Straight Outta Compton Blueray
Straight Outta Compton is a 2015 American biographical drama film that chronicles the rise and fall of the Compton, California hip hop music group N.W.A. The film borrows its title from the name of their debut studio album and its title track. Straight Outta Compton was directed by F. Gary Gray and stars O'Shea Jackson, Jr. as Ice Cube, Corey Hawkins as Dr. Dre, Jason Mitchell asEazy-E, and Paul Giamatti as N.W.A's manager Jerry Heller. Among the film's producers are Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, and Eazy-E's widow, Tomica Woods-Wright, with MC Ren and DJ Yella as creative consultants. It was released on August 14, 2015, received positive reviews from critics and made over $201 million worldwide. An album inspired by the film, Compton, was released by Dr. Dre on August 7, 2015, and debuted at No. 2 on the US Billboard 200album chart. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.