About

Boyz n the Hood is the popular and successful film and social criticism from John Singleton about the conditions in South Central Los Angeles where teenagers are involved in gun fights and drug dealing on a daily basis.

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Directed by

John Singleton

Written by

John Singleton (Writer)

Runtime

112 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Once upon a time in South Central L.A... It ain't no fairy tale.

Cast

Keywords

rap music los angeles hip-hop rapper street gang violence in schools black people street war

Photos

Lists

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Director

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen