Best Hood Movie of the 90s: Menace II Society vs. Boyz N the Hood

Mar 29, 2010 @ 22:54
Damn this is a hard one. I think I'd give it to Boyz N the Hood because it launched so many careers and had so many stars in it. Cuba Gooding Jr., Angela Basset, Laurence Fishbourne, Ice Cube, Nia Long, Regina King and Morris Chestnut all starred in this movie. I can't name anyone from Menace II Society other than Lorenz Tate and what has he done lately?
Mar 29, 2010 @ 23:18
hmm good point but i kinda liked menace better

Melo Gang All Day

Mar 30, 2010 @ 00:47
Yeah I always liked Menace. That quote Caine said was epic.

"I keep myself so lifted I'm accustom to new heights."

Mar 30, 2010 @ 00:48
blood in blood out > menace > boyz n the hood
Mar 30, 2010 @ 00:58
Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood
Mar 30, 2010 @ 01:00
Cant relate with blood n blood out real good movie im half mexican but I fuck with menace. *no ism

Lurk'in Since 06

Mar 30, 2010 @ 01:08
I agree with Boyz. I mean, both are hood classics so it's hard. There are so many good ones too.
Mar 30, 2010 @ 01:52
Friday
Mar 30, 2010 @ 04:39
blood in blood out is indeed epic. one of my fav movies..

but as for the original question. i like menace a lot more.
Mar 30, 2010 @ 07:00
menace was good, same with boyz n da hood
new jersey drive was pretty underated
paid in full was 2000's but i loved that movie too
Mar 30, 2010 @ 10:25
Original Gangstas
Mar 30, 2010 @ 11:34
I've had this discussion so many times irl lmao. But in my opinion Boy N Da Hood is the better film because it's more emotionally investing, it really makes you sympathetic to the situation of the young black man in America and shows you first hand the trials and tribulations one has to go through to rise above that environment, when Ricky dies I swear to god it gets me every single time, like damn Ricky, WHYYYYYY!? But see on the flip side, Menace was like a war-report, it didn't really concern itself with too much grandiose social commentary, it was just straight up niiggas wildin out. Where Dough Boy was a thug with a heart of gold, O-Dogg was just a crazy mothafucka, he really didn't give a fuck about ANYTHING and neither did most of the characters in that movie so it like showed just the nihilism that becomes ingrained in people's minds after several generations in the ghetto.

idk, they're both classics

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Mar 30, 2010 @ 12:51
Id go with Boyz N the Hood.
Mar 30, 2010 @ 14:04
Original Gangstas


Haha. Such an entertaining movie.


Boyz for sure though.

narsha.narsha.narsha

Mar 30, 2010 @ 16:30
Menice II Society...more entertaining for me. Just a raw movie.
Mar 30, 2010 @ 17:01
Boyz N the Hood...

but being mexican - Blood In, Blood Out
Mar 30, 2010 @ 18:32
Menace II Society for sure...
Mar 30, 2010 @ 18:56
Don't be a Menace
Mar 30, 2010 @ 19:50
Boyz N Da Hood for sure
Apr 01, 2010 @ 01:10
I started watching Blood In Blood Out after hearing about it in this thread but i gave up. That movie is long as fuck! I made it up to when Miklo goes back to jail and quit.
Apr 01, 2010 @ 23:13
first time I saw Boyz N the Hood a tear went down my cheek, real talk.
Boyz N the Hood for sure.

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Apr 02, 2010 @ 03:33
^^ no bs, i was dumb young watching that shyt. and imma throw FRESH in the mix
Apr 05, 2010 @ 14:56
^^Also a good one..that scene where the little girl gets shot on the court =(.

"I keep myself so lifted I'm accustom to new heights."

Apr 05, 2010 @ 15:33
American History X
Apr 06, 2010 @ 02:50
South Central.

But Im'a go with Menace
Apr 06, 2010 @ 19:36
menace without a doubt
Apr 06, 2010 @ 22:06
New Jersey Drive, I seem to remember that being good when I was a young one.

narsha.narsha.narsha

Sep 05, 2010 @ 02:54
Boyz N the Hood was better overall
Sep 05, 2010 @ 08:37
New Jersey Drive, I seem to remember that being good when I was a young one.


I watched it again the other day. It's not as good as you remember...
Sep 05, 2010 @ 11:15
Menace... any others would start a necular hallocaust.
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