Boyz N Da Hood was released in theaters 27 years ago today. Boyz N The Hood hit theaters on July 12th, 1991. The film was directed by John Singleton and starred Cuba Gooding Jr., Ice Cube, Nia Long, Laurence Fishburne, Angela Bassett, Regina King and Morris Chestnut. John Singleton was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director in 1992 for the movie. More here.