First-time director John Singleton garnered an Oscar nomination for this intensely dramatic story of life in a south central Los Angeles neighborhood. Following the attempts of Tre (Cuba Gooding, Jr.) to build a better life for himself, Boyz 'N the Hood reveals a world in which a trip to the store can end in death.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
229 Ratings
229 Ratings

96% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 8.4/10
  • Fresh 66
  • Rotten 3

Critics Consensus: Well-acted and thematically rich, Boyz N the Hood observes urban America with far more depth and compassion than many of the like-minded films its success inspired.

17+ COMMON SENSE

Powerful, old-school look at life surrounded by violence.

Information

Studio
Sony Pictures
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright
© 1991, 1992 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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