Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood is a 1996 parody/comedy film that was directed by Paris Barclay, that was written by and starring Shawn Wayans and Marlon Wayans. The film was released on January 26, 1996.


Ashtray (Tray for short) is sent to live in the inner city to live with his father. Tray gets a education about the streets from his psychotic, gun-tooting cousin, Loc Dong, self-hater Preach and the cripple Crazy Legs.


  • Shawn Wayans as Ashtray
  • Marlon Wayans as Loc Dong
  • Lamard Tate as Ashtray's father
  • Vivica A. Fox as Ashtray's mother
  • Helen Martin as Grandma
  • Chris Spencer as Preach
  • Suli McCullough as Crazy Legs