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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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Jermaine 'Huggy' Hopkins ...
Steel (as Jermaine Hopkins)
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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
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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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In the Ghettos of Harlem you don't buy respect ...you earn 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  »

Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$20,146,880 (USA)
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Omar Epps and Ernest Dickerson both admitted that they had a crush on Cindy Herron. See more »

Goofs

When Bishop and "Q" are on the ground of the roof in the final fight scene, you can briefly see a foot of somebody else in the corner of the screen even though they are supposed to be alone on the rooftop. See more »

Quotes

Bishop: I'm letting you breathe, ain't I?
Steel: You can't even walk your own block, without getting fucked up by Radimez!
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Connections

Edited into Tupac: Resurrection (2003) 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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Hip Hop Classic
30 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Wow, the memories. This is one of my favorite hip hop flicks. I'm also a Tupac fan and I can honestly say when I first saw this movie.. I hated Tupac because he made the "bishop" character so real... A little too real.. Some say Pac's problems started after he made this film...That he was living out the character... Looking back on it now as I'm older I think the character helped him release some of the darkness in his past. I miss Tupac.. When I look at these watered down rappers ... i.e. 50 Cent.. and how he's still around.. It tells me people are attempted to fill the Pac void.. There will NEVER be another Pac.. Please believe it.. Anyway...I watched the move again recently and it's great the music and the vibe and movement of the film is gritty and honest. It really shows how small situations in the hood can become a big problems.. Pac was excellent and raw. Omar Epps was excellent as well.. I love the movie...It never gets old.

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