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Harvard Man (2001)

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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Marcus Blake
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Russell (as Michael Aparo)
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Butch
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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


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

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1 August 2001 (France)  »

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Harvard Story  »

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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

Leonardo DiCaprio was initially set to star. See more »

Goofs

When Chesney meets Kelly in the café, Kelly drinks Coke from a can. When Chesney spills the drinks, Kelly's Coke is in a glass and the can has disappeared. See more »

Quotes

Cindy Bandolini: You really should loosen up and try to have a little fun, it'll be good for ya.
Kelly Morgan: Oh I know how to have fun.
Cindy Bandolini: What's that suppose to mean?
Kelly Morgan: Whatever you want it to mean.
Cindy Bandolini: Your a little weird aren't you, I thought FBI agents were suppose to be straight.
Kelly Morgan: We are straight, we enforce the law.
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Don't Fuck With My Dad
Written by Stomy Bugsy, Alexi 'Sossa' Ouzani
Performed by Stomy Bugsy
Courtesy of Sony Entertainment (France) S.A. / Columbia
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atrociously bad movie, thrown together story/script and no direction
16 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I love Sarah Michelle Gellar, she is capable of fantastic acting as made clear in the Buffy series. She has, unfortunately, been given no opportunities to show her considerable talent in film. While Cruel Intentions is a bad movie, Harvard Man is one of the worst - if not the worst - movie I have ever forced myself to sit through. The writing is practically non-existent. There are many scenes of back and forth dialogue with little purpose but to fill time. There are several simultaneous plots (gambling, drug addiction, sexual cheating, dealing with the mob), none of them interesting in their execution. There is no coherence - each plot thread seems forced in to fill time and is not interwoven with a big theme. One soon gets the feeling that the movie was started with little passion from the director, then finished in a hurry to meet a deadline. Harvard Man is transparently what it is: a quickly-made attempt to capitalize on Gellar's fame. To watch it is to wait for its end, amazed that such a thing actually made it as a major motion picture. I CAN'T believe the average rating here is close to 5. Anyone who says this movie is anything but awful is either mentally deficient or has an agenda. The only reason to watch this movie is to gawk at its atrociousness.


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