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Menace II Society (1993)

R
97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A young street hustler attempts to escape the rigors and temptations of the ghetto in a quest for a better life.
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Directors
Albert Hughes (as The Hughes Brothers) | Allen Hughes (as The Hughes Brothers)
Writers
Allen Hughes (story) | Albert Hughes (story) | Tyger Williams (story) (screenplay)
Producer
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Quincy Jones III (as QD III)
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Budget
$ 3,500,000
Gross (USA)
$ 27,900,000
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Release date
May 26, 1993 (United States)

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June Kyoto Lu
Grocery Store Woman (as June Kyoko Lu) Grocery Store Woman (as June Kyoko Lu)   See fewer
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Brandon Hammond
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James Pickens Jr.
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Saafir
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Ian Davids
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Alvin Mears
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Robert Gonzales
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Martin Davis
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Erin Wiley Sands
Ilena (as Erin Leshawn Wiley) Ilena (as Erin Leshawn Wiley)   See fewer
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Charles S. Dutton
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Charles J. Grube
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Samuel Monroe Jr.
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Robert Gatewood
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Karolyn Grimes
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7.5 / 10 | 45,338 votes