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Straight Outta Compton is a biopic that's built to last, thanks to F. Gary Gray's confident direction and engaging performances from a solid cast. Read critic reviews

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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.

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Jason Mitchell
Eazy-E
Paul Giamatti
Jerry Heller
Elena Goode
Nicole Threatt
Jonathan Herman
Screenwriter
Andrea Berloff
Screenwriter
Ice Cube
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Dr. Dre
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Will Packer
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