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Juice (1992)

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"Juice" is about 4 inner-city teens who get caught up in the pursuit of power and happiness, which they refer to as 'the juice'.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Q
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Jermaine 'Huggy' Hopkins ...
Steel (as Jermaine Hopkins)
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Cindy Herron ...
Yolanda
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Radames
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Brian (as George O. Gore)
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Q's Mother
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Keesha (as Idina Harris)
Victor Campos ...
Quiles
Eric Payne ...
Frank
Sharon Cook ...
Record Store Clerk
Darien Berry ...
Blizzard
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Storyline

4 Harlem teens, Q, Bishop, Raheem and Steel, are out skipping school one day when they find out an old friend was killed in a shootout at a bar. After this, Bishop tells his friends that they have no respect, or juice. To get some, they rob a corner grocery store, but the lunatic Bishop intentionally shoots the clerk for no apparent reason. They run into an alley where Raheem tells Bishop to give him the gun, they fight, and Raheem gets shot. Only the other 3 know what happened, and Bishop wants to get rid of them too. Written by Stevenson

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In the Ghettos of Harlem you don't buy respect ...you earn it. See more »

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for strong language, and for some violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

17 January 1992 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$20,146,880 (USA)
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Trivia

According to Jermaine 'Huggy' Hopkins, Tupac Shakur often walked off the set during filming. As a prank, Hopkins told Shakur that he was being fired from the film. When Shakur found out that it was not true, he started a physical altercation with Hopkins. See more »

Goofs

When Raheem walks over to take the gun from Bishop a gun can be seen in Bishop's left pocket. Bishop then pulls out a second gun from behind him with his right hand. See more »

Quotes

Bishop: You know, Big Chops, I really wanted all this to work. But you and Q, you ain't crew no more.
[points gun at Steel]
Bishop: That's what it's all about. See how scared you are?
Steel: Don't you get tired of this shit? What the fuck you want from me?
Bishop: Nothin'.
[shoots Steel]
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Connections

Referenced in Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.21 (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Does Your Man Know About Me
Written by Rahiem (as Guy Williams), Roosevelt Simmons and M. Bryant
Performed by Rahiem
Produced by Rough Daddy Smooth & The Players
Co-Produced by Tony "Champagne" Silvester
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Power. Respect. JUICE
18 August 2002 | by (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

Power...Respect...JUICE. How far will you go to get it? Juice is a great story about four Harlem friends who crave the respect on the streets they call juice. The friends are tired of running from gangs, the police, security guards and so fourth. They decide they are going to earn the right to walk the streets they feel they should. So the gang of four decide to grab a gun and stick up the local convenient store. And all havoc breaks loose....? I don't want to spoil it for you. Includes a great cast of Omar Epps, Tupac Shakur, Samuel L. Jackson, and Queen Latifah. Go out and rent this movie as soon as you can. Wait scratch that go buy it as soon as you can.


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