Boyz n the Hood (1991) Poster


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The 400 Blows (1959)
This was one of John Singleton's favorite movies and its influence is seen in this film.
The Jetsons (1962) (TV Series)
Doughboy says Dooky sounds like Elroy Jetson when talking about God.
Roots (1977) (TV Mini-Series)
Apocalypse Now (1979)
In the scene where Furious and Tre are sitting on the rocks having a father-to-son chat, Furious mentions fighting as a young soldier in Vietnam. Laurence Fishburne (who plays Furious) starred as a young soldier in Vietnam in this movie.
Over the Edge (1979)
Both movies show kids being lead off in handcuffs to the song "Ooh Child".
Pixote (1981)
This was one of John Singleton's favorite movies and its influence is seen in this film.
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
When the young boys find a dead body, one of them says it looks like he was killed by Freddy Krueger.
Stand by Me (1986)
Four boys find a dead body next to the railroad tracks and are chased off by a group of older boys.

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Christian Slater/Bonnie Raitt (1991) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on Weekend Update
At the Movies: Beauty and the Beast/Black Robe/My Girl/Meeting Venus (1991) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "Beauty and the Beast" review.
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Keenen Ivory Wayans/Jimmy Brogan/Siskel & Ebert (1992) (TV Episode)
Gene Siskel says that he liked the movie
The 64th Annual Academy Awards (1992) (TV Special)
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Geek Tragedy (1992) (TV Episode)
Movie poster at Mondo Video
At the Movies: City of Joy/Proof/The Babe/Deep Cover/The Famine Within (1992) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "Deep Cover" review.
Martin: Beauty and the Beast (1992) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Magic Sword (1992) (TV Episode)
"Boys will be Boys" Crow: In the hood.
At the Movies: School Ties/South Central/Sarafina!/Singles/Blade Runner (1992) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "South Central" review.
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: Boyz in the Woods (1992) (TV Episode)
The episode title is a pun on this film.
CB4 (1993)
Saturday Night Live: Jason Alexander/Peter Gabriel (1993) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in 'Ignorant Proposal'
At the Movies: Made in America/Menace II Society/Cliffhanger/Hot Shots! Part Deux/The Long Day Closes (1993) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "Menace II Society" review.
At the Movies: Life with Mikey/Super Mario Bros./Guilty as Sin/What's Love Got to Do with It (1993) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "What's Love Got to Do with It" review.
Last Action Hero (1993)
Poster is shown in Blockbuster Video.
Poetic Justice (1993)
Iesha says "I'm going to have Dookie & Monster shoot your ass."
At the Movies: Coneheads/Benefit of the Doubt/Poetic Justice/Another Stakeout/Hocus Pocus (1993) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "Poetic Justice" review.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Operation Double 007 (1993) (TV Episode)
Servo: It's the Boys in the Hoods.
Married... with Children: Hood in the Boyz (1993) (TV Episode)
title reference
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gunslinger (1993) (TV Episode)
referenced by name
Ernest Rides Again (1993)
Ernest makes pun based on the title.
The Simpsons: Boy Scoutz 'n the Hood (1993) (TV Episode)
Episode name is based on the name of this film.
Animaniacs: Video Review/When Mice Ruled the Earth (1993) (TV Episode)
Seen on video store shelf in 'Video Review'
Harts of the West: Cowboyz in the Hood (1993) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Cinefile: Made in the USA (1993) (TV Movie)
this film is mentioned in an interview
Frasier: Guess Who's Coming to Breakfast (1994) (TV Episode)
intertitle: "Boy n the Hood"
The Critic: A Little Deb Will Do You (1994) (TV Episode)
Jay went on a tangent about debutante balls in his review of the film
The Nanny: Schlepped Away (1994) (TV Episode)
When C.C. implies that Kenny could be the member of a street gang, Fran says to her, "What gang? The Oys in the Hood?"
At the Movies: Guarding Tess/Lightning Jack/The Hudsucker Proxy/The Ref/Belle Epoque/Germinal (1994) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "Lightning Jack" review.
Captain Planet and the Planeteers: 'Teers in the Hood (1994) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Friday (1995)
As mentioned in the Trivia section, the same clothes Ice Cube wears in the beginning of this film are the last clothes he wore in Boyz N the Hood.
Roseanne: Roseanne in the Hood (1995) (TV Episode)
title reference
Empire of the Censors (1995) (TV Movie)
Video case is shown.
Father Ted: Old Grey Whistle Theft (1996) (TV Episode)
After a whistle is stole, an old woman says the island is heading for anarchy and it's going to end up like Boys N the Hood.
Kidz in the Wood (1996) (TV Movie)
title reference
Swingers (1996)
Steel (1997)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Final Sacrifice (1998) (TV Episode)
Tom (as cult members are seen): "Hey, Boyz n the Hood!"
The PJs: Boyz 'n the Woods (1999) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The Corner: Corner Boy Blues (2000) (TV Episode)
DeAndre mention the film.
The PJs: Boyz Under the Hood (2000) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The Up in Smoke Tour (2000) (Video)
Cousin Skeeter: Bellboyz in the Hood (2001) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The PJs: Survival: In Tha Hood (2001) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Six Feet Under: Familia (2001) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Full Frontal (2002)
mentioned in Nicholas' rapping monologue.
Drumline (2002)
Tha Westside (2002) (Video)
Static Shock: Toys in the Hood (2003) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Beef (2003)
The title is displayed.
The Force Is with Them: The Legacy of 'Star Wars' (2004) (Video)
Mentioned once.
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004) (Video Game)
There are many references to this movie in this video game.
Robot Chicken: Toyz in the Hood (2005) (TV Episode)
The title of this episode is a play on the title of the film.
Treasure n tha Hood (2005)
title reference
Les 10 Ans de 'La Haine' (2005) (Video)
mentioned once
Hood of the Living Dead (2005) (Video)
urban/gang related elements
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.197 (2006) (TV Episode)
correct response in "'B' Movies" category
50 Films to See Before You Die (2006) (TV Movie)
Makes the countdown, is talked about.
Bring It On: All or Nothing (2006) (Video)
"I saw Boyz n the Hood"
Howard Stern on Demand: Cuba Gooding Jr. (2006) (TV Episode)
Gooding talks about his sex scene with Nia Long
Freedom Writers (2007)
When Erin is doing the step on the line game she asks the students "Step on the line if you have seen Boys n tha hood"
Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates the Last Day (2007) (TV Episode)
The narrator says at one point "This is like 'Boyz n the hood'."
Harry Potter in the Hood (2007) (Video)
title reference
Furnace (2007)
black person referred to as "Boyz N the Hood"
The Wire: Unconfirmed Reports (2008) (TV Episode)
the title is mentioned for containing drive-by shootings
The Office: Crime Aid (2008) (TV Episode)
Michael refers to the workers in the warehouse as "the Boyz n the Hood."
The Making of 'Illegal Tender' (2008) (Video)
Mentioned by Rick Gonzalez.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.56 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $2,000 clue in the category "Film School"
Winter's Bone (2010)
Porch convo in final scene.
Tosh.0: Hoodrat Kid (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
30 for 30: Straight Outta L.A. (2010) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Ice Cube
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Robin Hood/Letters to Juliet/Just Wright (2010) (TV Episode)
A Current.com user's pick for the best rapper turned actor: Ice Cube as Dough Boy
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Last Exorcism/Piranha 3D/Vampires Suck (2010) (TV Episode)
Ellen lists this as a movie starring Ice Cube
30 for 30: Marion Jones: Press Pause (2010) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Director John Singleton during the opening credits
Bad Movie Beatdown: 2 Fast 2 Furious (2011) (TV Episode)
the director of 2 Fast 2 Furious also directed this film
The Cinema Snob Movie (2012) (Video)
Referenced in dialogue
Grand Theft Auto V (2013) (Video Game)
Protagonist Franklin is childhood friends with Lamarr from a Los Santos hood. Lamarr is happy with how things are in his life and Franklin wants to leave the hood for better things.
Helix: Pilot (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
That Awkward Moment (2014)
Mentioned in dialogue
A Haunted House 2 (2014)
Mentioned in dialogue
RuPaul's Drag Race: Glitter Ball (2014) (TV Episode)
RuPaul says "Ladyboyz n the hood".
Honest Game Trailers: Kingdom Hearts (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by narrator
Get Hard (2015)
Mentioned many times
Saturday Night Live: Taraji P. Henson/Mumford & Sons (2015) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during Game of Thrones: South Centros sketch
My King (2015)
Mentioned by a character.
The Gallows (2015)
Ryan addresses Reese as his Boy In The Hood.
Straight Outta Compton (2015)
In the nightclub, Eazy-E tells Ice Cube he saw this movie. Also film footage is seen during closing credits.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Daniel Craig/Regina King/Donny Deutsch/Jon Theodore (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth as he introduces Regina King
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Jennifer Lopez/Morris Chestnut/Joel Grey/Patrick Carney (2016) (TV Episode)
Morris Chestnut talks about his first movie
The Simpsons: Orange Is the New Yellow (2016) (TV Episode)
Ned says, "It's a dance to do good for us boys in the 'hood."
The Secret Life of Pets (2016)
Snowball's emotional reference to Ricky ("who didn't make it").
The Cinema Snob: The Buttercream Gang (2016) (TV Episode)
"There's a reason Boys n the Hood wasn't called The Oral Train Cream Pie."
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: The Gang Turns Black (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 12 January 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
mentioned in discussion with Ice Cube
Gook (2017)
Cited by Justin Chon as a main influence..
Chicago Justice: Drill (2017) (TV Episode)
Laura Nagel says that cyberbanging "makes Boyz n the Hood (1991) look like a Disney movie."
This Is Us: Number Three (2017) (TV Episode)
Movie poster seen.
Seven Seconds: Pilot (2018) (TV Episode)
In the Pilot episode, Latrice is taking the girl to the park to look for her brother Ryan, they pass some graffiti that says "F" the police. This could be referenced to actress Regina King working with Ice Cube in the movie Boyz n the Hood who was a member of the group NWA who had a song of a similar name.
The Alec Baldwin Show: Regina King/Gloria Allred (2018) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Alec Baldwin.
Boomerang: Game Night (2019) (TV Episode)
Ari, Bryce and David talk about this movie
Jack Boyz (2019)
Title is referenced


Old Glory (1939) (Short)
Porky trying to say the Pledge of Allegiance is seen on TV during the film.
Duck Hunt (1984) (Video Game)
Doughboy and his friends are shown playing the game in this movie.
Newcleus: Jam On It (1984) (Video)
Featured in the film

Featured in 

At the Movies: Soapdish/What About Bob?/Hudson Hawk/Only the Lonely (1991) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown in the segment on Cannes.
At the Movies: The Doctor/Dutch/Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey/My Father's Glory/My Mother's Castle (1991) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown in a segment about the controversy surrounding the film.
Tevin Campbell Feat. Chubb Rock: Just Ask Me To (1991) (Video)
features clips from the film
At the Movies: The Best Films of 1991 (1992) (TV Episode)
Ebert's #2 pick; Siskel's #3 pick.
1992 MTV Movie Awards (1992) (TV Special)
Nominated for Best Movie and featured in Quotes montage
100 Years at the Movies (1994) (TV Short)
brief clip shown
A Century of Black Cinema (2003) (Video)
Clips shown.
Friendly Fire: Making an Urban Legend (2003) (Video)
clips shown
Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003)
Excerpts appear in the film.
I Love the '90s: 1991 (2004) (TV Episode)
Footage from this film was edited into this mini-series.
2nd Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors (2005) (TV Special)
numerous clips are shown as this film is honored
50 Films to See Before You Die (2006) (TV Movie)
Clips shown.
Nostalgia Critic: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2007) (TV Episode)
Dialog from the film is dubbed over TMNT footage
Black to the Future: Hour 3: The 90s (2009) (TV Episode)
clips; discussed
Nostalgia Critic: Bebe's Kids (2010) (TV Episode)
A clip of Doughboy was shown.
These Amazing Shadows (2011)
Clips from this film are shown in These Amazing Shadows.
The Hour: Episode #7.132 (2011) (TV Episode)
Footage shown during Ice Cube's bio segment.
How Hip Hop Changed the World (2011) (TV Movie)
Clips and discuss
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.21 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown during Jay Smith's segment
WatchMojo: Top 10 Saddest Movie Deaths (2014) (TV Episode)
The death of Ricky Baker is #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Hood Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
Boyz n the Hood is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Characters We Didn't Want to Die (2014) (TV Episode)
Ricky Baker gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 One-Hit Wonder Movie Directors (2015) (TV Episode)
John Singleton, the director of Boyz n the Hood, is #7.
Straight Outta Compton (2015)
Footage shown during end credits.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Slow Motion Deaths in Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
Ricky is Assassinated gets an honorable mention.
Burn Motherfucker, Burn! (2017)
Short clip shown
The Nineties: Can We All Get Along? (2017) (TV Episode)
clips shown
Black Hollywood: 'They've Gotta Have Us': Black Film Is Not a Genre (2018) (TV Episode)
Clips seen and discussed
Black Girls Rock! (2019) (TV Special)
Features clips from the film

Spoofed in 

Swingers (1996)
Grand Theft Auto III (2001) (Video Game)
The "TOYZ" van which contains exploding remote control cars has "Toyz 'N the Hood" written on the side.
VeggieTales: The Ballad of Little Joe (2003) (Video)
skit Boys in the Sink
Jewz N the Hood (2005) (Short)
Title spoof.
Robot Chicken: Sweet J Presents (2006) (TV Episode)
"Grumpy Old Men 'n' the Hood" trailer
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
It is one of the "sweded" movies.
Official Boyz n the Hood Parody (2011) (Video)
Porn parody
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (2015)
spoofed in tagline

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