Tree - Performed by Lamar Antwon Robinson
  • Hail Mary
  • Hell 4 a Hustler
  • Hit 'Em Up
  • Holler If Ya Hear Me
  • Homeboyz
  • I Get Around
  • I'm Gettin Money
  • If I Die 2 Nite
  • Keep Ya Head Up
  • Let Em Have It
  • Letter to the President
  • Lil' Homies
  • Me Against the World
  • Military Minds
  • My Block (Nitty Remix)
  • My Closest Roaddogz
  • Never B Peace (Nitty Remix)
  • Niggaz Nature Remix
  • Nothin' to Lose
  • One Day at a Time (Em's Version)
  • Only Fear of Death
  • Open Fire
  • Outlaw
  • Panther Power
  • Part Time Mutha
  • The Realist Killas
  • Rebel of the Underground
  • Runnin' (Dying to Live)
  • Same Song – Performed by Digital Underground
  • Secretz of War
  • So Many Tears
  • St. Ides Malt Liquor Commercial
  • Starin' Through My Rear View
  • Still Ballin' (Nitty Remix)
  • Street Fame (Briss Remix)
  • Strictly for My N.I.G.G.A.Z.
  • Super Freak
  • Temptations
  • Thug N U Thug N Me
  • Thugz Mansion (7 Remix)
  • Trapped
  • U Can Call (Jazze Pha Remix)
  • Under Pressure
  • Until the End of Time
  • U R Ripping Us Apart!!! - Performed by Dead Prez
  • When Thugz Cry
  • When We Ride on Our Enemies (Briss Remix)
  • Wife 4 Life - 4th Avenue Jones'
  • Wonda Why They Call U Bitch
  • Worldwide Mob Figgaz
  • Y'all Don't Know Us
  • You Don't Bring Me Flowers (feat. Ice T)

The following tracks, which Tupac had no input on, are also featured in the film:

  • America The Beautiful
  • All Along The Watchtower - Jimi Hendrix
  • All That You Have Is Your Soul - Tracy Chapman
  • Black Seeds Keep On Growing
  • Exodus - Bob Marley
  • Humpty Dance - Digital Underground
  • Inner City Blues - Marvin Gaye
  • Know The Ledge - Eric B. & Rakim
  • Living For The City - Stevie Wonder
  • Paid In Full - Eric B. & Rakim
  • Parents Just Don't Understand - DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince
  • Smooth Operator - Sade
  • Vincent - Don McLean
  • Waiting For You - Tony! Toni! Tone!
  • Wuthering Heights - Kate Bush


  1. ^ http://www.boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=tupacresurrection.htm
  2. ^ "Documentary Movies". www.boxofficemojo.com. Retrieved 2008-07-01.
  3. ^ "NY Times: Tupac: Resurrection". NY Times. Retrieved 2008-11-23.

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