Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood Movie Review 1995

Information and Film Reviews for Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood the Movie

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Parody of "life in the hood" movies pokes fun at the attitudes and characters that are quickly becoming cliches in the genre. Shawn Wayans plays G-next-door Ashtray, sent by his mother to discover "what it is to be a man" from his father in South Central L.A. He hooks up with his homey Loc Dog (Marlon Wayans), a gun-crazed beer-swilling gangsta who packs a nuclear warhead. As the title implies, almost every major black film in recent memory is given the Wayans' drive-by treatment, with a majority of the plot lifted from "Boyz N the Hood." Fans of the TV series "In Living Color" will love this twisted look at ghetto life, but others may be offended.

Distribution

Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 500 S. Buena Vista St., Burbank, CA 91521-1120, Toll-free: 800-723-4763, URL: http://www.bvhe.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 88 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Satire & Parody, African America, Genre Spoofs, L.A., Urban Comedy
Screenplay
Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Phil Beauman
Cast
Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Tracey Cherelle Jones, Chris Spencer, Suli McCullough, Darrell Heath, Helen Martin, Isaiah Barnes, Lahmard Tate
Cinematography
Russ Brandt
Director
Paris Barclay
Music
John Barnes
Other
Keenen Ivory Wayans
Producer
Keenen Ivory Wayans, Eric Gold, Island Pictures, Miramax Films

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