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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 Christopher Scott Cherot ... Lee Plenty
Chenoa Maxwell ... Havilland Savage
Tammi Katherine Jones Tammi Katherine Jones ... Caroline Gooden
Robinne Lee ... Leigh Darling
Hill Harper ... Michael Simmons
Reginald James ... Felix Darling
Kim Harris Kim Harris ... Bobby Montgomery
Betty Vaughn Betty Vaughn ... Grandma Moore
Margie St. Juste Margie St. Juste ... Alexandria Beaumont
Chuck Baron Chuck Baron ... Mr. Savage
Michelle Turner Michelle Turner ... Sylvia Savage
Paula Gene Reese Paula Gene Reese ... Evelyn
Wanda Candelario Wanda Candelario ... Girl in Gas Station
Robyn M. Greene Robyn M. Greene ... Dream Extra
Courtney Berlin Courtney Berlin ... Dream Extra
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Storyline

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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The Sexy New Comedy From The Producers Of Soul Food See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 June 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Enas gabros gia treis See more »

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Box Office

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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Trivia

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

Havilland Savage: [after Lee finds out she gave the job to her sister instead of him] First off, I'm offering my sister a job, i'm doing her a favor. She will make more money workin' for me than she will work for anybody in D.C... Secondly, This is between me and my sister. So while you're in my face, in my mother's house - you better take your threadbearin', fake book writing, motherfucking piss-colored ass out of my goddamn house!
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love lives!
1 February 2004 | by am_smithSee all my reviews

I saw Hav Plenty when it was first released back in 1997 and i still feel about it today the same as i did when i left out of the theater back in '97. I left the theater feeling uplifted about love. And not only was this a very likable little love story, but it was an incredible character study on how opposites can come to attract and how best friends may sometimes make the best lovers. The performances were flawed at times but what the film lacked in the strongest of performances it more than made up for by the overall chemistry of characters and the general likability of them as well. It's a good love story. It certainly didn't reinvent the wheel but it certainly is worth a viewing.


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