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90s movies The Best '90s Hood Movies  

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Eazy E once rapped, "Cuz the boys in the hood are always hard/You come talking that trash and we'll pull your card/Knowin' nothin' in life but to be legit/Don't quote me boy, I ain't said shit." These '90s hood films, like Eazy E's raps, portrayed the harsh reality of life in the inner city.


In this list of the top ‘90s hood movies, you will also find a touch of comedy. Films such as
Friday, starring rapper Ice Cube and comedian Chris Tucker, put a lighter spin on life in the hood. Friday was F. Gary Gray’s first film. Spike Lee also directed classic ‘90s hood movies, like Clockers and He Got Game, starring Denzel Washington and basketball star, Ray Allen.


Here, you’ll also find many popular ‘90s rappers in prominent roles. Tupac Shakur appeared in several good ‘90s hood movies, including
Gridlock’d and Above the Rim. If only Eazy E had lived to see some of these...
 
Vote up the best '90s hood movies, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section.   

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Boyz n the Hood is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best '90s Hood Movies
Boyz n the Hood Ice Cube, Angela Bassett, Cuba Gooding Jr.

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Menace II Society is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best '90s Hood Movies
Menace II Society Samuel L. Jackson, Jada Pinkett Smith, Charles S. Dutton

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Friday is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best '90s Hood Movies
Friday Ice Cube, Meagan Good, Nia Long

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New Jack City is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best '90s Hood Movies
New Jack City Chris Rock, Ice-T, Judd Nelson

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Juice is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best '90s Hood Movies
Juice Tupac Shakur, Samuel L. Jackson, Queen Latifah

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Blood In, Blood Out is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best '90s Hood Movies

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Dead Presidents is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best '90s Hood Movies
Dead Presidents Martin Sheen, Terrence Howard, Chris Tucker

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South Central is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best '90s Hood Movies
South Central Glenn Plummer, Carl Lumbly, Byron Minns

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New Jersey Drive is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best '90s Hood Movies
New Jersey Drive Christine Baranski, Heavy D, Donald Faison

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Above the Rim is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best '90s Hood Movies
Above the Rim Tupac Shakur, Bernie Mac, Marlon Wayans

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Fresh is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best '90s Hood Movies
Fresh Samuel L. Jackson, Giancarlo Esposito, N'Bushe Wright - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Class Act is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best '90s Hood Movies
Class Act Pauly Shore, Karyn Parsons, Loretta Devine

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He Got Game is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best '90s Hood Movies
He Got Game Michael Jordan, Shaquille O'Neal, Milla Jovovich

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House Party is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best '90s Hood Movies
House Party Martin Lawrence, George Clinton, Paul O'Grady

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who’s the man is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best '90s Hood Movies
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Clockers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best '90s Hood Movies
Clockers Spike Lee, Harvey Keitel, John Turturro

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One Eight Seven is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best '90s Hood Movies
One Eight Seven Samuel L. Jackson, Method Man, Clifton Collins

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Crooklyn is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best '90s Hood Movies
Crooklyn RuPaul, Spike Lee, Alfre Woodard

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Hot Boyz is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best '90s Hood Movies
Hot Boyz Snoop Dogg, Gary Busey, Master P

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Gridlock'd is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best '90s Hood Movies
Gridlock'd Lucy Liu, Tupac Shakur, Thandie Newton