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Havoc -- Two affluent suburban girls who clash with the Latino gang culture of East LA.

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16 October 2005 (Armenia) See more »
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Two affluent suburban girls who clash with the Latino gang culture of East LA. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

Anne Hathaway ... Allison Lang

Bijou Phillips ... Emily

Shiri Appleby ... Amanda

Michael Biehn ... Stuart Lang

Joseph Gordon-Levitt ... Sam

Matt O'Leary ... Eric

Freddy Rodríguez ... Hector

Laura San Giacomo ... Joanna Lang

Mike Vogel ... Toby

Raymond Cruz ... Chino

Alexis Dziena ... Sasha

Channing Tatum ... Nick
Jose L. Vasquez ... Manuel (as Johnny Vasquez)

Luis Robledo ... Ace

Sam Hennings ... Mr. Rubin

Cecilia Peck ... Mrs. Rubin

Josh Peck ... Josh Rubin

Robert Shapiro ... Himself

JD Pardo ... Todd Rosenberg
Terri Hanauer ... Lt. Kovaleski

Sam Bottoms ... Lt. Maris

Jocelyn Towne ... Female Cop #1

Jillian McWhirter ... Female Cop #2
John Thomas ... Male Cop

Jon Erik ... Los Angeles Cop

Laura Breckenridge ... Runaway

Alysia Joy Powell ... Desiree
Richard Pagano ... Teacher (as Rick Pagano)
Samar Omar ... Becky
Laurel Parmet ... Party Girl

Tammy Trull ... Young Mother

Jossara Jinaro ... Hector's Girl (as Jossara Jinero)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tony Gracia ... Gang Member from Hector's Gang (uncredited)

Rana McAnear ... PLC Crew (uncredited)

Angela Meryl ... Dinah (uncredited)

John Morrissey ... Richard (uncredited)

Ken Reichling ... Police Officer (uncredited)
Nicki Sixteen ... PLC Crew (uncredited)

Directed by
Barbara Kopple 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Stephen Gaghan (story) and
Jessica Kaplan (story)

Stephen Gaghan (screenplay)

Produced by
Lars Björck .... co-producer (as Lars Bjorck)
Andreas Grosch .... executive producer
Stewart Hall .... producer
Stefan Jonas .... co-producer
Sammy Lee .... executive producer
Jonas McCord .... executive producer
John Morrissey .... producer
Jack F. Murphy .... producer
Andreas Schmid .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Cliff Martinez 
 
Cinematography by
Kramer Morgenthau (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Nancy Baker 
Gerald B. Greenberg  (as Jerry Greenberg)
 
Casting by
Richard Pagano  (as Rick Pagano)
 
Production Design by
Jerry Fleming 
 
Art Direction by
Loren Basulto 
 
Set Decoration by
Betty Berberian  (as Bette Berberian)
 
Costume Design by
Sara O'Donnell 
 
Makeup Department
Barbara Cantu .... first assistant hair stylist
Hallie D'Amore .... key makeup artist
John E. Jackson .... first assistant makeup artist (as John Jackson)
Joy Zapata .... key hair stylist
Petrice Bankhead .... makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Arie Bohrer .... production supervisor: VIP
Michael Mandaville .... unit production manager
Michael Toji .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Dan Katzman .... first assistant director (as Daniel Katzman)
Jodi Lowry .... second assistant director (as Jodi Lowry-Fisher)
David Ogg .... assistant director intern
Charity Ozarowski .... second assistant director
Chad Rosen .... first assistant director
Lou Simon .... second unit director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Bill Cancienne .... property master
D.H. Covey .... storyboard artist
Lance DeSpain .... scenic artist (as Lance Despain)
Will Durham .... swing
Terry Hargis .... leadman
Gabriel Higgins .... assistant property master (as Gabrielle Higgins)
Andy Hunt .... scenic artist
Roger Kelton .... propmaker
Matthew C. Kime .... property assistant (as Matt Kime)
Stefani Newman .... art department assistant
Jason Sibler .... propmaker
Mike Sibler .... propmaker
Wayne Springfield .... construction coordinator
Patrick Tonioli .... propmaker (as Pat Tonieloi)
Kevin E. Vermeersch .... swing (as Kevin Vemeersch)
Brian Vogelgesang .... on-set dresser
Chris Wright .... swing (as Christopher Wright)
 
Sound Department
Albert Aquino .... boom operator
Bryan Arenas .... sound consultant: Dolby
Steven Avila .... sound effects editor
James Bailey .... foley artist
Jessy Bender .... cable operator (as Jessica Bender)
Trip Brock .... sound re-recording mixer
Trip Brock .... supervising sound editor
Craig Dollinger .... boom operator
Michael J. Fox .... adr supervisor (as Mike Fox)
Shawn Holden .... sound mixer
Bill Jenkins .... sound mixing engineer
Peter D. Lago .... foley editor
Jeff Porrello .... boom operator
Jackie Rodman .... dialogue editor (as Jackie Oster)
Elana Saviolis .... sound coordinator: Post-production
Geordy Sincavage .... foley mixer
Geordy Sincavage .... sound effects editor
Kelly Vandever .... sound re-recording mixer
Melissa Oivanki .... post sound coordinator (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
John C. Hartigan .... special effects coordinator (as John Hartigan)
James Maud .... special effects assistant
 
Visual Effects by
Derek Bird .... digital artist: LOOK! Effects
Joshua D. Comen .... visual effects producer: LOOK! Effects (as Josh Comen)
Kelly Fischer .... digital artist: LOOK Effects
Danny S. Kim .... graphic designer: LOOK! Effects
Marlo Pabon .... visual effects supervisor: LOOK! Effects
Francis Puthanangadi .... digital artist: LOOK! Effects
Gabriel Sanchez .... digital artist: LOOK! Effects
Tefft Smith .... graphic designer: LOOK! Effects (as Tefft Smith II)
Clay Sparks .... digital editor: LOOK! Effects
Chad Buehler .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Mitch Paulson .... digital preview colorist (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Dustin Courtney .... stunt player
Danny Downey .... stunt player
Jes Hellwege .... stunt player
Nicola C. Hindshaw .... stunt player (as Nicolas Hindshaw)
Janie Liszewski .... stunt player
Marc Schaffer .... stunt player
Lou Simon .... stunt coordinator (as Louis C. Simon)
Ken Reichling .... stunt driver (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Preston Adams .... lamp operator
Craig Aines .... best boy grip
Abby Antweil .... lamp operator
Keith Baber .... electric rigging gaffer
Roman W. Bennett .... lamp operator (as Roman Bennett)
Justin Bloom .... grip
Marty Bouger .... grip
Shane Buttle .... lamp operator (as Shane Battle)
Henry Cantor .... lamp operator
Ed Casitas .... video playback operator
Fred Davis .... grip
Chuck De Witt .... rigging grip
Jacob Dewitt .... rigging grip (as Jake De Witt)
Mike Evans .... rigging electrician
Rick Favazzo .... crane operator (as Richard 'Fuzzy' Favazzo)
Frank Gardner .... grip
Michael E. Gips .... assistant lighting technician
Bob Good .... rigging electrician
Chris Hayes .... camera operator: "a" camera
Roger Herren .... balloon operator (as R. Herren)
Mitchell K. Hiniker .... rigging grip (as Mitch Hiniker)
Alex Jaworski .... rigging electrician
Keith Jordan .... Steadicam operator
Keith Jordan .... camera operator: "b" camera
Steve Kagan .... rigging electrician
Joe Kaid .... grip
Yuri Karjane .... second assistant camera
Tom Kessenich .... rigging best boy (as Kurt Kessenich)
Mark Laskowski .... first assistant camera
Brett Laumann .... chief lighting technician
John V. Lindsay .... second assistant camera: "b" camera, New York (as John Lindsay)
David Loeb .... lamp operator
Fritz Marks .... rigging electrician
John T. Martin .... key grip (as Johnny T. Martin)
John Massaro .... lamp operator
Steve Mulcahey .... grip
Nick Neino .... camera loader
Alex Nofel .... rigging electrician
Paul Ott .... grip
Hank Pallison .... rigging grip
Phil Parmet .... director of photography: second unit
Dan Portius .... generator operator
Hal Reinheimer .... grip
Brian Roach .... rigging electrician
Jim Saldutti .... grip
Michael Seaman .... rigging electrician
Lorey Sebastian .... still photographer
Michael Shanman .... dimmer board operator
Dave Shurika .... rigging best boy
David Sireika Jr. .... rigging grip (as Dave Siriki)
John Spezzano .... dolly grip
Kathina Szeto .... first assistant camera: "b" camera, second unit
Paige Thomas .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Art Villasenor .... crane operator
Allen Wagoner .... video playback operator
Joey Watts .... second assistant camera: "b" camera, second unit
Steve Hertler .... assistant camera: aerial unit (uncredited)
John Trapman .... camera operator: Wescam camera (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Janet Farris .... casting associate
Caitlin McKenna-Wilkinson .... adr voice casting (as Caitlin McKenna)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Ciara Duncan .... costumer
Maya Evans Judd .... assistant costume designer (as Maya Judd)
Clare McLaren .... truck costumer
Cynthia Morrill .... costumer (as Cynthia Morril)
Caren Motika .... wardrobe intern
 
Editorial Department
Chi Yoon Chung .... first assistant editor (as Chi-Yoon Chung)
Glenn Cocco .... first assistant editor
Joe Fineman .... post-production consultant: EPC
Chuck Winston .... color timer
 
Music Department
Michael Baber .... music editor
Leah Harmony .... assistant music supervisor
Stephen Krause .... music score recordist
Stephen Krause .... scoring mixer
Michael McQuarn .... music supervisor
Shawn K. Clement .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Jimmy Stewart Jr. .... music supervisor (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Joe Cosentino .... transportation captain (as Joseph Cosentino)
Pat Cosentino .... driver
Jason Dieter .... driver
Chris Ervin .... driver
Riley Guildner .... driver
Dennis Jorgenson .... driver (as Dennis Jorgensen)
Glenn Knowlton .... transportation coordinator
Matt Lyons .... driver
John Martinez .... driver
Victor Moore .... driver
James Norwood .... driver
Jana Patterson .... driver
Jimmy Ray Pickens .... driver
Dan Portius .... driver: production van
Paul Sarni .... driver
Jay E. Vigil .... driver (as Jay Vigil)
Chris Walden .... driver
Gary Ferraro .... driver (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Tom Alper .... insurance: Acordia of California Insurance Services
Aleyda Arias .... catering assistant (as Alyeda Arias)
Jeffrey Arwine .... set medic
Jasmine Badalian .... stand-in
Joe Ballesteros .... security coordinator
Alfonso Barrientos .... assistant chef
Adrianna Belan .... stand-in
Greg Bernstein .... legal services (as Greg S. Bernstein)
Jeanne Bertsch .... craft service
Carl Beyer .... assistant location manager
Michael F. Black .... assistant production coordinator (as Michael Black)
Mike Bonanomi .... production assistant
Enrique Bonilla .... catering assistant
Greg Campeau .... assistant location manager
Lawrence Chan .... representative: Media 8 Entertainment
Katherine S. Chang .... representative: Media 8 Entertainment
Lily Chapin .... assistant: Ms. Kopple
Jan Citron .... studio teacher
Jessica Coppola .... representative: Media 8 Entertainment
Robert Earl Craft .... location manager (as Bob Craft)
Devin Cutler .... representative: Media 8 Entertainment
Randy Dannenberg .... representative: Media 8 Entertainment
Audrey Delaney .... representative: Media 8 Entertainment
William DiCenso .... production assistant
Kerstin Dyroff .... coordinator: VIP
Andrea Etough .... insurance: Acordia of California Insurance Services (as Andrea Eatough)
Robert Evans .... representative: Media 8 Entertainment
Shawn Flynn .... key set production assistant
Kristi Frankenheimer .... location manager
Ortwin Freyermuth .... legal services
David Gaynes .... representative: Media 8 Entertainment
D.J. Goldberg .... representative: Media 8 Entertainment (as DJ Goldberg)
Spencer Gordon .... representative: Media 8 Entertainment
Allison Gorsuch .... production assistant
Carol Grant .... extras coordinator
Raymond Gross .... legal services (as Raymond F. Gross)
Philip Hall .... representative: Media 8 Entertainment
Andy Harlan .... physical trainer: Mr. Rodriguez
Wendall Hinkle .... assistant location manager
Joy Holland .... production assistant
Matthew Houbrick .... assistant accountant (as Matt Houbrick)
David Hutkin .... vice president: production financing, ICB Entertainment/Imperial Capital Bank
Tatyana Joffe .... representative: Media 8 Entertainment
Kevin Koloff .... legal services
Roman Kopelevich .... representative: Media 8 Entertainment
Pierre Kurland .... representative: Media 8 Entertainment
Tiffany Leclere .... representative: Media 8 Entertainment
Jimmy Li .... representative: Media 8 Entertainment
Teresa Lundy .... representative: Media 8 Entertainment
Laura McCoy .... representative: Media 8 Entertainment
Virginia Mitchell .... representative: Media 8 Entertainment
Eva Neufahrt .... production controller: VIP
Tyson Nguyen .... representative: Media 8 Entertainment
Brian O'Shea .... representative: Media 8 Entertainment
Diane Pacheco .... post-production accountant: The Audit Trail
Marie-Christine Pelletier .... production assistant (as Christine Pelletier)
Mark Peterka .... assistant to producers
Ann-Kristen Petersen .... production assistant
Jenna Piccolo .... representative: Media 8 Entertainment (as Jenna Sanz-Agero)
Nancy Pyne-Hapke .... studio teacher
Gilbert Quintinilla .... security
Cesar Rangel .... security
Steve Ransohoff .... completion guarantor: Film Finances
Michael Roberts .... key set production assistant
Eva M. Schroeder .... assistant location manager (as Eva Schroeder)
Meredith Shevory .... assistant: Ms. Hathaway
Jessica Sterling .... assistant to producer
Tamara Stuparich de la Barra .... creative executive: Media 8 Entertainment
Jelena Tadic .... representative: Media 8 Entertainment
Vivian Tarn .... executive assistant: production financing, ICB Entertainment/Imperial Capital Bank
April Taskin .... representative: Media 8 Entertainment
Greg Trattner .... completion guarantor: Film Finances
Misti Traya .... production assistant
Edwin Uceda .... chef
Michael J. Urann .... representative: Media 8 Entertainment (as Michael Urann)
Max Vega .... vice president: production financing, ICB Entertainment/Imperial Capital Bank
Matthew Waldman .... production executive: Media 8 Entertainment
Matthew Waldman .... representative: Media 8 Entertainment
Carole Wheeler .... representative: Media 8 Entertainment
Kelli Wilson .... accounting intern
Maria Wong .... representative: Media 8 Entertainment
Christa Zofcin .... business affairs executive: Medis 8 Entertainment
Christa Zofcin .... representative: Media 8 Entertainment
Jeph Duarte .... production assistant (uncredited)
Michael Heithaus .... stand-in (uncredited)
Jessica L. Jordan .... assistant: Mark Damon (uncredited)
Dawn Karen .... production coordinator (uncredited)
Christopher Mauldin .... photo double: Matt O'Leary (uncredited)
Jenna Piccolo .... executive (uncredited)
Ken Rigberg .... office production assistant (uncredited)
Stephan Rothman .... production auditor (uncredited)
Lina Shanklin .... script supervisor (uncredited)
Lou Simon .... fight choreographer (uncredited)
Jeremiah Stafford .... development assistant (uncredited)
Mari Wilson .... script supervisor: second unit (uncredited)
Justine Wu .... production assistant (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Hugh Phoenix Cross .... acknowledgment (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Rated R for strong sexual content, nudity, pervasive language, violence, drug and alcohol use - all involving teens
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85 min | 93 min (unrated version)
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Argentina:13 | Australia:MA | Finland:K-15 | France:-16 | Germany:16 | Iceland:16 | Italy:VM18 | Italy:VM14 (re-rating) (2008) | Malaysia:(Banned) | Netherlands:12 | Netherlands:16 (DVD rating) | Peru:18 | Portugal:M/16 | Singapore:R21 | Singapore:M18 (edited version) | UK:18 | USA:R (certificate #41248) | USA:Unrated (unrated DVD version)
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New Line Cinema had this screenplay sitting on their shelf for seven years.See more »
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Continuity: When Allison is asking the boy shooting the film if he wants to sleep with her and begins seducing him, her pants go from buttoned to unbuttoned and back again.See more »
Quotes:
Manuel:What's your name?
Amanda:Amanda.
[nervous]
Manuel:Amanda huh? You want to smoke some crack?
Amanda:Uh, no.
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110 out of 187 people found the following review useful.
Havoc it is, 5 December 2005
Author: gradyharp from United States

If there is some justice to misjudging investments in movies, then the fact that this film went directly to DVD despite the presence of a crew that includes some impressive names is notable. Writer Stephen Gaghan ('Traffic', 'Rules of Engagement', 'Syriana', etc) has composed a contrived script about rich, bored, Hip Hop imitating, unmotivated teenagers trying to spice up their insignificant lives by treading into the East LA 'danger zone', an experience from which they learn nothing about cross cultural ethnic groups and just return to Pacific Palisades whining about 'damaged goods'. It is an insulting story, one that stereotypes Hispanics as drug-peddling, raping thugs in a totally black and white manner, not taking into consideration the viewpoint of a cultural group's positive attributes and philosophies.

No longer a viable gimmick, the film begins with the tired cliché of a kid making a documentary about his friends, asking what they like and don't like, their goals, their outlooks. The fact that none of the interviewees has a clue about life, preferring to follow the current Hip Hop language (very poorly written) and focusing on sex, drugs, and escapes from their wealthy environments. Among these are three girls, the main character being Allison (Anne Hathaway, miscast in every way), who follow their superficial boyfriends on a joyride for drugs into East LA. There they meet Hector (Freddy Rodríguez, trying his best to create a character without the benefit of a decent script) who sells them drugs and whom Allison eyes. Allison is so shallow she doesn't have a clue about her motivations, just wanting something 'dangerous' to happen. She coaxes her equally clueless girlfriends into going into East LA to seduce Hector and ends up in a ridiculous barter for joining Hector's gang (no mention is made at all about the Chicanas who would never allow these three geeks to enter their territory unchallenged). The results of a barter results in an experience with which the girls cannot cope so they run back to the protection of the dysfunctional parents they loathe to cover the mess of their caper. Attempts to resolve this dumb story fail pathetically.

With so many fine Indie films that go begging for attention, it is a shame money is wasted on this sort of meaningless mess of a film. The 'unrated' designation is probably meant for the occasional nudity and gratuitous sex and language, but here 'Unrated' might just mean that the film is so without merit that it is non-classifiable. Avoid this one and don't think that a fine writer such as Gaghan guarantees a successful story. Grady Harp

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