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Menace II Society Quotes

Menace II Society is a television show that was first aired in 1970 . Menace II Society completed its run in 1970.

It features Darin Scott as producer, Quincy Jones III in charge of musical score, and Lisa Rinzler as head of cinematography.

Menace II Society is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Menace II Society is 97 minutes long. Menace II Society is distributed by New Line Cinema.

The cast includes: Tyrin Turner as Caine, Larenz Tate as O-Dog, Dwayne L. Barnes as Basehead, MC Eiht as A-Wax, Bill Duke as Detective, Samuel L. Jackson as Tat Lawson, Julian Roy Doster as Man, Glenn Plummer as Pernell, Martin Davis as Car-jack Victim, Charles S. Dutton as Mr. Butler, Julian Roy Doster as Tony, Clifton Powell as Chauncy, Erin Leshawn Wiley as Ilena, Vonte Sweet as Sharif, Cynthia Calhoun as Jackee, and Jada Pinkett Smith as Ronnie.

Menace II Society Quotes

Tyrin Turner as Caine

  • (Grandpapa) "Now what I want to talk to you two about is the trouble that you've been getting into. Boys, the Lord didn't put you here to be shooting and killing each other. It's right there in the Bible, Exodus 20:13: '"Thou shall not kill.'"
  • (Tyrin Turner) "Grandpa, I ain't never killed nobody."
  • (Grandpapa) "Oh, I doubt that. And Kevin, I've heard stories about you."
  • (Larenz Tate) "Sir, I don't think God really cares too much about us, or he wouldn't have put us here. I mean, look where we stay at. It's all f***ed; It's messed up around here."
  • (Tyrin Turner) "My grandpops was always coming at us with that religion, and every time it would go in one ear and out the other."
  • (Grandpapa) "Caine, do you care whether you live or die?"
  • (Tyrin Turner) "I don't know."
  • (Tyrin Turner) "You going to Kansas with this fool?"
  • (Vonte Sweet) "Yeah, Caine. You should come too, man. I mean, you're not doing nothing out here but getting yourself in a lot of trouble. I know your grandmother would be happy."
  • (Tyrin Turner) "s***, I ain't going no place."
  • (Tyrin Turner) "My father sold dope and my mother was a heroin addict. Moms and Pops were real popular in the neighborhood. They would always be giving parties for friends of theirs who just got out of jail or was on their way to jail. They only got married 'cause I was born. My pop sometimes worked as an electrician or a cab driver or a plumber, but his main job was selling drugs. Sometimes Mom would use 'em all up before he could even sell 'em. Then he'd have to beat her up. Growing up with parents like that, I heard a lot and I saw a lot. I caught on to the criminal life real quick. Instead of keeping me out of trouble, they turned me on to it."
  • (Tyrin Turner) "Went into the store just to get a beer. Came out an accessory to murder and armed robbery. It's funny like that in the hood sometimes. You never knew what was gonna happen, or when. After that I knew it was gonna be a long summer."
  • (Tyrin Turner) "My grandpa asked me one time if I care whether I live or die. Yeah I do. Now it's too late."
  • (Tyrin Turner) "I seen lotsa people killed before, but I ain't never done it myself. I mean, I never had a reason to. But when they killed my cousin, I knew I was gonna kill them."
  • (Tyrin Turner) "I thought killing those fools would make me feel good, but it really didn't make me feel anything. I just knew that I could kill somebody, and if I had to, I could do it again."
  • (Tyrin Turner) "First I get shot, then you're gonna drive me home? Somebody must want me to die."

Larenz Tate as O-Dog

  • (Grocery Store Man) "I feel sorry for your mother."
  • (Larenz Tate) "What'd you say about my mama?"

Bill Duke as Detective

  • (Bill Duke) "You know you done f***ed up, don't you? You know it, don't you? You know you done f***ed up."

Jada Pinkett Smith as Ronnie

  • (Jada Pinkett Smith) "You need to be glad that you graduated from high school, and that you're alive at eighteen, and you need to do something with yourself before you end up like he did."

Vonte Sweet as Sharif

  • (Vonte Sweet) "Come on now, get up from off your knees praying to that porcelain god, that white porcelain god."

Clifton Powell as Chauncy

  • (Insurance Man) "It's gotta be in excellent working condition, all right? Insurance company won't give you no money for a car that doesn't run. Ca-can you hang with this?"
  • (Clifton Powell) "Yeah, I'll hook you up. Be here tomorrow night at about, uh, about ten-thirty."
  • (Insurance Man) "I'm-I'm sorry. Did you? Are you sure you mean tomorrow night?"
  • (Clifton Powell) "D-d-do I stutter, motherf***er?"
  • (Insurance Man) "No, no problem. Tomorrow night. That's fine."
  • (Clifton Powell) "Did I stutter, motherf***er?"
  • (Insurance Man) "No, you're right."
  • (Clifton Powell) "What? You scared to come through this neighborhood at night, motherf***er? Huh?"
  • (Insurance Man) "No problem."
  • (Clifton Powell) "You ain't too scared to have a black man steal for your funky ass, are you?"
  • (Insurance Man) "You're right."
  • (Clifton Powell) "Man, get the f*** out of here? Don't bring your narrow ass up in here no more. Go on back to Westwood where you belong."
  • (Clifton Powell) "Hope you find your way down Compton Avenue, motherf***er."

Samuel L. Jackson as Tat Lawson

(We don't have any quotes for this character)

Glenn Plummer as Pernell

  • (Glenn Plummer) "It's been a long time, Caine. How you doin', man? How come you never come see me?"
  • (Tyrin Turner) "Man, I don't want to see you all caged up like some animal."
  • (Glenn Plummer) "Is that what you think? I'm a animal?"
  • (Tyrin Turner) "Nah --"
  • (Tyrin Turner) "When I was growin' up -- you was like my dad, man."
  • (Glenn Plummer) "Your letters -- in the beginning -- it got me through, young bra. Away from my girl, away from my baby, away from you. Go with Ronnie, Caine."
  • (Tyrin Turner) "Man, I ain't -- it ain't even --"
  • (Glenn Plummer) "I know the way she feels about you and that's cool. She's a good girl -- you know? And take care of my son. I can't do s*** for him in here. You teach him better than I taught you, man. Teach him the way we grew up was bulls***. A'ight?"
  • (Glenn Plummer) "Gimmie some."

Charles S. Dutton as Mr. Butler

  • (Charles S. Dutton) "Being a black man in America isn't easy. The hunt is on, and you're the prey. All I'm saying is -- All I'm saying is -- Survive. All right?"

Julian Roy Doster as Man

  • (Julian Roy Doster) "I told you I ain't got your money yet."
  • (Samuel L. Jackson) "The f*** you mean you ain't got my money yet? The f*** you mean you don't got my money yet ? You best pay me my motherf***in' money."
  • (Julian Roy Doster) "f*** you, jack. Who the f*** you think you is, motherf***in' Ron O'Neil? Talkin' bout I better pay you. You can suck my dick."

MC Eiht as A-Wax

  • (MC Eiht) "in an emergency room Give us a motherf***in' doctor."
  • (Nurse #1) "You'll have to fill out these forms first."
  • (Cynthia Calhoun) "Bitch, f*** the forms. We need a doctor. He's bleeding to death over there."

Erin Leshawn Wiley as Ilena

  • (Erin Leshawn Wiley) "I'm pregnant."
  • (Tyrin Turner) "Well, what the f*** you tellin' me for?"
  • (Erin Leshawn Wiley) "What? So you just gonna dog me?"
  • (Tyrin Turner) "It ain't mine."
  • (Erin Leshawn Wiley) "Look, you the only one I was with."
  • (Tyrin Turner) "Stop lying, alright? Besides, I had the jimmy on extra tight."

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