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Research shows a connection between kids' healthy self-esteem and positive, diverse representations in books, TV shows, and movies. Want to help us help them? Suggest a diversity update. A lot of media focus on violence overseas, while no one seems to care about the violence in neighborhoods in the United States. Tre's father Furious instills positive messages about responsibility, safe sex, drugs, and African Americans supporting their own communities.
Tre, his parents, his girlfriend Brandi, and friend Ricky are all positive role models for the importance of responsibility; education; and avoiding sex, drugs, and alcohol.
Other friends and neighbors drink excessively, probably use drugs, and spend most of their time just hanging out with each other. They're shown as good people who, for lack of good role models and opportunities for themselves, can't overcome the harsh realities around them and eventually succumb to violence.
Several shootings. The shooters' rifles and handguns are shown being fired, the victims are shown being hit with bullets, falling to the ground, and the bloody wounds are shown. One incident shows a lot of blood on the victim, those who come to his aid, and a large pool of blood on the ground. A man approaches a victim lying on the ground and shoots him at point-blank range with a hand gun. Gunfire, sirens, screams, babies crying, and helicopters are heard in the background frequently. Handguns and rifles shown being loaded, brandished, aimed, and fired.
A police officer holds a gun to an innocent suspect's head, threatens, and taunts with verbal abuse. Several fights show punching, slapping, and kicking victims who are on the ground. Important characters die. A few deep kisses, one between teens on a bed with open shirts and bra visible. Two sex scenes one is a fantasyeach showing moving around under covers, a bare back, and a woman's bare breast; the fantasy scene shows simulated sex covered from the hips down.
Teens and young adults frequently talk about sex, often with crude profanity and exclusively referring to women as "bitches," "hos," or "hoochies. Teen boys talk about whether you can get AIDS from receiving oral sex. A boyfriend and girlfriend talk several times about premarital sex; the boy consistently pressures the girl to have sex, but also listens to her arguments and feelings against it. Men openly leer at women and comment on their appearance. Young kids talk about sex involving putting their "dingaling in her. Nonstop and no holds barred. Women almost exclusively referred to as "bitch," "ho," or "hoochie," and when a woman asks a man why, he responds that it's because that's what they are.
Many songs in the soundtrack have equally strong language. Lots of verbal abuse, hostility, and name-calling. Bottles of Olde English malt liquor frequently seen, though only occasionally with labels clearly visible. A bag of Doritos has the name partly obscured. Coke cups clearly visible at Big watch boiz fast-food restaurant. Central group of older teens almost always shown drinking from or holding oz. Alcoholics hanging out in front of liquor stores mentioned, as well as liquor stores on every corner being a big problem Big watch boiz poor neighborhoods.
An addict neighbor asks for "rock" or "blow" a couple of times. A minor character is always sucking a pacifier.
Brief depiction of Doughboy buying drugs. Many background characters smoking. Tre's father smokes frequently. Parents need to know that Boyz n the Hood is the directing debut from John Singleton. Violence permeates almost every aspect of life in South Central Los Angeles.
Guns are prominent, and several shootings are shown with blood and bloody wounds but not much other gore. Profanity is almost nonstop, with "f--k," the "N" word, "s--t," and sexist slurs are frequent women are constantly referred to as "bitches," "hos," and "hoochies". A couple of sex scenes show a single breast, otherwise there are a few deep kisses, one with tops open. Characters are almost always shown holding large bottles of malt liquor. Many background characters smoke, and Tre's father smokes frequently.
Doughboy buys drugs and a minor character almost always has a pacifier. The success and panache Big watch boiz N. Add your rating See all 3 parent reviews. Add your rating See all 12 kid reviews. His mother decides to send him to live with his father in another part of South Central Los Angeles, where hopefully a better school and Big watch boiz role model for responsibility will keep him from further trouble.
Fast forward toand Tre Cuba Gooding, Jr. Will football be Ricky's ticket out? What about college for Tre? And will Doughboy's code of loyalty bring justice to a tragic loss, or will it trap him in an endless cycle of violence? John Singleton takes a powerfully unflinching and intimate look at the many problems facing America's inner cities. Race, economic opportunity, access to education, violence, drugs, society's indifference, and more form the kaleidoscopic, chaotic backdrop to examining how three young men adopt different strategies to cope with day-to-day struggles.
The cast is fantastic especially Ice Cube, who was a revelation at the time in a break-out role. The characters are compelling, and Singleton ably brings the audience to the breaking point right along with them. The pace falters a bit when the movie pauses a couple of times to put the issues these kids face into a broader context, becoming a little stilted and preachy.
But it's a sermon we should all hear. Older teens who can put the mature and graphic content and negative examples in context, and who are ready to take on some of society's biggest problems, will find a lot of food for thought here. Families can talk about the strong language in Boyz n the Hoodespecially the "N" word, and the way women are referred to.
What do you think those words mean to the characters who use them? When is it OK, or not OK, to have profanity in movies? Many characters are almost always shown with a bottle of malt liquor in their hands. Why do they drink so much? How does alcohol and drugs and smoking contribute to problems in areas like South Central? Why doesn't Tre fall into the same cycle of violence as Doughboy?
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