Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood
Don't Be a Menace
Directed By Paris Barclay
Written By Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Phil Beauman
Cast Shawn Wayans, Vivica A. Fox, Marlon Wayans, Helen Martin
Produced By Keenen Ivory Wayans, Eric L. Gold
Film Editing By Marshall Harvey, William Young
Cinematography By Russ Brandt
Music By John Barnes

Ivory Way Productions, Island Pictures


United States



Release Date

January 12, 1996


89 Minutes

Rating R
Distributed By

Miramax Films

Budget $3,800,000
Gross $20,109,115



  • Shawn Wayans as Ashtray
  • Vivica A. Fox as Ashtray's Mother
  • Lahmard Tate as Ashtray's Father
  • Marlon Wayans as Loc Dog
  • Helen Martin as Grandma
  • Chris Spencer as Preach
  • Suli McCullough as Crazy Legs
  • Tracey Cherelle Jones as Dashiki
  • Isaiah Barnes as Doo Rag
  • Darrell Heath as Toothpick
  • Bernie Mac as Officer Self Hatred
  • Terri J. Vaughn as Keisha
  • Benjamin N. Everitt as The Man
  • Keith Morris as Dave the Crackhead
  • Keenen Ivory Wayans as The Mailman



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