menu

Straight Outta Compton
Jason Mitchell and O'Shea Jackson Jr.




Overview -
Entrenched in the racial tumult of Los Angeles in the mid-1980's, a group of aspiring rappers banded together to revolutionize the global consumption of hip-hop and popular culture. NWA was born out of racial frustration and the disadvantaged economics of their South Central neighborhood. F. Gary Gray directs this biopic about the rise to stardom for the act that earned the moniker of "The World's Most Dangerous Group", featuring Ice Cube's son O'Shea Jackson Jr. playing the role of his father, Corey Hawkins as Dr. Dre, and Jason Mitchell as the late Eazy-E.

  Read Full Product Description
 
Blu-ray (Director's Cut)
  • $14.98
Add to Cart
+ Add to Wishlist
local_shippingFor Delivery
In Stock.
FREE Shipping for Club Members help
 
storeBuy Online Pickup At Store
search store by zipcode

 
 
 
 

More About Straight Outta Compton

 
 
 

Overview

Entrenched in the racial tumult of Los Angeles in the mid-1980's, a group of aspiring rappers banded together to revolutionize the global consumption of hip-hop and popular culture. NWA was born out of racial frustration and the disadvantaged economics of their South Central neighborhood. F. Gary Gray directs this biopic about the rise to stardom for the act that earned the moniker of "The World's Most Dangerous Group", featuring Ice Cube's son O'Shea Jackson Jr. playing the role of his father, Corey Hawkins as Dr. Dre, and Jason Mitchell as the late Eazy-E.

Main Cast & Crew

F. Gary Gray - Director
Jason Mitchell
O'Shea Jackson Jr.
Aldis Hodge
Corey Hawkins
Alexandra Shipp
Paul Giamatti
R. Marcucs Taylor
Keith Stanfield
Allen Maldonado
Orlando Brown

 

Details

Blu-Ray Disc Format
  • Format: Blu-ray (Director's Cut)
  • Run Time: 147
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 191329100189
  • Genre: Drama
  • Rating: R (language throughout, strong sexuality/nudity, violence, and drug use)
  • Release Date: January 2016

Related Categories:
Movies > Dramas
Movies > Musicals
Movies > Biography

Related Keywords:
Rivalry
Rap Music
Rags To Riches
Rap/Hip Hop
Drug Dealers
Musicians
Storytelling
Biographical

 

Movie Reviews

More Details

Reviews:
"[An] enthralling, energized, 147-minute tribute to N.W.A....[The actors] deliver strong, memorable work that transcends mere imitation." - 08/11/2015 Chicago Sun-Times


4 stars out of 4 -- "It is as engaged with its well-executed action scenes as it is with its moments of tenderness and quiet....The filmmakers have made a fiercely political movie..." - 08/12/2015 RogerEbert.com


3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[E]pic....An explosively entertaining hip-hop biopic that raps home truths about race and police brutality as timely now as they were during the 1980s in Compton, California." - 08/13/2015 Rolling Stone


3 stars out of 5 -- "STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON, F. Gary Gray’s sprawling, two-and-a-half hour ode to seminal hip-hop group N.W.A, feels electrifyingly urgent." - 08/24/2015 Total Film


"The film is wildly entertaining as the members of N.W.A. go from neighborhood heroes -- their singles blaring from low-rider speakers and corner boom boxes -- to bona fide stars..." - 08/13/2015 Washington Post

 

BAM Customer Reviews