Boyz 'N The Hood / Baby Boy / Poetic Justice Box Set
Baby Boy is the powerful drama directed by John Singleton (Hustle & Flow) starring music superstars Tyrese Gibson and Snoop Dogg (Training Day). With knockout performances from Ving Rames (Mission: Impossible II) and A.J. Johnson (School Daze), Baby Boy is a tough, honest and unflinching look at modern urban life.
Jody (Gibson) is a 20-year-old in South Central Los Angeles who is trying to live large but doesn't have a job. He's got two babies by two different women and still lives at home with his mother (Johnson). Growing up is tough on Jody, but a series of events involving his mother's new boyfriend Melvin (Rhames), his girlfriend Yvette and her ex-con ex-boyfriend Rodney (Snoop Dogg) f-rce him to learn some hard lessons about living, loving and surviving as a man in the hood.
Boyz 'N The Hood
Boyz N The Hood is the critically acclaimed story of three friends growing up in a South Central Los Angeles neighborhood, and of street life where friendship, pain, danger and love combine to form reality. "The Hood" is a place where drive-by shootings and unemployment are rampant. but it is also a place where harmony coexists with adversity, especially for three young men growing up there: Doughboy (Ice Cube), an unambitious drug dealer; his brother Ricky (Morris Chestnut), a college-bound teenage father; and Ricky's best friend Tre (Cuba Gooding, Jr.), who aspires to a brighter future beyond "The Hood." In a world where a trip to the store can end in death, the friends have diverse reactions to their bleak surroundings. Tre's resolve is strengthened by a strong father (Larry Fishburne) who keeps him on the right track. But the lessons Tre learns are put to the ultimate test when tragedy strikes close to home, and violence seems like the only recourse.
Superstar Janet Jackson makes her stunning film debut in director John Singleton's street-smart love story.
A mismatched pair pushed together on a road trip from South Central L.A. to Oakland, Justice and Lucky have only one thing in common: they can't stand each other. But as their friends Lesha and Chicago fight - and make up - in the back of the van, Justice and Lucky find themselves reluctantly drawn together. After a surprising detour toward romance, the two travelers are confronted once again by the shocking violence they thought they'd left behind. Featuring the music of Naughty by Nature and Tony! Toni! And the poetry of Maya Angelou, Poetic Justice is every bit as intense, original and unforgettable as Boyz N the Hood.