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The Tenants

R| 1 hr. 35 min.

Plot Summary
Harry Lesser (Dylan McDermott) lives in a decrepit apartment building and spends his days banging away at a typewriter in an attempt to finish his third novel. Willie Spearmint (Snoop Dogg), also a struggling novelist and an illegal squatter in the building, occasionally asks Henry's professional advice. Antagonism between the two men increases as each tries to finish his book before the other does.

Cast: Dylan McDermott , Snoop Dogg , Rose Byrne , Niki J. Crawford , Aldis Hodge , Laz Alonso , Seymour Cassel , Karimah Westbrook

Director: Danny Green

Genres: Drama, Mystery

Distributor: Millennium Films

The Tenants (2005)

Release Date: February 3rd, 2006|1 hr. 35 min.

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fan reviews ( 1 )
  • Unremittingly bleak and hopelessly outdated parable of American race relations. show more

  • Alternately tedious and bombastic, the film never achieves a consistent tone, and the characters and situations, while seemingly played on a realistic level, are neither remotely credible nor satisfyingly surreal. show more

  • Harry likes Willie's white girlfriend, played by the Australian actress Rose Byrne with a riveting, sad sexiness. So much screen time is devoted to the men that her part is underwritten, but there are novels in her eyes. show more

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  • January 27, 2014 barbara92341
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    Good Grief - if any movie would stir up any more racial hatred than this movie, I cannot imagine which one it could be. There is no way that a Beautiful White Jewish Girl is going to have a White Hating Racist Black man, jobless and without any personality or good looks as a boyfriend. No way!

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