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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

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

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12 January 1996 (USA)  »

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Don't Be a Menace  »

Box Office

Budget:

$3,800,000 (estimated)

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$39,255,889 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Leonette Scott (Flashback Girl), spoofs her own character (Tisha) in Boyz n the Hood (1991). See more »

Goofs

When Crazy Legs' wheelchair gets hit by the drive-by bullet you can hear him scream as he is starting to roll down the ramp, but his mouth is not open. See more »

Quotes

Ashtray: Loc Dog was America's worst nightmare, raised in a house with three generations of hopelessness, poverty... and profanity.
Loc Dog's Mom: Loc Dogg, turn that loud ass mothafuckin music down, you wakin up the fuckin babies, mothafucka. This still my mothafuckin house, mothafucka...
Loc Dog's Mom: Who tha fuck is that on my porch?
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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 Body of Evidence (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Don't Give Up
Written by Stanley Brown (as S. Brown), Donald Lawrence (as D. Lawrence)
Stan Brown Music/Songs by D. Publishing
Admin. by Crystal Aire Publishing (BMI)
Performed by The Island Inspirational All-Stars featuring Kirk Franklin and The Family,
Hezekiah Walker and The Fellowship Choir, Donald Lawrence and The Tri-City Singers & Karen Clark Sheard (as Karen Clark-Sheard)
Produced by Stanley Brown
Co-Produced by Donald Lawrence
Kirk Franklin and The Family appear courtesy of Gospocentric Records
Hezekiah Walker and The Fellowship Choir appear courtesy of Benson Records
(P) 1995 Island Records, Inc., a PolyGram Company
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23 July 2000 | by (North Carolina) – See all my reviews

This movie is wonderful. It points out all of the absurdities of the earlier 'hood movies. You need to have seen most of the movies being parodied in order to see the true depth of the humor in this movie.

Absolutely one of my favorite light comedies with "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka" and "Half Baked". I can't put it in a category with "Airplane" because that is the standard by which all other parodies are measured.


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