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Summary In just a few short years, Notorious B.I.G. rose from the streets of Brooklyn to become one of the most influential hip hop artists of all time. B.I.G. was a gifted storyteller; his narratives about violent life on the streets were told with a gritty, objective realism that won him enormous respect and credibility. His stories were unive...

Notorious
Metascore Mixed or Average Based on 32 Critic Reviews
60
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 31 User Ratings
6.2
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Summary In just a few short years, Notorious B.I.G. rose from the streets of Brooklyn to become one of the most influential hip hop artists of all time. B.I.G. was a gifted storyteller; his narratives about violent life on the streets were told with a gritty, objective realism that won him enormous respect and credibility. His stories were unive...

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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 32 Critic Reviews
60
56% Positive
18 Reviews
38% Mixed
12 Reviews
6% Negative
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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 32 Critic Reviews
60
56% Positive
18 Reviews
38% Mixed
12 Reviews
6% Negative
2 Reviews

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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 31 User Ratings
6.2
48% Positive
15 Ratings
35% Mixed
11 Ratings
16% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 31 User Ratings
6.2
48% Positive
15 Ratings
35% Mixed
11 Ratings
16% Negative
5 Ratings

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Production Company Fox Searchlight Pictures, Voletta Wallace Films, Bystorm Films, State Street Pictures, Bad Boy Worldwide Entertainment Group, Fae Studio
Release Date Jan 16, 2009
Duration 2 h 2 m
Rating R
Tagline No dream is too big
Black Reel Awards
4 Nominations
Image Awards (NAACP)
2 Nominations
BET Awards
2 Nominations