Baby Boy

This is the story of Jody, an unemployed young black man, who`s been living with his mother for several years, even though has fathered two children of his own by two different women. Although he is struggling to be on his own and start a new relationship with his current girlfriend, all of the mothers are trying to hold him back. Add to that the fact that his mom has a new boyfriend who`s an old school player whom Jody can`t stand, his best friend, Sweet Pea, is trying to get back into the gang life and the ex-lover of one of his girls is gunning for him. Baby boy is on the brink of becoming a man.

  • Starring: Tyrese, Omar Gooding and Taraji P. Henson
  • Director(s): John Singleton
  • Producer(s): Columbia Pictures
  • Screenwriter(s): John Singleton
  • Distributor: Sony Pictures
  • Animal Coordinator: Prop Department
  • Release Date: Friday, June 29, 2001
  • Rating: Acceptable

Featured Animal Action

There is an aquarium shown in the background of the salon where one of Jody`s women, Yvette, works. The props department managed the aquarium and care of the fish while on set. After the show wrapped, the fish found a permanent home with one of the crew members. Questions or Suggestions: babyboy@ahafilm.org