He turned his life around to be a better father to his children. This is the story of Jody, an unemployed young black man, who's been living with his mother for several years. Baby Boy is said to be the sequel to Boyz n the Hood which was also produced by Singleton. Now Singleton, too, dares to take a hard look at his community. Her columns are courageous; the African-American community prefers to present a positive front and keep its self-criticism behind closed doors. Advertisement That scene will not come as a shock to Mary A. Rodney's rude behavior towards her and her son leaves Yvette feeling scared.
Romantically, he's having relationships with two women: Yvette, the mother of his son, and a new interest. It is also a criticism of the society that pushes them into that niche. It is very intense in all aspects of the ratings. He sees that he needs to be the man that he wants his son to be. Baby Boy is rated R for violence, language, sexuality, and drug use. I have a notion the Yvettes of the world are going to love this movie and march their Jodys in to see it.
I lie to you because I care about you. He likes the life he leads and doesn't consider employment as an option. Baby Boy does have a great plot to it. Still, he plays around, and she knows it and in a certain way accepts it, although she gets mad when she can never drive her own car, which she's making payments on. Some viewers may can learn through Jody's positive situation outcomes. By the end of the movie, Jody has became a mature man. In that case, says Jody, she won't mind if he borrows her car.
Jody moves out of his moms house and in with Yvette and their son. He sponges off of two women: his mother and Yvette, who has a job. Sweet Pea, Jody's friend, eventually kills Rodney himself. In the opening sequence, we meet Jody , a 20-year-old who has children by two women and still lives in his room in his mother's house. The movie is written and produced by John Singleton.
The movie shows that no matter where you come from. There are no white people in this movie, no simplistic blaming of others; the adults in Jody's life blame him for his own troubles, and they should. The two live in a rough neighborhood in Los Angeles. Sexual situations are throughout the whole movie. Jody lives with his mother Juanita played by Adrienne Johnson. Like many self-made men, he is impatient with those, like Jody, who do not even try.
Rodney learns of Jody and sets out to find him. And at home, most disturbingly, his mother has a new boyfriend named Melvin , who has no patience with him. Storyline: 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. Johnson and Ving Rhames as the mother and her ex-con boyfriend; they have an exuberant sex life, feel they deserve a second chance at happiness, and have lived long enough and paid enough dues to be impatient with Jody's knack for living off the land. Melvin has spent 10 years in the slammer, is determined to go straight, has a landscaping business, and moves in and marks his territory. There has never been a movie with this angle on the African-American experience.
Henson and Peanut Tamara LaSeon Bass but still lives with his own mother. Parents are strongly cautioned to monitor that their young children don't see this movie. His friend, Sweet Pea, even wants to change his life. She is understandably sad and in pain, a little dopey from pills. Also in the picture is Peanut , the mother of his other child. Sweetpea is getting involved with dangerous gang types. He has a son by his girlfriend Yvette which is played by award winning actress Taraji Henson.
Jody knows things are different when he finds Melvin stark-naked in the kitchen, scrambling eggs for Juanita. He drives his girlfriend Yvette home from a clinic where she had just had an abortion. He was released from prison. Yvette's old boyfriend rap star is out of prison and hanging around. Read on for a listing of streaming and cable services - including rental, purchase, and subscription options - along with the availability of 'Baby Boy' on each platform. At some point, as Jody's mother Juanita A.
Marvin, Juanita's boyfriend, finds Jody with a gun about to end his own life. Jody is living the single life with no intentions of growing up until he has no other choice but to. But Yvette is fed up. He can't seem to strike a balance or find direction in his chaotic life. This movie is more for the older age groups of adults.