5 Movies Like Boyz n the Hood to Watch

5 Movies Like Boyz n the Hood to Watch

Best Movies Like Boyz n the Hood



Here is our list of movies like Boyz n the Hood that we are sure you will enjoy. About Boyz n the Hood Writer and Director John Singleton’s portrayal of social problems in inner-city Los Angeles, California takes the form of a tale of three friends growing up together in the “hood”.


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Menace II Society

Year: 1993

Director: Allen Hughes

In this urban nightmare, Caine Lawson chronicles several days in the life of a high-school graduate trying to escape life in Watts, CA’s projects.


Year: 1992

Director: Ernest R. Dickerson

Q, Bishop, Raheem, and Steel are out skipping school one day when they learn an old friend was killed in a shooting at a bar.

South Central

Year: 1992

Director: Stephen Milburn Anderson

Ten years are served by a man in prison. When he comes out of prison, he wants to lead a normal life and stop crime, but his son has now followed in his footsteps.

City of God

Year: 2002

Director: Kátia Lund

City of God, 1960s, Brazil. Motels and gas trucks are robbed by the Tender Trio. Children watch and learn…too well. In the 1970s, Li’l Zé owned the city and prospered.

New Jersey Drive

Year: 1995

Director: Nick Gomez

Known as the unofficial car theft capital of the world, Newark, New Jersey, is home to Jason and Midget, two young black teenagers.

The Best Movies Like Boyz n the Hood


I hope you find something on this list you will enjoy; if you like Boyz n the Hood, we are sure you will enjoy the rest of these titles. Comment below on other movies you have enjoyed similar to Boyz n the Hood.


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