Nick's wife's in bed with his boss. He later gets a gun to his head by a carjacker but steps on the gas pedal. They end up friends after adventures together - holdups, burglary, reckless driving, revenge etc. Twists follow.
John C. McGinley
Though it's been about twenty years since they have spoken with one another, two estranged soul-singing legends agree to participate in a reunion performance at the Apollo Theater to honor their recently deceased band leader.
Bounty hunter Bucum chases bail-jumper Reggie, who runs right into the scene of a diamond heist and murder and gets shot at as well. Later they become partners in their pursuit of the $20M in diamonds and lottery ticket. Their women join.
An aimless young man who is scalping tickets, gambling, and drinking, agrees to coach a Little League team from the Cabrini Green housing project in Chicago as a condition of getting a loan from a friend.
"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
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Dashiki's home address is 6969 Penetration Avenue, a comment on her promiscuity. Loc Dog's address is 187 Drive By Boulevard. See more »
When Toothpick and his gang are leaving the confrontation with Loc Dog and Ashtray at the "40's & 9's" store, they drive in reverse in a Pontiac GTO. However, you hear a gear change - Pontiac GTO's didn't come with two or more reverse speeds. See more »
Having a gun doesn't give you any power. You wanna know where the real power is?
In the bullets!
No! In The books! See, Doo Rag, your mind - it is like a gun, and you wanna load it up with little... bitty... bullets... of knowledge.
[as a baby in a crib]
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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 »
The Unrated version contains the following alternate scenes: Loc Dog's chat with the thug chick at the barbecue is extended; After Ashtray is released from jail Loc Dog, Preach and Crazy Legs play a game of Po'Nopoly; Loc Dog's dream is shown at the Old School scene; During Toothpick's drive by, instead of Ashtray running away he tries to save Dashiki, making more sense why he is suddenly lying on the ground; When grandma is said to have the "juice", she chops the guy's head off and puts it in her purse, referring to 'Dead Presidents'. See more »
Let's Lay Together
Written by R. Kelly
Zomba Songs, Inc./R. Kelly Publishing Inc. (administered by Zomba Songs Inc.) (BMI)
Performed by The Isley Brothers
Produced by R. Kelly
The Isley Brothers appear courtesy of Island Records, Inc.
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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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