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Harvard Man (2001)

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A basketball player strikes a deal with the mob to fix a basketball game.

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Alan Jensen
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Teddy Carter
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Andrew Bandolini
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Mario
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Storyline

College has always been a time for experimentation, sexual, cultural and otherwise. "Harvard Man" plays out against a background of love, sex, basketball, crime and experimentation. Action and philosophy in young people's quest to discover their true identity. Written by Anonymous

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Passion, Seduction, Deception


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for drug use, language and some strong sexuality | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

1 August 2001 (France)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$8,425 (USA) (17 May 2002)

Gross:

$56,007 (USA) (13 September 2002)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Rebecca Gayheart and Sarah Michelle Gellar star in this film and they also star in Scream 2 (1997) together. See more »

Goofs

In the final scene by the river, the mother calls the little boy by his real name (Brendan), and not by the character's name (Jonathan), as shown in the credits. See more »

Quotes

Chesney Cort: What's on the tape?
Kelly Morgan: Gangsters.
Chesney Cort: There's a shock the FBI's bugging gangsters, who's the target?
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Soundtracks

Italian Concerto, 3rd Movement
Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (as J.S. Bach)
Adapted and Arranged by Ryan Shore
Performed by Lee Musiker, piano
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The apocalypse
26 January 2007 | by (Russian Federation) – See all my reviews

If I were to express my true views of this film, it would not be allowed on the internet. Totally egregious, a travesty, a cinematic endeavour that has successfully set humanity back at least 30 years. I just can't understand what possibly possessed this guy to make this film, let alone for Buffy to star in it. Not to mention its racism. Evidently, black people don't go to harvard, but if they do, rest assured that they play basketball and carry guns!Besides the only two blacks in the film were a gun toting roommate and a nymphomaniac neighbourwith designs on the two white protagonists, all that was missing was to have them eat some fried chicken and have grills. I am lost for words. Let me use some pseudo-deep philosophy to ponder it, similarly to Kirkegaard, as would be said in the film. I really hope that as many people as possible watch this film and consider how its release was ever made possible. Honestly, why did his black Harvard roommate attack him with a gun???


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