Movies like Straight Outta Compton (2015)
If you're looking for some great movies that are a lot like Straight Outta Compton, here is our list of similar films:
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    1. 8 Mile

    #628 most popular movie yesterday

    Capturing the gritty atmosphere of Detroit's 1990s hip-hop scene, 8 Mile is anchored by Eminem’s semi-autobiographical performance, chronicling the struggles of aspiring rapper Jimmy 'B-Rabbit' Smith. Fans of Straight Outta Compton will appreciate the authentic battle raps and the depiction of hip-hop as a means of escaping socioeconomic hardships.

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    2. Boyz n the Hood

    #956 most popular movie yesterday

    Although not focused on the rap industry, Boyz n the Hood offers an intimate look at the challenging environments that influenced N.W.A. and the South Central Los Angeles culture depicted in Straight Outta Compton.

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    3. Hustle & Flow

    #1,395 most popular movie yesterday

    Chronicling the ambitions of a Memphis pimp with a mid-life crisis who turns to hip-hop as an escape, Hustle & Flow echoes the DIY spirit of N.W.A.'s rise in Straight Outta Compton, showcasing the transformational power of music.

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    4. Get Rich or Die Tryin'

    #2,429 most popular movie yesterday

    Starring 50 Cent and mirroring aspects of his own rise to fame, Get Rich or Die Tryin' is an urban drama about a drug dealer who turns away from crime to pursue a career in rap music, beset by life-threatening obstacles reminiscent of those in Straight Outta Compton.

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    5. Notorious

    #3,954 most popular movie yesterday

    Painting a biographical portrait of Christopher Wallace, known as The Notorious B.I.G., this film parallels Straight Outta Compton with its raw depiction of the rise of a legendary hip-hop artist from the streets to stardom, and the tribulations faced along the journey.