Boyz n the Hood

Character: Shalika

Directed by: John Singleton

Written by: John Singleton

Produced by: Steve Nicolaides

Cast Members: Cuba Gooding Jr., Laurence Fishburne, Hudhail Al-Amir, Lloyd Avery II, Angela Bassett

Released date: July 12, 1991

Genre: Crime, Drama

Tre is sent to live with his father, Furious Styles, in tough South Central Los Angeles. Although his hard-nosed father instills proper values and respect in him, and his devout girlfriend Brandi teaches him about faith, Tre's friends Doughboy and Ricky don't have the same kind of support and are drawn into the neighborhood's booming drug and gang culture, with increasingly tragic results.

Taglines

→ Once upon a time in South Central L.A. … It ain’t no fairy tale.
→ Coming soon to a hood near you.
→ Increase the peace.

Trivia

♦ Film debuts of Regina King and Ice Cube.

Script developed by Never Enough Design