Boyz N The Hood

John Singleton's debut feature is a low-key morality drama about the strained bonds of family and friendship in the midst of social disorder. The film begins in South Central Los Angeles, circa 1984, where ten-year-old Tre Styles (Desi Arnez Hines II) is confronted with the violence of everyday life in the streets of his ghettoized, African-American neighborhood....read more

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Original trailer for writer-director John Singleton's landmark debut, Boyz N The Hood, 1991.
Boyz N The Hood - Official Trailer
00:31 — Realistic gripping drama about young men facing the everyday dangers and temptations of the south-central Los Angeles ghetto. Acclaimed debut by direc (more…)
(Movie Clip) My Brother's Ball
Doughboy (Baha Jackson), Tre (Desi Arnez Hines II), Ricky (Donovan McCrary) and Chris (Kenneth A. Brown) encounter a dead body and tough teenagers in (more…)
(Movie Clip) Fix My Fade
Tre (Cuba Gooding Jr.) on the way home from a barbecue encounters a troubled mother (Ceal), gangsters, and his dad Furious (Laurence Fishburne) in Joh (more…)
(Movie Clip) Furious Styles
Reva (Angela Bassett) brings son Tre (Desi Arnez Hines II) to live with father Furious Styles (Lawrence Fishburne) in and early scene from John Single (more…)
(Movie Clip) Opening: Black Males
The chilling opening sequence from John Singleton's Boyz N The Hood, 1991, followed by some kids roaming South Central L.A. in 1984.
Feature Trailer
01:59 — Feature trailer for Boyz N the Hood. John Singleton's portrayal of social problems in inner-city Los Angeles takes the form of a tale of three friends (more…)
Trailer
02:38 — The story then begins in 1984 with 10-year-old Tre Styles and three other youths heading to school, during which they come across a crime scene. At sc (more…)
LAFF - Q & A
05:25 — Footage from the question and answer session for Boyz N the Hood at the 2011 Los Angeles Film Festival.

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  • Released: 1991
  • Rating: R
  • Review: John Singleton's debut feature is a low-key morality drama about the strained bonds of family and friendship in the midst of social disorder. The film begins in South Central Los Angeles, circa 1984, where ten-year-old Tre Styles (Desi Arnez Hines II) is… (more)

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