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The Resource Straight outta Compton, Universal Pictures and Legendary Pictures present in association with New Line Cinema/Cubevision/Crucial Films a Broken Chair Flickz production ; produced by Ice Cube [and five others] ; screenplay by Jonathan Herman and Andrea Berloff ; directed by F. Gary Gray, (DVD videorecording)

Straight outta Compton, Universal Pictures and Legendary Pictures present in association with New Line Cinema/Cubevision/Crucial Films a Broken Chair Flickz production ; produced by Ice Cube [and five others] ; screenplay by Jonathan Herman and Andrea Berloff ; directed by F. Gary Gray, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Straight outta Compton
Title
Straight outta Compton
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures and Legendary Pictures present in association with New Line Cinema/Cubevision/Crucial Films a Broken Chair Flickz production ; produced by Ice Cube [and five others] ; screenplay by Jonathan Herman and Andrea Berloff ; directed by F. Gary Gray
Title variation
Straight out of Compton
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film producer
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • spa
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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 viewers back to where it all began, the film 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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editor, Billy Fox; director of photography, Matthew Libatique
Intended audience
Rating: R; for language throughout, strong sexuality/nudity, violence, and drug use
Language note
English, Spanish or French dialogue; Spanish or French subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing; described video
PerformerNote
O'Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, Paul Giamatti, Neil Brown Jr., Aldis Hodge
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1991-
  • 1988-
  • 1987-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gray, F. Gary
  • Herman, Jonathan
  • Berloff, Andrea
  • Ice Cube
  • Jackson, O'Shea
  • Hawkins, Corey
  • Mitchell, Jason
  • Giamatti, Paul
  • Universal Pictures Corporation
  • Legendary Pictures
  • New Line Cinema Corporation
  • Cube Vision (Firm)
  • Crucial Films (Firm)
  • Broken Chair Flickz (Firm)
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
147
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • N.W.A. (Musical group)
  • Rap musicians
  • Biographical films
  • Feature films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Technique
live action
Label
Straight outta Compton, Universal Pictures and Legendary Pictures present in association with New Line Cinema/Cubevision/Crucial Films a Broken Chair Flickz production ; produced by Ice Cube [and five others] ; screenplay by Jonathan Herman and Andrea Berloff ; directed by F. Gary Gray, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2015
  • Widescreen (2.40:1)
  • Special features: N.W.A. the origins; Impact; director's journey; The streets: filming in Compton; N.W.A. performs in Detroit; feature commentary with director/producer F. Gary Gray
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
  • F**k tha police
  • 8 ball
  • The nigga ya love to hate
  • Real niggaz
  • Nuthin' but a 'g' thang
  • Straight outta Compton
  • Flash light
  • We want eazy
  • Gangsta gangsta
  • (Not just) knee deep
  • Boyz-n-the-hood
  • Everybody loves the sunshine
  • Express yourself
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (147 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 025192267505
  • 025192267697
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 61165844
  • 570618
  • 2035688
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)931722218
  • (OCoLC)ocn931722218
  • 758814
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 (English, French, Spanish), Dolby digital 2.0 (English), English DVS 2.0
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Straight outta Compton, Universal Pictures and Legendary Pictures present in association with New Line Cinema/Cubevision/Crucial Films a Broken Chair Flickz production ; produced by Ice Cube [and five others] ; screenplay by Jonathan Herman and Andrea Berloff ; directed by F. Gary Gray, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2015
  • Widescreen (2.40:1)
  • Special features: N.W.A. the origins; Impact; director's journey; The streets: filming in Compton; N.W.A. performs in Detroit; feature commentary with director/producer F. Gary Gray
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
  • F**k tha police
  • 8 ball
  • The nigga ya love to hate
  • Real niggaz
  • Nuthin' but a 'g' thang
  • Straight outta Compton
  • Flash light
  • We want eazy
  • Gangsta gangsta
  • (Not just) knee deep
  • Boyz-n-the-hood
  • Everybody loves the sunshine
  • Express yourself
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (147 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 025192267505
  • 025192267697
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 61165844
  • 570618
  • 2035688
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)931722218
  • (OCoLC)ocn931722218
  • 758814
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 (English, French, Spanish), Dolby digital 2.0 (English), English DVS 2.0
Video recording format
DVD

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