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Menace II Society (1993) Movie Information

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Overall Rank:

709

Avg. Rating:

3.02/4

# of Ratings:

120

Genres:

Crime, Drama

Rating:

R

Language:

English

Theater Date:

05/26/1993

Director:

Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes

Actors:

Tyrin Turner
Larenz Tate
Samuel L. Jackson
Anthony Johnson
Glenn Plummer
Jada Pinkett Smith

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

Caine Lawson is a young man in an urban nightmare. Following his graduation, he tries to free himself from the violence and drugs in Watts, CA. -- Chris Kavan

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In simple terms; this is a poor man's Boyz in da Hood

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I thought this movie was very realistic, in fact, a little too realistic.

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"Menace II Society" by Yojimbo

Tyrin Turner stars as Caine, son of a drug dealer and junkie, raised by his grandparents in the projects and typical product of the 'hood. The Hughes brothers' film of life on the LA streets is one of the many released after the burgeoning mainstream popularity of hip hop in the early 1990s. It is a film with a message, namely that the same cycle of crime and violence is repeated through the mistakes of each generation and a youth without hope inevitably turns to crime as an "easy" way to escape poverty. The film is inevitably a little dated and there is a certain level of glamorization, the love scene in particular coming across as a chart R'n B video. The main flaw is in the fact that the characters are so self centred and obnoxious that it's difficult to care about them, but I guess th...

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