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Juice (1992)

Four inner-city teenagers 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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Brian (as George O. Gore)
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Ruffhouse M.C.
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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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Taglines:

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:

Uma Questão de Respeito  »

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$20,146,880
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Trivia

At one point, the script was option by The Donner's Company which was Director Richard Donner and his wife, Lauren Shuler-Donner's company who wanted to completely change the tone of the film and at one point suggested turning it into a comedy. Co-Writers Ernest Dickerson and Gerard Brown completely disagreed with the idea and wanted to keep the film as a "noir" film not a piece of junk and took back the rights to the script. See more »

Goofs

When Q is looking through the New York post newspaper he is reading about Raheem's murder and you can see the date of paper which was Tuesday is April 16th 1991. Then you can see some of the article about the murder and in the paper it says it happen on April 8th which would of been a Monday however Q and his crew robbed the store on a Saturday so the date should of been April 6th. See more »

Quotes

Q: Bishop, you're crazy!
Bishop: You know what? Last time you said that, I was kinda trippin', right? But now, you're right. I am crazy. And you know what else? I don't give a fuck. I don't give a fuck about you. I don't give a fuck about Steel. I don't give a *fuck* about Raheem, either. I don't give a fuck about myself. Look, I ain't shit. And you less of a man than me, so as soon as I figure you ain't gon be shit, *pow*! So be it. You remember that, motherfucker. 'Cause I'm the one you need to be ...
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Connections

Spoofed in Beetlejuice 2 (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Uptown Anthem
Written by Vin Rock (as V. Brown), Anthony 'Treach' Criss (as A. Criss), DJ Kay Gee (as K. Gist)
Performed by Naughty By Nature (as Naughty by Nature)
Produced by Naughty By Nature
Courtesy of Tommy Boy/Warner Bros. Records Inc.
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Classic film about friends
22 October 2001 | by See all my reviews

Juice is a classic film about four friends and the chocies they make and the consquences. The cast all give memorable performances in particular Tupac Shakur as Bishop. The film also features a young Omar Epps. The soundtrack is also one of the best soundtracks ever made for a hip hop film. I love this movie.


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