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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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Birthday Cake Boy (as Joe 'Nub' Scott)
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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)  »

Also Known As:

Don't Be a Menace  »

Box Office

Budget:

$3,800,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$20,109,115 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Dashiki's home address is 6969 Penetration Avenue, a comment on her promiscuity. Loc Dog's address is 187 Drive By Boulevard. See more »

Goofs

Ashtray's lips don't match the line "Ooh, that's pretty." See more »

Quotes

Doo Rag: What's up with them hoes tonight?
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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 Back to the Future (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

All the Things (Your Man Won't Do)
Written by Joe (as J. Thomas), Joshua Thompson (as J. Thompson), M. Williams
Fade 2 Black Music/Tallest Tree Music/Urban Agenda, Inc. and Joshua Thompson for Urban Agenda,
Inc.
Performed by Joe (as JOE)
Produced by Joe (as JOE) for Fade 2 Black Productions, Inc. & Urban Agenda, Inc. and Joshua Thompson for Urban Agenda,
Inc.
JOE appears courtesy of Fade 2 Black Productions, Inc.
(P) 1995 Island Records, Inc., a PolyGram Company
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Better than "Friday"
1 October 1999 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

This movie has the privelge of being better than the movie "Friday", it has taken the spot for top "ghetto" comedy movie ever. The story isn't what's great, but the acting an great spoofs of "serious ghetto movies" is! Making fun of many movies, "Don't Be A Menace..." takes a back seat to no comedy. A definite must see comedy.


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