Baby Boy

Synopsis: This is the story of Jody, an unemployed young black man, who's been living with his mother for several years, even though he's got a child of his own. Romantically, he's having relationships with two women: Yvette, the mother of his son, and a new interest.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Director(s): John Singleton
Production: Columbia Pictures
  1 win & 14 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
130 min

Look, Jody don't put his hands on me,|no matter how mad he get.

He ain't crazy.

B*tch, how long you been with Chris?|Three years?

How many times has that nigga gone|upside your head?

How's your eye feel?

It's all right. It's all right.

Sh*t. At least we living together.

He just want to play with your life|and string you along.

He with his other baby's mama|when he ain't with you.

Please believe. He don't love that ho.

Oh, but he love you, though.|You need to check him.

What's he say about moving in?

Jody wants to live with his mama,|not with me.

Jody, my Jody.

He's a mama's boy.|He'll never leave his mama.

Then let him f*** his mama.|Have her ass up at the clinic. Sh*t!

I love you, Jody.

I love you too.

I want you to have my baby.

I want to have your baby.

I want to have your baby.

I love you, Jody.

I love you.

I love you too.

I love you, Jody, but you scare me.

You scare me.

No, that's my baby.

Oh, my baby.

Don't cry, Mama.

Give him back!|God, please, give him back!


Can I have my car|so I can get to work?

Your car?

My car!

Go on with all that, girl.|I'm here asleep.

It's Monday. I can't be late.

Monday? What's that supposed to mean?

Get up!

Please be on time.

I'm always on time, Yvette.

Don't have me waiting.

Give me some sugar.

-Love you.|-I love you too.

You gonna have a good day?

Be good. Listen to Daddy.|I love you.

Love you too, Mommy.

Thumbs up. My man.

You be good too.

-I'm always good, baby.|-Yeah, right.

Come in front, little man.

Young baller, future shot caller.

05, Jody. Don't be late.

You want to nod your head too?|That's my boy.

Wait a minute, Jody!|Hold it! Sh*t!

You got a man out here waiting.

How do I look?

Okay. Where you going?

I don't know. I'm just going.|He asked and I'm going.

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John Singleton

John Daniel Singleton (born January 6, 1968) is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer best known for directing Boyz n the Hood. For the film, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director, becoming the first African American and youngest person to have ever been nominated for the award. Singleton is a native of South Los Angeles and many of his early films, such as Poetic Justice (1993), Higher Learning (1995), and Baby Boy (2001), consider the implications of inner-city violence. Some of his other films include dramas such as Rosewood (1997) in addition to action films such as Shaft (2000), 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003), and Four Brothers (2005). more…

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