2015 – Straight Outta Compton

Thursday, Aug 6, 2020
Directed by: F. Gary Gray
Written by: Jonathan Herman (screenplay), Andrea Berloff (screenplay)
Produced by: Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, F. Gary Gray
Production year: 2014
Original release: August 14, 2015 (USA)
Running time: 2 hours, 47 minutes
Other cast: O’Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell
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In 1988, a groundbreaking new group revolutionizes music and pop culture, changing and influencing hip-hop forever. N.W.A’s first studio album, “Straight Outta Compton,” stirs controversy with its brutally honest depiction of life in Southern Los Angeles. With guidance from veteran manager Jerry Heller, band members Ice Cube (O’Shea Jackson Jr.), Dr. Dre (Corey Hawkins), Eazy-E, DJ Yella and MC Ren navigate their way through the industry, acquiring fame, fortune and a place in history.