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Boyz n the Hood is a american film of genre Drama directed by John Singleton released in USA on 12 july 1991 with Ice Cube

Boyz n the Hood (1991)

Boyz n the Hood
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Released in USA 12 july 1991
Length 1h42
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Crime,    Romance
Rating77% 3.898673.898673.898673.898673.89867

Boyz n the Hood is a 1991 American teen hood drama film written and directed by John Singleton in his directorial debut, and starring Ice Cube, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Morris Chestnut, Laurence Fishburne, Nia Long and Angela Bassett, depicting life in South Central Los Angeles, California. This was the film debut of Ice Cube and Morris Chestnut.

Boyz n the Hood was filmed in South Central Los Angeles, California from October 1 to November 28, 1990 and released in the United States on July 12, 1991. It was nominated for both Best Director and Original Screenplay during the 1991 Academy Awards, making Singleton the youngest person ever nominated for Best Director and the first African–American to be nominated for the award.

The film was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1991 Cannes Film Festival. In 2002, the United States Library of Congress deemed the film "culturally significant" and selected it for preservation in the National Film Registry.

Synopsis

In 1984, ten-year-old Tre Styles lives with his single mother Reva in Inglewood, California. After Tre gets involved in a fight at school, his teacher informs Reva that Tre is rather intelligent, but he is immature and lacks respect. Worried about Tre's future, Reva sends him to live in the Crenshaw neighborhood of South Central Los Angeles with his father, Furious Styles, from whom she hopes Tre will learn valuable life lessons. In Crenshaw, Tre reunites with his friends, Darrin "Doughboy" Baker, Doughboy's maternal half-brother Ricky, and Chris, their mutual friend. That night, Tre hears his father shooting at a burglar who tried to rob the house. Police officers arrive more than an hour later, and while the Caucasian officer is civil, the African-American officer treats Furious with disrespect and contempt.

Actors

Ice Cube

(Darin 'Doughboy' Baker)
Cuba Gooding Jr.

(Tré Styles)
Morris Chestnut

(Ricky Baker)
Laurence Fishburne

(Jason 'Furious' Styles)
Nia Long

(Brandi)
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