Straight Outta' Compton became the No. 1 movie in America this weekend, opening bringing in $60 million at the box office.
But Compton's approximately 100,000 residents had to drive at least four miles to see it, because there are no longer any movie theaters in Compton, as CBS Los Angeles reported and Digital Music News noted.
The median household income in Compton in 2013 was $42,953, 19% below the national median of $53,000; 26.3% of residents live below the poverty line, compared with 15.4% for the nation as a whole, according to U.S. Census data.
CBS Los Angelese reports that "negotiations are currently happening" that could bring a 16-screen cinema to the city.
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