The 1991 film Hangin' with the Homeboys follows a group of four guys through one night out on the town. Their various adventures, while comedic, show them that they really didn't know each other as well as they thought. The revelations strain their friendships and force each character to examine his own character and priorities. The movie was deeper than its lighthearted marketing would lead you to believe. Let's learn some more about Hangin’ With the Homeboys.
7. The film was shot in a dangerous neighborhood.
It was filmed in a part of the South Bronx that wasn’t all that safe. They had to hire extras to make sure that no one messed with the actors or the set.
6. The script was written in three days.
The director was originally going to play the part of Vinny but had to bring someone else in so as to keep the film moving.
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