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The Tenants (2005)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Romance  |  April 2005 (USA)
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In an abandoned tenement, an African-American militant writer and a Jewish novelist develop a friendship while struggling to complete their novels, but inner tension rises between the two.

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Storyline

On the top floor of an abandoned tenement, Harry Lesser struggles to complete the novel he has been writing for almost ten years. Then Willie Spearmint, black militant and aspiring writer, moves into another part of the building to work on his own book. Written by Anonymous

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One man struggles to define himself. Another, to define his generation. See more »


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Rated R for pervasive language, some violence, sexual content and drug use | See all certifications »
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Die letzten Mieter  »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,010 (USA) (3 February 2006)

Gross:

$2,010 (USA) (3 February 2006)
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This is a great movie
5 December 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie sticks out in a good way. At first I thought Snoop was going to be a little cheesy,but He wound up winning everybody in the room watching it with me. I remember Snoop's in a mysterious room, and he just keeps writing. It appears or common sense would tell you that he's wasting his time, but the movie chugs along. It turns out he doesn't and Snoop then develops a cool relationship with Dylan McDermott. This movie was pretty much straight to DVD, and I thought it was a shame. In fact it was in the two dollar bin at blockbuster in a corntown, but we all needed to do something on a Friday night besides staring at the wall. I will say It's my favorite performance from McDermott and I really enjoyed Snoop in this role.


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