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Straight Outta Compton is a 2015 American biographical drama film directed by F. Gary Gray. The film revolves around the rise and fall of the Compton, California hip hop group N.W.A and borrows its title from the name of N.W.A’s 1988 debut studio album. The film was released on August 14, 2015 and has received highly positive reviews from fans and critics.
In the United States and Canada, the opening weekend for Straight Outta Compton was continously revised upwards, starting from $25 million to $60 million. It made $4.96 million from Thursday night shows, which began at 7 p.m. in 2,264 theaters, and an estimated $24.3 million on its opening day, which is the fourth biggest August opening in history. In its opening weekend, the film earned an estimated $56.1 million, finishing first at the box office.
Straight Outta Compton has received critical acclaim from critics and audiences. On Rotten Tomatoes, it has a rating of 88%, based on 102 reviews, with an average rating of 7.5/10. The site’s consensus reads, “Straight Outta Compton is a biopic that’s built to last, thanks to F. Gary Gray’s confident direction and engaging performances from a solid cast.” On Metacritic, it has a score of 72 out of 100, based on 36 critics, indicating “generally favorable reviews”. On CinemaScore, audiences gave the film an average grade of “A” on an A+ to F scale.