Boyz n the Hood
Director: John Singleton Run Time: 112 min. Format: DCP Rating: R Release Year: 1991
Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Ice Cube, Cuba Gooding Jr., Nia Long, Morris Chestnut
Tre (Cuba Gooding Jr.) is sent to live with his father, Furious Styles (Larry Fishburne), in tough South Central Los Angeles. Although his hard-nosed father instills proper values and respect in him, and his devout girlfriend Brandi (Nia Long) teaches him about faith, Tre’s friends Doughboy (Ice Cube) and Ricky (Morris Chestnut) don’t have the same kind of support and are drawn into the neighborhood’s booming drug and gang culture, with increasingly tragic results.