Boyz n the Hood

1991 film by John Singleton

Boyz n the Hood is a 1991 American hood movie that was produced by Steven Nicolaides and DJ Pooh and was directed by John Singleton. Boyz n the Hood was released on July 12, 1991 in North America. The movie received positive reviews with a 98% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and a 73 out of 100 from Metacritic. The movie was selected to be in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress to be preserved because it was considered to be "culturally significant" in 2002. This movie was the directorial debut for John Singleton.

Boyz n the Hood
Directed byJohn Singleton
Produced bySteven Nicolaides
DJ Pooh
Written byJohn Singleton
StarringCuba Gooding, Jr.
Ice Cube
Laurence Fishburne
Morris Chestnut
Music byStanley Clarke
CinematographyCharles Mills
Edited byBruce Cannon
Distributed byColumbia Pictures
Release date
July 12, 1991
Running time
112 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$6.5 million
Box office$57,504,069


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