Best Ghetto Movies


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Boyz N Tha Hood
The best movie I've ever seen... Ice Cube is dope.
It shows the real life in south central. The end is really emotional
One of the most powerful movie I ever seen, the movie just don't show how people in the ghetto is living, they even show how you survive.

brought some great memories back


Love that movie its still funny after all these years.


Funny thing I watched dammmn

I think this is an amazing film and 2pac has had a deep impact on all the world in everything he has done
This has always been one of my favourite movies!

4Menace II Society
best ghetto movie ive ever seen man better whatch this is some real s***
Best one I have ever seen
Good story my girlfriend began getting tears while we watched it
It realistic in the since that shi is run that way! I give major props to them yungsters that be putting it down like that. but overall man we gotto find a new way of living!
[Newest]It has the action and those emotional parts in it this is my second favourite movie and I've watched a lot of movies love this movie five stars

5Don't Be A Menace To South Central While Drinking Your Juice In The Hood
This movie made me laugh aha its one of does movies wer yuh laugh and feel sorry of the people that get hurt but can stop laughing at it! So if yuh want a funny movie diz it it!

6Ghetto Stories
My Ghetto Stories... FREE BOOSIE!

7Baby Boy

8Training Day
Pretty good movie, showing Denzel in a bad mofo edition. I highly recommend watching it.
Good movie denzel donagood job in that movie. Thankyou so kinely. Laugh out loud

98 Mile
Eminem is great in this movie. I love how he keeps his roots.


The Contenders

Is old buh the story is straight up. Proper movie right here.

I love this movie! It's funny and, interesting!

13Poetic Justice
Put it on netflix
ALWAYS BEEN MY favorite!

14Tupac - Resurrection


16Dangerous Minds

17Blood In, Blood Out
Great movie la unda
10 what a good movie good story for that time

18Above The Rim

19New Jack City
Rawest movie ever nino brown

20Hustle & Flow


22House Arrest

23City of God
Great movie bout the slums of Rio. Nothing's more hood than kids walkin round with guns haha


24Get Rich or Die Tryin'
This movie is just amazing I could watch it over and over again
Used to watch this all the time

25William Shakespeare's Romeo Juliet


27He Got Game

28Do the Right Thing


30Deep Cover

31King of Paper Chasin'

32South Central

33Set It Off
Depicts a wonderful portrait of four ghetto gurlls experiencing a downgrade in socio-economic times and facing truancy as well as general hysterical scenes. Love how ghetto Cleo is, as it enhances the overall effect of living in lower social classes, conferencing the "hood" if you will.


35Gang Tapes
Great movie shows the ghetto of la well

36I Got the Hook-Up


38It Ain't Easy


40Blue Hill Avenue

41Freedom Writers

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This list was created 6 years, 197 days ago and has been voted on over 1,000 times. This top ten list has been remixed 3 times.

Updated Friday, December 19, 2014

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