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Menace II Society (1993)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $27,731,527Details
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  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,816 $27,731,527
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,701-3,800) 3,794 $27,731,527
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies (Rank 801-900) 894 $27,731,527
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,189 $27,731,527

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Movie Details

Production Budget:$3,500,000
Domestic Releases: May 26th, 1993 (Limited) by New Line
MPAA Rating: R for strong violence, drug use and language.
R for strong bloody violence, drug use and pervasive language (Director's Cut)
Running Time: 97 minutes
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Keywords: African-American
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Katja Productions
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Memorial Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 182 $8,319,216 May 28, 1993 5
Memorial Day (Opening, 3-Day) 84 $3,839,638 May 28, 1993 5
Memorial Day (Opening, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 82 $8,319,216 May 28, 1993 5
Never Wide Domestic 40 $27,731,527 May 26, 1993 0

Leading Cast


Supporting Cast

Jada Pinkett Smith    Ronnie
Bill Duke    Detective
Charles S. Dutton    Mr. Butler
Larenz Tate    O-Dog
Arnold Johnson    Grandpapa
MC Eiht    A-Wax
Marilyn Coleman    Grandmama
Vonte Sweet    Sharif
Clifton Powell    Chauncy
Glenn Plummer    Pernell
Pooh Man    Doc
Julian Roy Doster    Anthony
June Kyoko Lu    Grocery Store Woman
Toshi Toda    Grocery Store Man
Anthony Johnson    Tony
Brandon Hammond    Five-year Old Caine
Reginald Ballard    Clyde
Khandi Alexander    Karen Lawson
Eugene Lee    Man
James Pickens, Jr.    Man
Nancy Cheryl Davis    Teacher
Saafir Saafir    Harold Lawson
Ryan Williams    Stacy
Cynthia Calhoun    Jackee
Garen Holman    Junior
Joy Matthews    Nurse #1
Todd Anthony Shaw    Lew-Loc
Christopher M. Brown    Lloyd
Stacy Arnell    Deena
Dwayne Barnes    Basehead
Ian Davids    Insurance Man
Alvin Mears    K9 Police Officer
Robert R. Gonzalez    Car Dealer
Martin Davis    Car-jack Victim
Erin Leshawn Wiley    Ilena
Charles J. Grube    Officer Fassel
Mike Kelly    Officer Gadd
Rolando Molina    Vato
Clifton Gonzalez Gonzalez    Vato
Tony Valentino    Vato
Danny Villarreal    Vato
Yo Yo    Girl at Party
Samuel Monroe Jr.    Ilena's Cousin

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Production and Technical Credits

Tyger Williams    Screenwriter
Allen Hughes    Story Creator
Albert Hughes    Story Creator
Tyger Williams    Story Creator
Darin Scott    Producer
Kevin Moreton    Executive Producer
Penny Barrett    Production Designer
Christopher Koefoed    Editor
QD III    Composer
Lisa Rinzler    Director of Photography
Allen Hughes    Co-Producer
Albert Hughes    Co-Producer
Tyger Williams    Co-Producer
Michael Bennett    Line Producer
Tyrone L. Mason    Assistant Director
Leon Dudevoir    Unit Production Manager
Adel A. Mazen    Set Decorator
Frank Ceglia    Special Effects Supervisor
Sylvia Vega-Vasquez    Costume Designer
Guillermo Perez    Costume Supervisor
Veda Campbell    Sound Mixer
Ken Teaney    Re-recording Mixer
Scott Ganary    Re-recording Mixer
Tony Sereno    Re-recording Mixer
Steven D. Williams    Supervisor
Tim Gedemer    Sound Effects Editor
Lance Brown    Sound Effects Editor
David Farmer    Sound Effects Editor
Cathie Speakman    Dialogue Editor
Jim Brookshire    Dialogue Editor
John LaSalandra    Music Editor
Kim D. Davis    Make up
Bonnie Greenberg    Music Supervisor
Jill Meyers    Music Supervisor
Tony Lee    Casting Director
Ousaun Elam    Stunt Coordinator

The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits.

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1993/05/28 7 $3,839,638   464 $8,275   $4,583,676 1
1993/06/04 9 $3,305,770 -14% 513 $6,444   $9,002,755 2
1993/06/11 6 $2,634,648 -20% 540 $4,879   $12,861,517 3
1993/06/18 9 $2,015,097 -24% 570 $3,535   $15,922,015 4
1993/06/25 9 $1,769,776 -12% 581 $3,046   $18,605,731 5
1993/07/02 10 $1,646,064 -7% 552 $2,982   $20,873,934 6

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1993/05/28 7 $4,952,947   464 $10,674   $5,696,985 2
1993/06/04 9 $4,529,884 -9% 513 $8,830   $10,226,869 3
1993/06/11 6 $3,680,049 -19% 540 $6,815   $13,906,918 4
1993/06/18 9 $2,929,037 -20% 570 $5,139   $16,835,955 5
1993/06/25 7 $2,391,915 -18% 581 $4,117   $19,227,870 6