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1 hr. 24 min.

Plot Summary
Barely employed Manhattanite Joe (David Krumholtz) agrees to a green-card marriage to Frenchwoman Annabelle (Clara Bellar). The newlyweds struggle to find an apartment on his meager salary, and settle on a unit in a shabby tenement building on a block where Joe's deceased grandparents once lived. Trouble begins when the neighbors name Joe head of the tenants association -- and promptly recruit him to escort wild-eyed Nuyorican prizefighter Carlos DeJesus (Paul Calderon) from the premises.

Cast: David Krumholtz , Clara Bellar , Paul Calderon , Jon Budinoff , Cliff Gorman , Damian Young , Heather Burns , Otto Sanchez

Director: Alan Taylor

Genres: Drama

Kill the Poor (2003)

Release Date: January 6th, 2006|1 hr. 24 min.

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  • 63
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    If you know there's so such place as Avenue E in the East Village, or if you've ever taken a bath in your kitchen, this one's for you. show more

  • 50
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Sort of a poor man's "Rent" - minus the music and the AIDS - and much blander than the title would have you expect. show more

  • 42
    Lisa Schwarzbaum Entertainment Weekly

    As an overwrought, overacted drama, Kill the Poor is negligible. show more

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