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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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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 »

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

17 January 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Angel Town 2  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$20,146,880 (USA)
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Trivia

Daryl Mitchell, Donald Faison, Anthony 'Treach' Criss, and Money-B are among the people who auditioned for the role of Bishop. Tupac Shakur had accompanied Money-B to the audition and asked to read. Shakur nailed the role when he threw a chair during his audition. Shakur helped Criss get a cameo as a member of Radames' gang. See more »

Goofs

After the scene in which Q, Bishop, Steele and Raheem had the altercation with Radames and his crew, they ran around the corner and Bishop lit up a cigarette and the very next shot, he has no cigarette and his hands are in his pockets. Then he takes a drag off Raheem's cigarette. See more »

Quotes

Q: Man, you know what your problem is? You got no juice.
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Referenced in Tha Westside (2002) See more »

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Word Up
Written by Larry Blackmon and Tomi Jenkins
Performed by Cameo
Courtesy of PolyGram Special Products, a division of PGD Inc.
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2pacs amazing transformation
3 May 2004 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

Its hard to belive that Omar Epps was only about 18 while shooting this film & 2pac was only around 20, anyways this movie basically is a different style of african american movies, not showing that everyone in the hood deals with guns, but 2pacs personality had an amazing change in this movie, it was so realistic & his acting is just great. This is Omar Epps & 2pacs debut in movies & both acted very natural. This movie is a lot more convincing & realistic than Higher Learning, ive actually noticed that 2pac is an excellent most of his movies r heaps good e.g. Above the rim, gridlock'd & Gang Related. Anyways i was surprised at how good this film was. I rate this movie 8.5 / 10


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