Loc Dog and Ashtray get harassed in a Korean store by the owners and Loc Dog shoots at the owners when a remark is made about his mother. A white sniper shoots and kills an African-American college student starting his first day. This arouses jealousy in Toothpick, a recently paroled gang member. The actress credits her Brown University acting coach Jim Barnhill with helping her develop her craft. 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.
What is the difference between parody and satire? The two are then confronted by 'The Man' a mysterious white, government figure who kills the Koreans and tosses them his gun to frame them and leaves. It is unknown what happened after this. 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. We follow Ashtray as he returns to the place he grew up in and meet his father and his basket-case friends. Pic benefits most from its genial, capable cast.
In a parody of Stand by Me, four kids find a dead body -- it's an Elvis impersonator. One of the lead characters gets a shy girl drunk before having sex; she turns monstrous and eager to have sex. Based on Ferris from Boyz n the Hood. In other words, while it's safe to give the Wayans the benefit of the doubt that they're obviously not making fun of welfare recipients, stronger and more thoughtful humor might have been employed instead of fridges with blocks of clearly labeled government cheese. References to drinking 40s and smoking blunts are also beyond played-out by this point. 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. This parody has moments that are still hilarious decades after its initial release.
A woman finds Toothpick who turns out to be his mother and beats him with his shoe for stealing from her in the past afterwards Toothpick and his gang are arrested. This tactic fails as Toothpick performs another drive-by and Crazy Legs is injured. He drives a delivery truck which is loaded in the back with ballistics, including a nuclear weapon. You know there ain't no positive black females in these movies. It peaked at 18 on the and 3 on the. The film was released in the United States on January 12, 1996.
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. Loc Dog knocks him out as he and Preach proceed to stomp him, flattening him literally. Based on Tre Styles from and Caine Lawson from. At a party, Tray falls hard for Dashiki, a woman with several kids from different fathers. With Crazy Legs hospitalized, himself and Loc Dog being arrested, and the Korean store shooting, Tray decides to confront Dashiki and be the father. He starts to learn the ways of the streets from his gun-toting cousin Loc Dog , as well as friends Preach and Crazy Legs.
While proceeding to have sex with her, she morphs into a demonic version of herself and proceeds to force Loc Dog to have sex with her. The movie was met with a negative response from critics. Meanwhile, Ashtray and Loc Dog's Grandma ride to church and another elderly woman disses her, resulting in a breakdancing contest that Grandma wins. Based on Abby the 1974 blaxploitation horror film about a woman who is possessed by an African sex spirit. As such, exaggeration permeates the movie in every form, and is the source of much of the comedy. The kid rolls his eyes as Ashtray lectures him about the values of education.
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. . Co-executive producers, Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans. 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. One of the characters dies from smoking marijuana -- going into convulsions and foaming at the mouth as if he has taken a stronger drug.
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. 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 an extended scene, the lead character and his love interest engage in absurd foreplay involving various food items and condiments. From block parties and beepers to high tops and high-powered weapons, it's everything that's funny about growing up in the 'hood'. 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. Ice cream truck driver held up at gunpoint.