Straight Outta Compton (movie)
Straight Outta Compton is a 2015 American biographical movie. It was directed by F. Gary Gray and it was produced by Ice Cube, Tomica Woods-Wright, Matt Alvarez, F. Gary Gray, Scott Bernstein, and Dr. Dre. Straight Outta Compton was released on August 14, 2015. The movie is about the Compton hip hop group N.W.A and it follows the group through their rise and fall.
|Straight Outta Compton|
|Directed by||F. Gary Gray|
|Written by||Scott Marshall Smith|
|Screenplay by||Jonathan Herman|
|Story by||S. Leigh Savidge|
|Produced by||Ice Cube|
F. Gary Gray
|Starring||O'Shea Jackson, Jr.|
Neil Brown, Jr.
|Edited by||Billy Fox|
|Music by||Joseph Trapanese|
|Distributed by||Universal Pictures|
|August 11, 2015|
(Los Angeles premiere)
August 14, 2015
|Box office||$80.2 million|
The movie got positive reviews from critics. It has a 89% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Movie critic Richard Roeper of the Chicago Sun-Times gave the movie 3.5 stars out of 4 and called it "one of the better musical biopics of the last 20 years." Roeper said that the movie was "enthralling" and "energized" and he praised the cast for delivering "strong, memorable work that transcends mere imitation."
- O'Shea Jackson, Jr. as Ice Cube
- Corey Hawkins as Dr. Dre
- Jason Mitchell as Eazy-E
- Aldis Hodge as MC Ren
- Neil Brown, Jr. as DJ Yella
- Paul Giamatti as Jerry Heller
- Marlon Yates Jr. as The D.O.C.
- Corey Reynolds as Alonzo Williams
- Alexandra Shipp as Kimberly Woodruff
- Angela Elayne Gibbs as Doris Jackson
- Bruce Beatty as Hosea Jackson
- Lisa Renee Pitts as Verna Young
- Keith Stanfield as Snoop Dogg
- R. Marcus Taylor as Suge Knight
- Sheldon A. Smith as Warren G
- Carra Patterson as Tomica Woods
- Elena Goode as Nicole Threatt
- Keith Powers as Tyree Crayon
- Mark Sherman as Jimmy Iovine
- Camryn Howard as DJ Speed
- Cleavon McClendon as Sir Jinx
- Rogelio Douglas, Jr. as Chuck D
- Steve Turner as Keith Shocklee
- Tyron Woodley as T-Bone
- LaDell Preston as Shorty
- Jordan Can as J-Dee
- J. Kristopher as Lay Law
- Stephanie Campbell as Charis Henry
- Marcc Rose as Tupac Shakur (voiced by Darris Love)
- "Box office report: Straight Outta Compton dominates with $56 million opening". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2015-08-21.
- "Straight Outta Compton". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2015-08-21.
- "Straight Outta Compton". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 2015-08-21.
- "'Straight Outta Compton': Enthralling biopic puts N.W.A. in the tension of the times". Chicago Sun-Times. Archived from the original on 2015-08-16. Retrieved 2015-08-21.