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

1996

Action / Comedy / Crime

26
Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Rotten 29%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Upright 81%
IMDb Rating 6.6 10 42819

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Cast

Vivica A. Fox as Ashtray's Mother
Marlon Wayans as Loc Dog
Bernie Mac as Officer Self Hatred
Omar Epps as Malik
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1hr 29 min
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1hr 29 min
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by joswalt 8 / 10

Hits more often than it misses

Shawn and Marlon Wayans, along with director Paris Barclay, have created a very humorous satire of the flood of films recently dealing with African-American life in the ghettos of inner-cities of America. "Boyz in the Hood" and "Menace II Society" are among the films at which the Wayans brothers poke fun. "Don't be a Menace..." follows the story of Ashtray(Shawn Wayans) as he wades through a series of episodes in Barclay's "hood." He lives with his father, who is "only a couple of years older than him." Among the lessons his father teaches him are: "No smokin' my shit, no drinkin' my shit, and if you bring any of them hos up in here, make sure I fuck 'em first", and (drinking and driving)"That shit is fun, man!" No stereotype or politically-correct boundary is too sacred for the Wayans brothers to poke fun at. Some of the jokes hit, some miss, and the fun will definitely be increased by those who have seen the films that "Don't Be A Menace..." frequently jests. Not extremely culturally-important fare, but a good laugh, nonetheless.

Reviewed by gridoon2018 5 / 10

Intermittently funny, but too long

This spoof of early-1990s "hood" movies is like an R-rated "Naked Gun" - on crack. It's sometimes funny and clever (I liked the gag of father and son being the same age (!), or the raining autumn leaves), other times vulgar and witless. And it's too long (a full 90 minutes) for this kind of plot-less parody. The title may be the best joke of them all! ** out of 4.

Reviewed by Predrag 8 / 10

"Hey grandma, you've got the juice now."

This is a highly understated comedy film. It has to be one of the funniest comedies I have seen, taking a humorous view of life in the 'hood' it is a spoof of the dramas such as 'Boys in the hood' and you may find it to be similar to the 'Friday' series starring Ice Cube (but funnier!). The famously funny Wayans brothers star in this film as Ash Tray and Loc Dog, both trying to work their way out of the hood. But whilst doing this they come across many extraordinary characters, 'Toothpick' a hardened regular jail goer (who is confused about his sexuality), Grandma who rides in LoLo's, break-dances and fights with Ash Tray, and also a women with seven kids.

Marlon Wayans really came into his own in this one. He really showed his true comedic and acting abilities in this and made sure that every moment in this movie had a laugh in every scene. This was the starting point and the staple of how bad they were going to make fun of other movies (Scary Movie and Scary Movie 2). Not much of a plot, but it's the comedy is there, and it's a must see for all comedy fans of whacky zaney parody movies. And even if you don't know what there parodying, it still holds up being funny!

Overall rating: 8 out of 10.

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