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Straight Outta Compton


Filming Locations

The instant classic “Straight Outta Compton” was filmed all over Los Angeles including the San Fernando Valley

09/25/2014 – The LA riot-scenes were filmed at The Valley Plaza in North Hollywood, California

google street view > Laurel Canyon Blvd North Hollywood, CA 91606  



google street view > Laurel Canyon Blvd and Sylvan St in North Hollywood, CA 91606
Thank you “gwendowlyn” for the tips & pics!

Fun Film Facts: Many movies & TV shows have been filmed The Valley Plaza


Skateland USA in Compton (external scenes)

google street view > 1950 S Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90059


The Moonlight Rollerway was used for the interior scenes of Skateland

google street view > 5110 San Fernando Rd, Glendale, CA 91204

Film Facts: Skateland USA in Compton was the actual location of N.W.A’s first official show.  originally a bowling alley before being turned into a skating rink and music venue.


Catch One was actually Jewel’s Catch One Dooto’s on Pico

google street view > 4067 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90019

Fun Film Fact: This is the actual club Dr. Dre and Ice Cube first performed at.


The famous Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena was used to recreate a large concert scene

google street view > 3939 Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90037 (this location was torn down 11/15/2016)

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 Cast & Crew 

Directed By: F. Gary Gray


Produced By: Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Eazy-E‍ ’s widow, Tomica Woods-Wright, MC Ren, DJ Yella


Written By: Jonathan Herman (screenplay), Andrea Berloff (screenplay)


Starring: O’Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, Neil Brown Jr. Paul Giamatti

About / Plot Summary 

Straight Outta Compton is a bio-drama film about the rise and fall of the LA hip hop group N.W.A. The film borrows its title from the name of the groups debut album.

Straight Outta Compton stars O’Shea Jackson, Jr. as Ice Cube, Corey Hawkins as Dr. Dre, Jason Mitchell as Eazy-E, and Paul Giamatti as the manager Jerry Heller. Among the film’s Producers are Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, and Eazy-E‍ ’s widow, Tomica Woods-Wright, with MC Ren and DJ Yella

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Universal Pictures / Legendary Ent. / Cube Vision

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