Well-acted and thematically rich, Boyz N the Hood observes urban America with far more depth and compassion than many of the like-minded films its success inspired. When young Tre Cuba Gooding Jr. There he befriends Ricky Morris Chestnuta burgeoning football star, and Doughboy Ice Cube, in a standout performancea would-be gang banger. Over the years, each chooses his own path:
Stop Main Character Growth Tre must stop giving into the temptation to act before he thinks.
He needs to look at the possible consequences of his actions. Do-er Main Character Approach Tre looks for physical solutions to his problems: Male Main Character Mental Sex Tre tends to view problems in a linear way, without considering the big picture. In his relationship with Brandi, he wants to take the immediate step of having sex with her, without regard to the consequences that could adversely affect their relationship.
For example, Brandi could become pregnant, impeding their college plans and creating a financial struggle to maintain an income necessary to provide for a child. When Tre seeks revenge for the death of his friend, he does not immediately recognize the action will also put himself in danger.
Decision Story Driver The story deals with the decisions kids must make while growing up in the hood, and how every decision they make impacts their lives. Optionlock Story Limit There is an indefinite amount of time to choose a finite number of options to get outta the hood.
Success Tre and Brandi get outta the hood. Overall Story Throughline Universe Overall Story Throughline Everyone in the hood is stuck in a bleak situation that appears hopeless e. Choice Overall Story Issue The story explores the choices that everyone in the hood makes:Boyz n the Hood () cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.
Boyz-n-the Hood Lyrics: Cruisin' down the street in my / Jockin' the freaks, clockin' the dough / Went to the park to get the scoop / Knuckle-heads out there cold-shootin' some hoops / A car.
View Usher song lyrics by popularity along with songs featured in, albums, videos and song meanings. We have 18 albums and song lyrics in our database. All of Boyz N the Hood was shot in the houses and on the streets of South Central.
Even though Singleton and others in the cast and crew called the neighborhood home, filming there was a bit more.
When writing the script, John Singleton (then 21 years old) pulled from his own life growing up in Los Angeles. The main character, Tre (played by Cuba Gooding Jr.), is sent to live with his. 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.