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Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996)

"Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking your Juice in the Hood" is a parody of several U.S. films about being in the 'Hood', for instance "Boyz n the Hood", "South Central", "... See full summary »

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Toothpick (as Darrell Heath)
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Loc Dog's Grandma
Isaiah Barnes ...
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Ashtray's Father (as Lahmard Tate)
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Mailman
Keith Morris ...
Dave the Crackhead
Craig Wayans ...
Thug #1
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Birthday Boy Thug
Joe Scott ...
Birthday Cake Boy (as Joe 'Nub' Scott)
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Mrs. Johnson
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"Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking your Juice in the Hood" is a parody of several U.S. films about being in the 'Hood', for instance "Boyz n the Hood", "South Central", "Menace II Society", "Higher Learning" and "Juice". We follow Ashtray as he returns to the place he grew up in and meet his father and his basket-case friends. Crazy stuff happens. For example, Ashtray is older than his father and his best friend Loc Dog's grandmother is a trigger-happy old lady who blames her eccentric-looking kid for not being tough enough. Written by Rune Dahl Fitjar <rfitjar@online.no>

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Finally, the movie that proves that Justice isn't always Poetic, Jungle Fever isn't always pretty, and Higher Learning can be a waste of time.

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Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

12 January 1996 (USA)  »

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Don't Be a Menace  »

Box Office

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$39,255,889 (USA)
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| (2005 unrated)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

A trailer for the film included the tagline, "It's the only movie released this year with fourteen words in its title" See more »

Goofs

When "The Man" shoots at the Asian couple in the convenience store, he is using a Beretta pistol. However, the pistol he tosses to Loc Dog is a Glock. See more »

Quotes

Driving Instructor: Hello. I'm Mr. Walker, your driving instructor. Fasten your seat belt, check your mirrors, let's begin.
[Ashtray driving]
Driving Instructor: Make a right, right here.
[a few moments later... ]
Driving Instructor: Make another left right here.
[a few moments later, in front of bank]
Driving Instructor: Park right here.
[Ashtray stops]
Driving Instructor: Wait here.
[Ashtray waits, gunshots heard in bank, alarm sounding, Mr. Walker runs back to car, points gun at Ashtray]
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Crazy Credits

Robert Schimmel is listed in the opening credits, yet he does not appear anywhere in the film, and is missing from the end credits. See more »

Connections

Spoofs RoboCop 3 (1993) See more »

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As Performed by Erick Sermon (E. Sermon)
Zomba Enterprises Inc./Erick Sermon Enterprises Inc. (administered by Zomba Enterprises Inc.) (ASCAP)
Performed by Erick Sermon
Produced by Erick Sermon for Funk Lord Productions
Erick Sermon appears courtesy of Rush Associated Labels Recordings
(P) 1996 Rush Associated Labels Recordings
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Pleasantly Surprised
18 August 1999 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Renting this movie I was expecting another comedy to the likes of "Class Act" "Booty Call" and "House Party", which were all great movies. But I got so much more.

This parody of movies such as "Menace II Society" Boyz N Da Hood" and "Dead Presidents" was funny as hell.

They really poke fun at themselves to the extreme, making fun of guns, booze and lets not forget the ladies.

I really enjoyed this, it was a movie where you could grab some popcorn lay back, switch your mind off and laugh non stop.


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