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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Ashtray
... Loc Dog
... Dashiki
... Preach
Suli McCullough ... Crazy Legs
Darrel Heath ... Toothpick (as Darrell Heath)
... Loc Dog's Grandma
Isaiah Barnes ... Doo Rag
... Ashtray's Father (as Lahmard Tate)
... Mailman
... Dave the Crackhead
Craig Wayans ... Thug #1
... Birthday Boy Thug
Joe Scott ... Birthday Cake Boy (as Joe 'Nub' Scott)
... 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)  »

Also Known As:

Don't Be a Menace  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,800,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$20,109,115
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| (2005 unrated)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Damon Wayans was the only member of the Wayans family not to appear in the film. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where four guys pull up in a BMW pointing guns at Ashtray and Loc dog while they were standing behind the mail truck, Loc dog points his gun at them. The guys in the BMW take off in reverse. You can hear the car changing gears. No car changes gears in reverse. See more »

Quotes

Ashtray: [Drunk Party Girl downs whole bottle of alcohol] Damn girl you need to slow down.
Drunk Party Girl: You ain't my daddy... You ain't payin' none of my bills... Mind ya business... Ooh, this my song
[falls and faints to the ground]
Drunk Party Girl: .
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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 »


Soundtracks

Freak It Out
Written by Doug E. Fresh (as D. Davis), B. Moody, Luther Campbell (as L. Campbell)
Frankie Cutlass (as F. Malaze)
Performed by Doug E. Fresh featuring Luther Campbell (as Luke)
Entertaining Music, Inc./B. Moody/Pac Jam Publishing/Cutlass Music (BMI)
Produced by Frankie Cutlass
Co-Produced by Doug E. Fresh, Barry B & Shim Sham
Doug E. Fresh appears courtesy of Gee Street/Island Records Ltd.
(P) 1995 Island Records Ltd.
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Excellently funny, not to be missed
14 October 1999 | by See all my reviews

This film is one of the best spoof films i have seen in a while. The Wanyes brothers bring their unique comedy style to a great comedy. i suppose you have to have seen all of the films which they are making fun of to fully appreciate the comedy but once you have seen Menace II Society, Boyz 'n' the Hood, Friday And Higher Learning you will want to watch this film over and over again


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