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Hav Plenty (1997)

R | | Comedy | 19 June 1998 (USA)
Lee Plenty is an almost broke would-be novelist and Havilland Savage is rich and very beautiful woman and his friend. When she invites him to her home for New Year's Eve, they start to ... See full summary »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christopher Scott Cherot ... Lee Plenty
... Havilland Savage
Tammi Katherine Jones ... Caroline Gooden
... Leigh Darling
... Michael Simmons
... Felix Darling
Kim Harris ... Bobby Montgomery
Betty Vaughn ... Grandma Moore
Margie St. Juste ... Alexandria Beaumont
Chuck Baron ... Mr. Savage
Michelle Turner ... Sylvia Savage
Paula Gene Reese ... Evelyn
Wanda Candelario ... Girl in Gas Station
Robyn M. Greene ... Dream Extra
Courtney Berlin ... Dream Extra
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Lee Plenty is an almost broke would-be novelist and Havilland Savage is rich and very beautiful woman and his friend. When she invites him to her home for New Year's Eve, they start to build up a romance. Written by Anonymous

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Lee Plenty has never been lucky in love. This weekend, that's about to change. See more »

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Rated R for strong language | See all certifications »
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19 June 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Enas gabros gia treis  »

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Budget:

$650,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,102,036, 21 June 1998, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,301,777, 26 July 1998
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The film is based on the true story of Chris Cherot's unrequited romance with Def Jam A&R executive Drew Dixon. See more »

Quotes

Lee Plenty: What else did Havilland tell you?
Bobby Montgomery: Well, she told me that you were charming, intelligent, and she thinks you're a pathological liar.
Lee Plenty: She said I was intelligent?
Bobby Montgomery: She thinks you're full of shit.
Lee Plenty: What do you think?
Bobby Montgomery: I don't know you.
Lee Plenty: Well, what's your first impression?
Bobby Montgomery: I'll let you know when you impress me.
Lee Plenty: [shocked] Damn!
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Low-budget goodie!
18 March 2001 | by See all my reviews

I was very pleasantly surprised by this low budget comedy. The story centres around a homeless writer, Lee Plenty (Christopher Scott Cherot - who did everything on this movie to prove his up-coming talent) who joins a friend and her family for New Year, and the trials and tribulations which befall him during his stay. These trials mainly involve getting into various unwanted and unplanned situations with several women. The movie tells a story of love through modern day class barriers and the will Lee Plenty had to achieve his aim (publishing a book). As it turned out everything that happened to him gave him all the material he needed.

I found the film light and easy to watch, although not so much the romantic comedy which it was advertised as. The entertainment was in wondering what was going to happen to Lee next to prevent him leaving as he was constantly planning. I must admit though that the ending was pretty predictable. I'm looking forward to what Cherot will treat us to next.


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