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Juice (1992)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  17 January 1992 (USA)
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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

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Q
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Jermaine 'Huggy' Hopkins ...
Steel (as Jermaine Hopkins)
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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 things take an unexpected turn. Only the four friends know what happened, but one of them is out for himself. Written by Stevenson

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Power. Respect. Juice. How far would you go to get it? See more »


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

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17 January 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Angel Town 2  »

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$20,146,880 (USA)
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Tocadisco's song "Nobody (Likes The Records That I Play)" is based on a sample (spoken by Queen Latifah) from this film. See more »

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When Q fights Bishop at the end, it's obvious he's wearing knee pads. Both when he emerges from the ladder and during the fight. See more »

Quotes

Bishop: What you know about control, Big chops? What you ever control?
Steel: I control my life.
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Is It Good to You
Written by Teddy Riley and Tammy Lucas
Performed by Teddy Riley featuring Tammy Lucas
Produced by Teddy Riley
Teddy Riley appears courtesy of MCA Records, Inc.
Tammy Lucas appears courtesy of Future Entertainment / MCA Records, Inc.
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Juice
23 March 2004 | by (Westbury, NY) – See all my reviews

Juice is an urban drama set in early 90's New York City. It is the story of four friends who each look to gain respect in the neighborhood one way or another. Q(Epps), Raheem (Kain), Steel (Jermaine ...), and Bishop (The Late? Tupac)have good chemistry as the group of friends looking to earn some props around the way. The standout performances were from Tupac and Epps. There are many cameos by famous hip-hop celebrities in the film. The story is good and there are many memorable lines for those who enjoy this genre.

The cinematography by Dixon gives you the feel of Harlem during that era. This will go down as a classic hip-hop film with a great soundtrack. All-in-all this film is a must have if you are a fan of the genre, and a decent pick-up if you are not particularly fond of these types of films.

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