Overview

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.

  1. Andrea Berloff

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Alan Wenkus

    Story

  3. S. Leigh Savidge

    Story

  4. Jonathan Herman

    Screenplay

  5. F. Gary Gray

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. O'Shea Jackson Jr.

    O'Shea Jackson Jr.

    Ice Cube

  2. Corey Hawkins

    Corey Hawkins

    Dr. Dre

  3. Jason Mitchell

    Jason Mitchell

    Eazy-E

  4. Neil Brown Jr.

    Neil Brown Jr.

    Dj Yella

  5. Aldis Hodge

    Aldis Hodge

    MC Ren

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  • August 11, 2015
    R
    Premiere

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    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

  • August 14, 2015
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

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  • January 19, 2016
    R
    Physical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 27m

Budget $28,000,000.00

Revenue $201,634,991.00

Homepage http://www.straightouttacompton.com/

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