Baby Boy (Special Edition)

Closed Capationed Starring: Tyrese Gibson & Snoop Dogg Director: John Singleton  Rated: R: Restricted
Rating 3.8
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 10 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2001
  • Label: Sony Pictures
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Special Edition
  • Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 1.85
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 1.85
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 2.0- French
    • Dolby Digital 5.1- English
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Music Video
    • John Singleton- Director
    • Deleted and Alternate Scenes
    • Featurette: Making Of BABY BOY
    • Trailers: Original Theatrical Trailer
    • Storyboard Comparisons
  • Interactive Features:
    • Interactive Menus
    • Scene Selection
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    • Filmographies
    • Production Notes

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Entertainment Reviews:

Rolling Stone - 07/19/2001
"...BABY BOY leaves you shaken....[Gibson and Snoop Dogg] give the film the power and potency of rap..."
USA Today - 06/27/2001
"...It lives, breathes and switches moods from humor to despair better than any American release this year..." -- 3 1/2 out of 4 stars
New York Times - 06/27/2001
"...BABY BOY earns credibility for its insights by moving beyond image and rhetoric....[Snoop Dogg's] performance is sly, menacing and disarmingly funny..."
Entertainment Weekly - 07/13/2001
"...Singleton's achievement is that he stages each moment with such an intricate and painful sense of what's going on inside Jody..."
Variety - 07/09/2001
"...The characters are vibrant....Singleton's writing is skillful enough to make them come engagingly to life..."
Los Angeles Times - 06/27/2001
"...Compelling....BABY BOY is heartfelt and personal..."
Total Film - 12/01/2001
"...There are good performances throughout the cast..."

Product Description:

Director John Singleton (BOYZ IN THE HOOD, SHAFT) revisits to South Central L.A. with BABY BOY. Former Calvin Klein model Tyrese Gibson stars as Jody, a smooth-talking but immature black male who has children from two different women. One of them, Yvette (Taraji P. Henson), wants him to be faithful and move in with her, but Jody prefers his room at Mom's (A.J. Johnson) house, and his life of aimless womanizing and hanging out with neighborhood pal Sweet Pea (Omar Gooding). However, this childhood paradise seems about to destruct with the arrival of Mom's new ex-con boyfriend, Melvin (Ving Rhames). And when a dangerous former lover of Yvette's (Snoop Doggy Dogg in a nicely unsympathetic performance) gets out of jail and moves back in, the stage is set for Jody to either stand up like a man, or die in the attempt.

Singleton tells the story in a series of vibrant vignettes, and though he supplies plenty of crowd-pleasing sex and violence, the focus remains on his characters. A rich score of old and new rap and R&B gives the film a nice boost, and Rhames is superb as the aging former thug trying to find happiness with Jody's mom.

Plot Keywords:

Crime | Los Angeles, California | Relationships | Theatrical Release

Production Notes:

  • Theatrical Release: June 29, 2001

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  • Sales Rank: 101,648
  • UPC: 043396064584
  • Shipping Weight: 0.16/lbs (approx)
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