Story of a promising high school basketball star and his relationships with two brothers, one a drug dealer and the other a former basketball star fallen on hard times and now employed as a security guard.
This is the story of Jody, an unemployed young black man, who's been living with his mother for several years, even though he's got a child of his own. Romantically, he's having relationships with two women: Yvette, the mother of his son, and a new interest. Written by
Jody listens to a lot of Tupac Shakur songs and has a mural on his wall of him. Tupac Shakur was supposed to play the role of Jody. See more »
When Rodney and his crew are rolling and headed to find Jody there is no tint on the windows. Once they reach the spot where Jody is, all of a sudden the tint is so dark, Jody can't tell whether its Rodney driving or Yvette. When the window is going down you can see the tint is on the glass. See more »
There's this psychiatrist, a lady named Frances Chris Walson. She has a theory about the black man in America. She says because of the system of racism in this country, the black man is meant to think of himself as a baby. A not yet fully formed being, who has not yet realized his full potential. To support her claim, she offers the following: First off, what does a black man call his woman? Mama. Secondly, what does a black man call his closest acquaintances? His boys. And finally...
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From L.A. South Central Cinema, dealing a new hand. The new deal has struck again. See more »
When I first saw the trailer for Baby Boy, I couldn't wait for it to come out. I kept telling my girlfriend how I thought John Singleton had come back with a sure hit. After seeing Baby Boy, I was so disappointed. It was boring and the storyline was weak. He basically depicted the blackman as being a low life and a no good petty thug. I am Latino and I wouldn't appreciate someone categorizing me as that. Also, the women in this movie where dragged through the mud. They were perceived as stupid and as having no respect for themselves. John Singleton seems to have run out of material as he had to resort to the same kind of movie that first brought him success. The movie could have done without Snoop Doggs part as it was a waste of time. Jody (Tyrese)did not change at all through out the movie. At the end he was still what he began as, a baby boy. Nobody grew or became a better person in this entire movie. It insulted Black people and is a poor excuse for an urban drama. I like that gangsta $*@# too but this was sorry. I admit there were plenty of laughs and the directing by Singleton was excellent but not enough to call this a good movie.
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