- Rated: R
- Closed captioning available
- Run Time: 1 hours, 27 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: March 20, 2001
- Originally Released: 2000
- Label: New Line Home Video
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Snap Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 1.85
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
- DVD-ROM Features:
- Web Access
Performers, Cast and Crew:
New York Times - 09/06/2000
"...[Writer/director Robert Adetuyi] has a sharp ear for streetwise dialogue and an eye for seedy urban ambiance..."
Los Angeles Times - 09/06/2000
"...Pras is poised and persuasive, but it is rapper Ja Rule, in his acting debut, who energizes the entire film....TURN IT UP boasts strong musical selections an and effective score..."
Rap Artists |
Rap Music |
- Theatrical release: September 6, 2000
- The film was shot in Toronto.
- This film is Adetuyi's feature film directing debut, though he has been a screenwriter for the past eighteen years.
- Director Robert Adetuyi used original artwork from Toronto artists throughout the film.
- Adetuyi relied on his actors to advise him in order to achieve the greatest authenticity; in one scene, Pras insisted he would never bring his girlfriend to a hip-hop club because it would be too dangerous. Adetuyi rewrote the scene, leaving the girlfriend character out.