Get the Menace II Society Ridin T Shirt . Menace II Society (pronounced Menace to Society) is a 1993 American teen hood drama film directed by Allen and Albert Hughes in their film directorial debut. It stars Tyrin Turner, Jada Pinkett, Larenz Tate and Samuel L. Jackson. The film is set in Watts, Los Angeles, and follows the life of a young man named Kaydee “Caine” Lawson and his close friends. It gained notoriety for its scenes of violence, profanity and drug-related content. It also received positive reviews for its realistic portrayal of urban violence and powerful underlying messages.
Get the Menace II Society Ridin T Shirt . The film begins with Kaydee “Caine” Lawson and his best friend Kevin “O-Dog” Anderson entering a liquor store to buy some malt liquor, where a Korean cashier and his wife rush them to pay for their drinks and leave. After their purchase, the cashier insults O-Dog by saying that he feels sorry for his mother. Offended, O-Dog briefly argues with the cashier, then kills him and his wife with his gun, takes the surveillance tape, robs the clerk’s wallet and the cash register, and flees the store with Caine.
Get the Menace II Society Ridin T Shirt . In a flashback, it is revealed that Caine’s father was a drug dealer who was killed in a drug deal gone wrong when Caine was 10, and that his mother was a heroin addict who died of a drug overdose. This led to Caine being raised by his grandparents in the crime-ridden Jordan Downs housing projects.
Get the Menace II Society Ridin T Shirt . O-Dog proudly shows off the surveillance tape to his admiring friends, much to Caine’s annoyance. Later, as Caine and his cousin Harold are on their way from a party, they are carjacked, resulting in Harold being shot and killed and Caine being wounded. O-Dog learns of the carjackers’ whereabouts and he, Caine, and their friend A-Wax, an OG, hunt them down together and kill them in retaliation for Harold’s death.
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