Straight Outta Compton (2015)

 ●  English ● 2 hrs 27 mins

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In 1988, a groundbreaking new group revolutionizes music and pop culture, changing and influencing hip-hop forever. N.W.A's first studio album, "Straight Outta Compton," stirs controversy with its brutally honest depiction of life in Southern Los Angeles. With guidance from veteran manager Jerry Heller, band members Ice Cube (O'Shea Jackson Jr.), Dr. Dre (Corey Hawkins), Eazy-E, DJ Yella and MC Ren navigate their way through the industry, acquiring fame, fortune and a place in history.

Cast: Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, Neil Brown Jr, O'Shea Jackson Jr., Paul Giamatti

Crew: F Gary Gray (Director), Matthew Libatique (Director of Photography), Joseph Trapanese (Music Director)

Genres: Drama, Musical, Biography

Release Dates: 08 Oct 2015 (India), 08 Oct 2015 (Singapore)

Tagline: The world's most dangerous times created the world's most dangerous group

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Did you know? All of the Ruthless Records songs which Eazy-E produced are owned by his widow Tomika Wright. Read More
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as Dr. Dre
as Eazy-E
as Dj Yella
as Ice Cube
as Jerry Heller
as Club Executive
as Lavetta
as MC Ren
as Officer
as Journalist
as Doris Jackson
as Big Dave's Girlfriend
as Street Interviewee
as Concert Goer
as LAPD Crash Cop
as Street Interviewee
as Concert Attendee
as Uniform Cop
as Rap Patron
as Uniform Cop
as Club Attendee
as DR Employee
as Record Executive
as Capitol Records Executive
as Journalist
as Ron Sweeney
as Joe Louis Police
as Officer Rauch
as Stage Manager
as J Dee
as Kid
as News Reporter
as Waiter
as NWA Fan
as Pedestrian
as Block Dude
as Journalist
as Poor Bastard
as Tupac
as HBO Rapper
as Jimmy Iovine
as Journalist
as LAPD Crash Cop
as Missouri Officer
as Suge Knights Girlfriend
as Bus Driver
as Keisha
as Side Chick
as Chillin' Cop
as Jay Loke
as Suge Knight
as CNN Journalist
as LAPD Westwood
as Dancer
as Korean Store Owner
as Torrance Cop
as Bryan Turner
as Large Man
as Teamster Union Driver
as Alabama Officer
as Menage Girl
as Reporter
as Georgia Officer
as T-Bone
as Felicia
as Girl
as HBO Rapper
as Tasha


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First Assistant Director
Second Assistant Director



Screenplay Writer

Camera and Electrical

Director of Photography
Key Grip
Crane Operator


Music Director
Music Editor


Sound Mixer
Foley Artist
Sound Re-recording Mixer
Boom Operator


Production Designer
Associate Art Director
Set Dresser


Casting Director
Casting Coordinator
Extras Casting

Costume and Wardrobe


First Assistant Editor

Makeup and Hair

Hair Stylist
Makeup Supervisor

Special Effects

Special Effects Coordinator
Special Effects Technician

Visual Effects

Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Coordinator
Digital Compositor
Film Type:
Feature Film
Colour Info:
Sound Mix:
Datasat Digital Sound, Dolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound
Red Epic Dragon
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Archival Source:
QubeVault (Real Image Media Technologies) [Digital]
The world's most dangerous times created the world's most dangerous group
When Dr. Dre is shown shifting gears in the Ferrari Testarossa, the shifter is not from a Ferrari. The shifter on a Testarossa is much longer and thin with a ball-type knob.

When Eazy-E is confronting Jerry at the kitchen table, the original theatrical release contains an editing error. Jerry says "I always had your back" and Eazy-E replies. The exact same dialog is repeated word for word about six seconds later.

Errors in Geography
The group run outside when unrest breaks out in what is supposed to be Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. The bridge and crown of the venue are obvious to SoCal natives as being that of the Los Angeles Sports Arena.

Factual Mistake
The doctor told Eazy-E that he was HIV positive, when he really had what was once known as "full blown AIDS" when it was discovered, which is why, combined with his other ailments, he died within weeks of the discovery.

Factual Mistake
During a scene at Death Row Records, Dr. Dre enters the studio to play "California Love" instrumental for 2pac. Pac is laying vocals for "Hail Mary" released in 97' yet Cali. Love was recorded in 95'.
Director F. Gary Gray directed the real Ice Cube in Friday (1995).

Michael B. Jordan was considered to play Dr. Dre but declined due to scheduling conflicts

F. Gary Gray's first directorial effort in 6 years. His last project was Law Abiding Citizen (2009).

In order to fulfill the physical appearance, Jason Mitchell had to consume 4,000 calories a day.

Night club and studio runner Lonzo is Alonzo Williams, who along with Dr. Dre and DJ Yella were in the group World Class Wreckin' Cru, famous for the song "Turn Off The Lights" (featuring an early appearance of singer Michel'le) and for wearing lace gloves à la many 80s R&B acts.

All of the Ruthless Records songs which Eazy-E produced are owned by his widow Tomika Wright.

O'Shea Jackson Jr. is portraying his father in this film, his screen debut.

O'Shea Jackson Jr. prepared for 2 years to portray the role of his father, partially because Ice Cube didn't want the appearance of nepotism in casting.

The real Jerry Heller vehemently objected to his portrayal in the film.

F. Gary Gray also directed the video to Ice Cube's most famous song "It Was a Good Day"

The infamous 1992 Los Angeles riots AKA (Rodney King riots) are in this film.

Ice Cube isn't actually from Compton he is from Baldwin Hills.