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Author: John SingletonTyreseOmar GoodingA J JohnsonTaraji P HensonAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, CA : Columbia Pictures Industries : Distributed by Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, [2001] ©2001
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Special editionView all editions and formats
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Jody doesn't have or want a job, because he lives with his mother Juanita in South Central L.A. Her new boyfriend Melvin is an ex-convict, ''original gangster," and landscaper. Jody views Melvin's arrival with suspicion--the last time Juanita had a boyfriend, she threw out his brother Ray. Jody has son with Yvette and a girl with Peanut, and along with his friend Sweetpea, he is just trying to live large. He wants  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Coming-of-age films
Drama
Fiction films
Films for the hearing impaired
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Singleton; Tyrese; Omar Gooding; A J Johnson; Taraji P Henson; Snoop Dogg; Ving Rhames; Tamara LaSeon Bass; Charles Mills; Keith Brian Burns; Bruce Cannon; Ruthe Carter; David Arnold; Columbia Pictures,; New Deal Productions,; Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm),
ISBN: 0767867106 9780767867108
OCLC Number: 48193077
Language Note: In English or French, with optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, or Thai; closed-captioned in English.
Notes: Special features: John Singleton commentary [audio feature]; Cinemax Making-of special [featurette]; Storyboard comparisons; Deleted & altered scenes; Outtakes & bloopers; "The Kiki & Boo Show"; Music video "Just a Baby Boy"; Music video "Baby Mama"; TV spots; Theatrical trailers; Filmographies [text feature].
Credits: Director of photography, Charles E. Mills ; film editor, Bruce Cannon ; music by David Arnold ; production designer, Keith Brian Burns ; costume designer, Ruth Carter.
Cast: Tyrese Gibson (Jody), Omar Gooding (Sweetpea), A.J. Johnson (Juanita), Taraji P. Henson (Yvette), Snoop Dogg (Rodney), Tamara LeSeon Bass (Peanut), Ving Rhames (Melvin).
Awards: Locarno Internation Film Festival: 2001, Special Mention - For its innovative concept and ensemble acting (John Singleton (director), Tyrese Gibson, Taraji P. Henson, Omar Gooding, Tamara LaSeon Bass, Candy Ann Brown, A.J. Johnson, Ving Rhames, Angell Conwell, Kareem J. Grimes, Tracey Cherelle Jones, Kaylan Bolton).
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Rated R.
Description: 1 videodisc (130 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert (1 folded sheet ([4] pages) : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Details: DVD, Region 1, NTSC, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo surround, widescreen presentation aspect ratio 1.85:1.
Contents: Womb --
Yvette --
Peanut --
Mama's friend Melvin --
Jody's nightmare --
Stepping out --
Salesman vs. shyster --
Rachel's Beauty Salon --
Daddy's home --
Mama needs fun --
In love with a man --
Guns & butter --
Suspicious woman --
Yvette loves Daddy D --
Unstable creatures --
Collect call from Rodney --
"Call for your Mama." --
Pandora's box --
Honest truth --
Jumped --
Teaching respect --
Weed in Mama's garden --
Leaving home --
"Get off my Mommy." --
Prey prayer --
Drive-by shooting --
What goes around ... --
Baby Boy grows up.
Responsibility: Columbia Pictures presents ; a New Deal production ; written, produced and directed by John Singleton.

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Jody doesn't have or want a job, because he lives with his mother Juanita in South Central L.A. Her new boyfriend Melvin is an ex-convict, ''original gangster," and landscaper. Jody views Melvin's arrival with suspicion--the last time Juanita had a boyfriend, she threw out his brother Ray. Jody has son with Yvette and a girl with Peanut, and along with his friend Sweetpea, he is just trying to live large. He wants to be a good daddy, but first he will have to learn some hard lessons about living, loving, and surviving.

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