Menace II Society

Menace II Society

Tyrin Turner
Director: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes Cast: Tyrin Turner
Tyrin Turner
, Jada Pinkett Smith
Jada Pinkett Smith
Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes,

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This debut offering from twin brothers Albert and Allen Hughes was one of the most critically-acclaimed urban crime films to appear in the wake of John Singleton's influential Boyz N the Hood. Set in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles, the film is narrated by 18-year-old Caine (Tyrin Turner), a drug dealer and car thief who lives with his religious grandparents. After graduating from high school, Caine shows no ambition beyond hanging out with his friends, so his grandparents kick him out. Among his other troubles are his best friend O-Dog (Larenz Tate), a vicious thug hunted by the police, and the friends and family of the girl Caine got pregnant and then turned his back on. Perhaps the lone positive influence in his sphere is Ronnie (Jada Pinkett), a single parent struggling to raise her young son without the boy falling prey to the 'hood mentality. When their friendship becomes a love affair, Ronnie tries desperately to convince Caine to move with her to Atlanta.

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Product Details

Release Date: 11/23/2021
UPC: 0715515266314
Original Release: 1993
Rating: R
Source: Criterion Collection
Time: 1:37:00
Format: Blu-ray
Sales rank: 7

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Tyrin Turner Caine Lawson
Jada Pinkett Smith Ronnie
Vonte Sweet Sharif
Larenz Tate O-Dog
Ryan Williams Stacy
Samuel L. Jackson Tat Lawson
Charles S. Dutton Mr. Butler
Glenn Plummer Pernell
Bill Duke Detective
Julian Roy Doster Anthony
Toshi Toda Grocery Store Man
Anthony Johnson Tony
Brandon Hammond Five year old Caine
Reginald Ballard Clyde
Khandi Alexander Karen Lawson
Eugene Lee Man 1
Nancy Cheryl Davis Teacher
Marilyn Coleman Grandmama
Arnold Johnson Grandpapa
Clifton Powell Chauncey
Christopher M. Brown Lloyd
Robert Gonzales Car Dealer
Mike Kelly Officer Gadd
Rolando Molina Vato 1
Clifton Gonzalez Gonzalez Vato 2
Tony Valentino Vato3
Yo-Yo Girl at Party
James Pickens Man
Chad Dowdell White Guy in Street (uncredited)
Saafir Actor

Technical Credits
Albert Hughes Director,Co-producer,Screenwriter
Allen Hughes Director,Co-producer,Screenwriter
Penny Barrett Production Designer
Michael Bennett Producer
Frank Ceglia Special Effects
Bonnie Greenberg Musical Direction/Supervision
Christopher Koefoed Editor
Jill Meyers Musical Direction/Supervision
Kevin Moreton Executive Producer
QDIII Score Composer
Lisa Rinzler Cinematographer
Darin Scott Producer
Sylvia Vega-Vasquez Costumes/Costume Designer
Tyger Williams Co-producer,Screenwriter

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