Boyz n the Hood (1991)

Writer and Director John Singleton's portrayal of social problems in inner-city Los Angeles, California takes the form of a tale of three friends growing up together in the "hood". Half-brothers Doughboy (Ice Cube) and Ricky Baker (Morris Chestnut) are foils for each other's personality, presenting very different approaches to the tough lives they face. Ricky is the "All-American" athlete, looking to win a football scholarship to USC and seeks salvation through sports, while Doughboy succumbs to the violence, alcohol, and crime surrounding him in his environment, but maintains a strong sense of pride and code of honor. Between these two is their friend Tre Styles (Cuba Gooding, Jr.), who is lucky to have a father, Furious Styles (Laurence Fishburne), to teach him to have the strength of character to do what is right and to always take responsibility for his actions.
Genres:  CrimeDrama
Actors:  Cuba Gooding Jr.Laurence FishburneHudhail Al-Amir
Directors:  John Singleton
Countries:  USA
Writers:  John Singleton
Runtime: 1h 52min
Release: 12 July 1991
IMDb: 7.8

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