Boyz n the Hood (1991)

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Boyz N The Hood is the critically acclaimed story about three friends growing up in a South Central Los Angeles neighbourhood, and of street life where friendship, pain, danger and love combine to form reality. "The Hood" is a place where drive-by shootings and unemployment are rampant. But it is also a place where harmony co-exists with adversity, especially for the three young men growing up there: Doughboy (Ice Cube), an unambitious drug dealer; his brother Ricky (Morris Chestnut), a college-bound teenage father, and Ricky's best friend, Tre (Cuba Gooding, Jr.), who aspires to a brighter future beyond "The Hood." In a world where a trip to the store can end in death, the friends have diverse reactions to their bleak surroundings. Tre's resolve is strengthened by a strong father (Larry Fishburne) who keeps him on the right track. But the lessons Tre learns are put to the ultimate test when tragedy strikes close to home, and violence seems like the only recourse. This powerful portrait of black urban America is "a film of enormous relevance and importance," --Roger Ebert, CHICAGO SUN-TIMES.
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Starring
Laurence Fishburne
Cuba Gooding Jr.
Ice Cube
Morris Chestnut
Nia Long
Angela Bassett
Tyra Ferrell
Lexie Bigham
Hudhail Al-Amir
Lloyd Avery II
Mia Bell
Kenneth A. Brown
Nicole Brown
Directed by
John Singleton
Music
Stanley Clarke
Ice Cube
Genre Year Running Time Format Region Coding Dual
Layer
Drama 1991 107:35 576i (PAL) 2 4 5
Video
Widescreen 1.78:1, 16x9 Enhanced
Audio
English Dolby Digital 2.0 (192Kb/s), French Dolby Digital 2.0 (192Kb/s), Spanish Dolby Digital 2.0 (192Kb/s), German Dolby Digital 2.0 (192Kb/s), Italian Dolby Digital 2.0 (192Kb/s), English Audio Commentary Dolby Digital 2.0 (192Kb/s)
Subtitles
English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Arabic, Dutch, Hindi, Portuguese, Turkish, English Audio Commentary, French Audio Commentary, German Audio Commentary, Italian Audio Commentary, Spanish Audio Commentary, Dutch Audio Commentary
Extras
Main Menu Introduction, Main Menu Audio & Animation, Audio Commentary-John Singleton (Director)
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