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Straight Outta Compton

In 1987, five young men, using brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats, put their frustration and anger about life in the most dangerous place in America into the most powerful weapon they had: their music. Taking us back to where it all began, Straight Outta Compton tells the true story of how these cultural rebels,armed only with their lyrics, swagger, bravado and raw talent, stood up to the authorities that meant to keep them down and formed the world's most dangerous group, N.W.A. And as they spoke the truth that no one had before and exposed life in the hood, their voice ignited a social revolution that is still reverberating today. Straight Outta Compton stars O'Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins and Jason Mitchell as Ice Cube, Dr. Dre and Eazy-E, and is directed by F. Gary Gray (Friday, Set It Off, The Italian Job). The drama is produced by original N.W.A members Ice Cube and Dr. Dre, who are joined by fellow producers Tomica Woods-Wright, Matt Alvarez, Gray and Scott Bernstein.

Year: 2015
Genre: Drama, Music Capsule, Nick's Favourites, Biography
Country: USA
Director: F Gary Gray
Starring: Corey Hawkins, O'Shea Jackson Jr, Jason Mitchell, Paul Giamatti
Duration: 146 Minutes
Rating: R16 - Sex scenes, violence, drug use and offensive language.
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Location in store: Drama

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