Things come to a head shortly after in the parking lot of a corner store when Toothpick rolls up in his convertible with his friends on the verge of killing Ashtray and Loc Dog in a drive-by that's only prevented when Loc Dog threatens to fire the nuclear warhead he keeps in the back of his truck. Everitt as The Man, a pale white man with red hair and glasses, who systematically robs a while the Korean owners are keeping a close, racist eye on Ashtray and Loc Dog and completely ignore his crimes. One of the lead characters gets a shy girl drunk before having sex; she turns monstrous and eager to have sex. Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood is at its best and most timeless when the humor transcends the genre of the movies it's parodying. Makes fun of the heavy-handed messages often contained in these movies, but also uses satire to make pointed comments about the lack of positive African-American female roles in movies like these and overall. Screenplay, Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Phil Beauman. Based on Abby the 1974 blaxploitation horror film about a woman who is possessed by an African sex spirit.
The quartet decides to get protection from their friend Old School. Meanwhile, Ashtray and Loc Dog's Grandma ride to church and another elderly woman disses her, resulting in a breakdancing contest that Grandma wins. Starring, in alphabetical order: Chris Spencer, Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Suli McCullough, Tracey Cherelle Jones Don't Be A Menace - I Want to Leave the Hood With You Ashtray changes his mind about Dashiki and his situation. Tensions continue to escalate between Toothpick's and Ashtray's posses, and Ashtray wants nothing more than to survive the impending shootout and take Dashiki and her children with him out of the hood. As for the rest, some of it depends on your taste in humor, and some of it simply hasn't aged well.
It peaked at 18 on the and 3 on the. How do parodies like Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood mine comedy out of popular movies, in terms of characters, scenes, and dialogue? Someone from Toothpick's posse threatens Ashtray, Loc Dog, Preach, and Crazy Legs. Will Ashtray keep living the straight life or will he join up with Loc Dog's gangsta homeboys? In this scene: Ashtray Shawn Wayans , Dashiki Tracey Cherelle Jones , Loc Dog Marlon Wayans , Crazy Legs Suli McCullough , Preach Chris Spencer Don't Be A Menace - A Lesson from Loc Dog Ashtray reunites with the guys from the neighborhood for a lesson in surviving in the hood. From block parties and beepers to high tops and high-powered weapons, it's everything that's funny about growing up in the hood - the Wayans Brothers' neighborhood, that is. Starring, in alphabetical order: Chris Spencer, Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Suli McCullough, Tracey Cherelle Jones. At a party, Tray falls hard for Dashiki, a woman with several kids from different fathers. Executive producers, Mark Burg, Dan Genetti.
Similar to , the film spoofs a number of , , such as , , , , , , , , , and most prominently , and. Ashtray visits Dashiki where they engage in and Dashiki immediately claims he has impregnated her. . Dashiki agrees to give Tray another try and they decide to leave the hood as planned. Produced by Keenen Ivory Wayans, Eric L. He pulls a gun on Ashtray after losing a video game.
A white sniper shoots and kills an African-American college student starting his first day. From block parties and beepers to high tops and high-powered weapons, it's everything that's funny about growing up in the 'hood'. Movie satirizes dramas from the 1990s that attempted to realistically portray life in the inner city for African-Americans. Sister Williams as Vivian 'Rappin' Granny' Smallwood. Pic benefits most from its genial, capable cast. As he has Ashtray pinned against his squad car, he goes on and on about how much he hates black people and anything black. Toothpick and his gang then flee the scene.
The movie was met with a negative response from critics. A standoff between rival gangs brandishing weapons ends when one of the lead characters opens the back of his truck to reveal a nuclear warhead. The film was released in the United States on January 12, 1996. Preach and Dashiki find Ashtray hurt and he regains consciousness and kisses Dashiki. Based on Tre Styles from , Bobby Johnson from South Central, and Caine Lawson from.
As such, exaggeration permeates the movie in every form, and is the source of much of the comedy. One of the characters dies from smoking marijuana -- going into convulsions and foaming at the mouth as if he has taken a stronger drug. From block parties and beepers to high tops and high-powered weapons, it's everything that's funny about growing up in the hood - the Wayans Brothers' neighborhood, that is. Recurring joke of how the woman who is the love interest has slept with all the men in the neighborhood. As Loc and Toothpick continue to exchange gunfire, Grandma pops out of the dumpster and shoots Toothpick's car. The stock characters this movie is parodying are on full display: trigger-happy gangbangers, Korean immigrant owners of corner stores who don't trust their African-American customers, women in the neighborhood who sleep around and have several children from several different fathers, police brutality.
In a gag that the father of the lead character is a few years younger than his son, the father asks his son to read him a bedtime story; the son reads a sex story from a pornographic magazine while the father is in bed masturbating under the blankets. Crew: Camera Deluxe color , Russ Brandt; editor, William Young, Marshall Harvey; music, John Barnes; production design, Aaron Osborne; art direction, Reiko Kobayashi; costumes, Valari Adams; sound Dolby , Dave Eichhorn; soundtrack executive producer, Hiriam Hicks; associate producer, Cristal Rivera-Mitchell; assistant directors, Frank Davis, Steve Tramz; second-unit director, Jim Goldthwait; casting, Robi Reed-Humes, Tony Lee, Andrea Reed. He drives a delivery truck which is loaded in the back with ballistics, including a nuclear weapon. Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood Production: A Miramax release of an Island Pictures presentation of an Ivory Way production. Talk of sex in prison. The film's title borrows phrases from some of those films, and some of the actors who starred in those movies appear in the film, in some cases appearing in similar roles or scenes as the films being parodied.
Tray gets an education about life on the streets from his psychotic, gun-toting cousin Loc Dog, Preach, and Crazy Legs. He starts to learn the ways of the streets from his gun-toting cousin Loc Dog , as well as friends Preach and Crazy Legs. Gun violence is shown and parodied; however, the scene in which a white sniper shoots and kills an African-American student starting his first day of college feels way too real and far less funny in light of so many mass shootings. In another a scene, the lead character reads a bedtime story to his father who appears to be younger than him ; it's a sex story from a pornographic magazine that he reads while the teen boy masturbates under the blankets. Coming rather late on the heels of the movies it sends up, pic bodes to do little more than score a quick drive-by on urban auds. Based on Furious Styles from Boyz n the Hood. There's a lot of humor in sight gags and exaggeration that almost reaches the gut laughs of a parody like.