Generally favorable reviews - based on 19 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 15 out of 19
  2. Negative: 1 out of 19
  1. Because the society in Menace II Society is boxed in sociologically, the picture (for all its strengths) is boxed in esthetically. Already, this genre is beginning to seem as much a victim as the victims it portrays.
User Score

Universal acclaim- based on 25 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 8
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 8
  3. Negative: 1 out of 8
  1. Oct 4, 2012
    this movie is great here's some point about the movie : Menace II Society: is a hood film and the directorial debut of twin brothers Allen and Albert Hughes. It follows the life of a hoodlum named Caine Lawson and his close friends. The film gained notoriety for its scenes of violence, profanity, and drug-related content. Menace II Society was critically Full Review »
  2. KeithP
    Sep 15, 2009
    This is an great film. I give this movie an A+.
  3. EMael
    Feb 13, 2006
    The best film that accurately presents what goes down in today