The Resource Baby boy, Columbia Pictures presents ; a New Deal production ; written, produced and directed by John Singleton

Baby boy, Columbia Pictures presents ; a New Deal production ; written, produced and directed by John Singleton

Label
Baby boy
Title
Baby boy
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures presents ; a New Deal production ; written, produced and directed by John Singleton
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • tha
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • por
  • chi
  • kor
  • eng
Summary
Jody doesn't have or want a job, because he lives with his mother Juanita in South Central L.A. Her new boyfriend Melvin is an ex-convict, ''original gangster," and landscaper. Jody views Melvin's arrival with suspicion--the last time Juanita had a boyfriend, she threw out his brother Ray. Jody has son with Yvette and a girl with Peanut, and along with his friend Sweetpea, he is just trying to live large. He wants to be a good daddy, but first he will have to learn some hard lessons about living, loving, and surviving
Awards note
Locarno Internation Film Festival: 2001, Special Mention - For its innovative concept and ensemble acting (John Singleton (director), Tyrese Gibson, Taraji P. Henson, Omar Gooding, Tamara LaSeon Bass, Candy Ann Brown, A.J. Johnson, Ving Rhames, Angell Conwell, Kareem J. Grimes, Tracey Cherelle Jones, Kaylan Bolton).
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Charles E. Mills ; film editor, Bruce Cannon ; music by David Arnold
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Rated R
Language note
In English or French, with optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, or Thai ; closed-captioned in English
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.B333 2001
PerformerNote
Tyrese Gibson (Jody), Omar Gooding (Sweetpea), A.J. Johnson (Juanita), Taraji P. Henson (Yvette), Snoop Dogg (Rodney), Tamara LeSeon Bass (Peanut), Ving Rhames (Melvin)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1968-2019
  • 1976-
  • 1972-
  • 1961-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Singleton, John
  • Tyrese
  • Gooding, Omar
  • Henson, Taraji P
  • Snoop Dogg
  • Rhames, Ving
  • Columbia Pictures
  • New Deal Productions
  • Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
130
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American families
  • African Americans
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Father and child
  • Mothers and sons
  • RA
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Baby boy, Columbia Pictures presents ; a New Deal production ; written, produced and directed by John Singleton
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Special features: John Singleton commentary [audio feature]; Cinemax Making-of special [featurette]; Storyboard comparisons; Deleted & altered scenes; Outtakes & bloopers; "The Kiki & Boo Show"; Music video "Just a Baby Boy"; Music video "Baby Mama"; TV spots; Theatrical trailers; Filmographies [text feature]
Accompanying material
1 insert (1 folded sheet ([4] p.) : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Womb -- Yvette -- Peanut -- Mama's friend Melvin -- Jody's nightmare -- Stepping out -- Salesman vs. shyster -- Rachel's Beauty Salon -- Daddy's home -- Mama needs fun -- In love with a man -- Guns & butter -- Suspicious woman -- Yvette loves Daddy D -- Unstable creatures -- Collect call from Rodney -- "Call for your Mama." -- Pandora's box -- Honest truth -- Jumped -- Teaching respect -- Weed in Mama's garden -- Leaving home -- "Get off my Mommy." -- Prey prayer -- Drive-by shooting -- What goes around ... -- Baby Boy grows up
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (130 min.)
Isbn
9780767867108
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396064584
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
06458
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)48193077
  • (OCoLC)ocm48193077
System details
DVD, Region 1, NTSC, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo. surround, widescreen presentation aspect ratio 1.85:1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Baby boy, Columbia Pictures presents ; a New Deal production ; written, produced and directed by John Singleton
Publication
Note
Special features: John Singleton commentary [audio feature]; Cinemax Making-of special [featurette]; Storyboard comparisons; Deleted & altered scenes; Outtakes & bloopers; "The Kiki & Boo Show"; Music video "Just a Baby Boy"; Music video "Baby Mama"; TV spots; Theatrical trailers; Filmographies [text feature]
Accompanying material
1 insert (1 folded sheet ([4] p.) : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Womb -- Yvette -- Peanut -- Mama's friend Melvin -- Jody's nightmare -- Stepping out -- Salesman vs. shyster -- Rachel's Beauty Salon -- Daddy's home -- Mama needs fun -- In love with a man -- Guns & butter -- Suspicious woman -- Yvette loves Daddy D -- Unstable creatures -- Collect call from Rodney -- "Call for your Mama." -- Pandora's box -- Honest truth -- Jumped -- Teaching respect -- Weed in Mama's garden -- Leaving home -- "Get off my Mommy." -- Prey prayer -- Drive-by shooting -- What goes around ... -- Baby Boy grows up
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (130 min.)
Isbn
9780767867108
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396064584
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
06458
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)48193077
  • (OCoLC)ocm48193077
System details
DVD, Region 1, NTSC, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo. surround, widescreen presentation aspect ratio 1.85:1
Video recording format
DVD

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