Celebrate John Singleton’s Career By Catching Up on His Movies

The L.A. filmmaker behind “Boyz n the Hood,” has died at age 51. We’ve rounded up where to stream his classics.

John Singleton burst onto the scene in 1991 with his debut feature Boyz n the Hood, released when he was just 24 years old. He became the first black person and youngest person ever nominated for the Best Director Oscar for the film.

In the decades since, he went on to write, direct, and produce acclaimed films including Poetic Justice, Higher Learning, and Hustle & Flow, and work on television projects including the recent drama series Snowfall. He was from L.A., and the city was a frequent setting and inspiration in his work, as were themes of racial tension, crime, and urban life in America.

Singleton died on April 29 in Los Angeles, nearly two weeks after suffering a stroke that left him in a coma.

Where to Stream John Singleton Movies

Boys n the Hood (1991, Writer, Director)
FreeForm, Amazon, Vudu, iTunes

Poetic Justice (1993, Writer, Director)
Vudu, Amazon, Google Play, iTunes  

Higher Learning (1995, Writer, Director)
YouTube, Google Play, Vudu, iTunes

Rosewood (1997, Director)
Google Play, iTunes, Vudu, YouTube

Shaft (2000, Writer, Director)
Amazon, Google Play, YouTube, iTunes

Baby Boy (2001, Writer, Director, Producer)
Vudu, YouTube, Google Play, iTunes 

2 Fast 2 Furious (2003, Director)
Netflix, Amazon, YouTube, iTunes

Four Brothers (2005, Director)
Amazon, YouTube, Google Play, Vudu

Hustle & Flow (2005, Producer)
Amazon, YouTube, iTunes, Vudu

Black Snake Moan (2006, Producer)
YouTube, Google Play, iTunes, Amazon

Illegal Tender (2007, Producer)
Fandango Now, YouTube, Google Play, iTunes

Abduction (2011, Director)
Hulu, YouTube, Fandango Now, Epix 

Snowfall (2017 – 2019, Creator, Director, Producer)
Amazon, Google Play, iTunes, Fandango Now

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