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"Straight Outta Compton" Movie becomes highest grossing movie from an African-American director

"Straight Outta Compton" has crossed $200 million at the box office to become the highest grossing movie from an African-American director.

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Universal Pictures' "Straight Outta Compton"  has crossed  $200 million at the worldwide box office to become the highest-grossing movie from an African American director ever.

Directed by F. Gary Gary, the biopic has grossed $161.1 million domestically, and $38.9 million internationally.

"Straight Outta Compton' ' opened with a $24.3 million on Friday, August 14, 2015, becoming the fourth-highest opening day ever for an August release.

The biopic which opened to a total of $56.1million on its first weekend, led the box office for three consecutive weeks after its opening, joining "Jurassic Word" as the only movies to lead the box office three consecutive weeks this summer.

Watch trailer for Straight Outta Compton'. play

Watch trailer for Straight Outta Compton'.


'Straight Outta Compton' which had a budget of $29 million, is a biopic of Los Angeles rap group N.W.A.

The film tells the story of how some young men transformed the music and pop culture the moment they told the world the truth about life in the hood.

The record breaking biopic features O’Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, Dr. Dre and Eazy-E.

Before its premiere, Universal launched the 'Straight Outta Somewhere,' social media campaign which trended on different social media platforms for days.

Watch a ''Straight Outta Compton'' TV spot;

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