Boyz n the Hood

Trivia: Writer/director John Singleton has a cameo in this film. He is the mailman with the uniform, cap, and sunglasses that delivers the letters to Doughboy's mother's house when Doughboy and Ricky are having a fight out on the front lawn. John gives the letters to the boys' mother.

Allister Cooper, 2011

Trivia: John Singleton was nominated for the Best Director Academy Award for this movie. At the age of 24, Singleton became the youngest person to be Oscar nominated for directing.

Trivia: Laurence Fishburne plays Cuba Gooding Jr.'s father in the movie, even though he's only seven years his senior.

Trivia: Tyra Ferrell plays Morris Chestnut and Ice Cube's mother in the movie, even though in real life she's only seven years older than them.

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