Boyz N The Hood
written by John Singleton
Doughboy: S'up? Yo, cuz. I-I know why you got out of the car last night. You shouldn't have been there in the first place. You don't want that shit to come back to haunt you... I ain't been up this early in a long time. Turned on the TV this morning. Had this shit on about -- about livin' in a violent world. Showed all these foreign places...where foreigners live, and all. Started thinkin', man. Either they don't know...don't show...or don't care about what's goin' on in the 'hood. They had all this foreign shit. They didn't have shit on my brother, man. I ain't got no brother... ...Got no mother neither. She loved that fool more than she loved me.
Sheryl: Doughboy! Got some blow? Got some rock?
Doughboy: Get the fuck out of my face! Keep them goddamn babies off the street.
(She walks away.)
Tre: Did y'all get them?
(Doughboy simply looks at Tre, and Tre looks away, understanding)
Doughboy: I don't even know how I feel about it neither, man. Shit just goes on and on, you know. Next thing you know somebody might try to smoke me. Don't matter, though. We all gotta go sometime, hm? Seem like they punched the wrong clock on Rick, though, man.
Doughboy: I gotta go, cuz.
(He starts to walk away)
Tre: Hey, Dough.
Tre: You still got one brother left, man.
Doughboy: Thanks, man. (They hug) Later, G. Five thousand.
(Doughboy crosses the street and literally fades from sight.)
(These words appear on the screen: The next day, Doughboy saw his brother buried. Two weeks later he was murdered.)
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