Boyz n the Hood

The film debut for both Ice Cube and Morris Chestnut, this life-in-the-hood drama highlights a group of childhood friends as they struggle to either accept or deny the fate of their South Central LA upbringing. Also starring Cuba Gooding, Jr., Laurence Fishburne, Nia Long and Angela Bassett. Nominated for an Academy Award® for both Best Director and Best Original Screenplay.

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Director: John Singleton

Country: USA

Year: 1991

Running Time: 112 minutes

Rating: R for language, violence and sensuality



Genres: Action, Archive Film, Black Viewpoints, Drama, Narrative Feature

Program/Section: Spotlight on Black American Cinema




1:30pm April 26   |   UNCSA Main   |   Buy tickets