Straight Outta Compton Synopsis
Following the meteoric rise and fall of N.W.A., Straight Outta Compton tells the astonishing story of how they revolutionized music and pop culture forever the moment they told the world the truth about life in the hood and ignited a cultural war.
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Movie Reviews

Better than I expected

By sheilaa
I saw a sneak peak of this movie and it was better than I expected. I am not a huge NWA fan but do like some of their music. I like how the story was told and showed 5 guys simply trying to do better...

This movie Deserves OSCARS!!

By alexi754
I just saw this movie! If this motion picture is not nominated for AT LEAST ONE OSCAR, it will show the bias of the Academy. O'Shea Jackson, Jr., you are def your father's son. To all the other...

Wow, can't believe how good it was.

By chipwoodward
A fan of NWA from the late 80's and early 90's, I was going to the movie regardless. I was shocked by how good the acting was, and how believable the characters were. The movie does a great job of...


By sheritab116
Straight outta Compton is a fantastic movie. It's two and a half hours long, and I still wish it was longer. You have to go see it, trust me you won't regret it....

Straight Outta Compton

By walterharrisonII
good movie...

Gotta check it out.

By esoto418
So my thoughts going in to the movie was, "Holy cow, did they advertise this movie a lot!" I saw it EVERYWHERE. Therefore, I expected it to be good and fair enough it was a very touching and...

This is Award-winning stuff

By mssofty84
If I could give a movie 6 stars, this would be it. Once you get past the nudity, which was a huge part of their lifestyle, the content is amazing. The story line grabs and holds you all the way...

I'd watch it AGAIN, & again!

By karabean07
A poignant and relevant film which can translate to any viewer (age, race, or socioeconomic standing). The principal actors give credible, realistic, and highly entertaining performances. The...

D@mn, that sh!t was dope.

By chrisatl
Great story, great acting. A couple a slow parts, but there was so much to tell I can only imagine how much they had to leave out. A must see for any rap fan, and non-fans would surely appreciate the...

good movie but

By reyesj05
Great movie, funny too but the ending left us like where is the end?...

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Rated R | For Language Throughout, Drug Use, Strong Sexuality/Nudity and Violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Edgy but powerful story of incendiary '80s rap group.
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