3.0/10
620
30 user 10 critic

The Tenant (2010)

Not Rated | | Action, Horror, Thriller | 2010 (USA)
Trailer
1:44 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $3.99 on Prime Video

A simple man, Dr. Walter Newman, has high aspirations to cure all disease through genetic manipulation. His obsession with his mission draws him deeper into his own dark world, distracting ... See full summary »

Director:

Ric La Monte

Writer:

Ric La Monte
Reviews
1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

More Like This 

The Cottage (2012)
Drama | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

When Chloe (Kristen Dalton) and Michael Carpenter rent out the cottage behind their house to charming romance novelist, Robert Mars (David Arquette) their American dream soon turns into a suburban nightmare.

Director: Chris Jaymes
Stars: David Arquette, Kristen Dalton, Victor Browne
Below Zero (2011)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

Jack, a writer who goes to a remote meat cooler, where his agent has set it up for him, to be locked in for five days so he can meet his deadline while he writes the ending to his book.

Director: Justin Thomas Ostensen
Stars: Edward Furlong, Kristin Booth, Michael Eisner
The Tenants I (2018)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Luzma and Demián, a young couple, have just moved to an old neighborhood trying to leave behind an incident that torments them. Hopeful, they do their best to take this change as an ... See full summary »

Director: Chava Cartas
Stars: Luis Arrieta, Fernando Ciangherotti, Erick Elias
Cassadaga (2011)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A deaf woman who resurrects the ghost of a murdered young woman is forced by the spirit to a serial killer who turns his female victims into marionette dolls.

Director: Anthony DiBlasi
Stars: Kelen Coleman, Avis-Marie Barnes, Kevin Alejandro
The Tenant (1976)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A bureaucrat rents a Paris apartment where he finds himself drawn into a rabbit hole of dangerous paranoia.

Director: Roman Polanski
Stars: Roman Polanski, Isabelle Adjani, Melvyn Douglas
The Family (2011)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

Its hard for a family to stay together when killing is in their blood!

Directors: Joe Hollow, Wolfgang Meyer
Stars: Mark Hanson, Joe Hollow, Angie Stevenson
Erebus (2014)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Erebus is an anthology horror film inspired by the well-documented history of supernatural phenomenon in Rhode Island. Using Block Island's intimate setting as a backdrop, Erebus centers ... See full summary »

Director: Rick Laprade
Stars: Michael Berryman, Michael A. LoCicero, Ally Tully
Director: Sushrut Jain
Stars: Nalneesh Neel, Shamita Shetty, Sheeba Chaddha
Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

Returning to the medical school where they were test subjects decades ago, a pair of outrageously twisted serial killers use shockingly brutal sex acts to start killing off a group of drugged-out med students.

Director: Chad Ferrin
Stars: Noah Segan, Andrea Rueda, Ezra Buzzington
The Tenants (2005)
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

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.

Director: Danny Green
Stars: Dylan McDermott, Snoop Dogg, Rose Byrne
Musical

Plot unknown.

Director: Ric La Monte
Stars: Janine Turner, Bill Goldberg, Brooke Hogan
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

To get what you want most in life, would you do the one thing you could never do?

Director: Ric La Monte
Stars: Richard Hatch, John Martino, David Mackey
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
J. LaRose ... Jeff
Michael Berryman ... Arthur Delman
Bill Cobbs ... Jack Rymer
Randy Molnar ... Dr. Newman
Georgia Chris Georgia Chris ... Olivia
Sylvia Boykin ... Ms. Tinsley
Aerica D'Amaro ... Liz
Justin Smith ... Rob
Ashley Totin ... Loni
Jennifer Sterger Jennifer Sterger ... Erin
John Kyle John Kyle ... Adam
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Amanda Best Amanda Best ... Katie
Connor Boyle Connor Boyle ... Young Adam
Haley Boyle Haley Boyle ... Lydia
Ryan Boyle Ryan Boyle ... Teen Adam
Edit

Storyline

A simple man, Dr. Walter Newman, has high aspirations to cure all disease through genetic manipulation. His obsession with his mission draws him deeper into his own dark world, distracting him from his wife Olivia and from his responsibilities to his patients at the Edgewood Asylum. The doctors loyal but diabolical nurse, Ms. Tinsley, decides to take matters into her own hands and in secret she conducts her own experiment. When Dr. Newman realizes what has been done, a deformed creature that defies nature is created. Part human, part nightmare. Dr. Newman knows what he must do, but is it already too late? Written by Joseph R. McConnell

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Do not disturb See more »


Certificate:

Not Rated

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El inquilino See more »

Filming Locations:

Lake Helen, Florida, USA See more »

Edit

Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$750, 17 April 2011

Gross USA:

$15,003

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$15,003
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Production Co:

ReelDreams Productions See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Girls Boys Noise Noise
Written by Emily Stine
Performed by Emily Stine, Mike Castonguay, Isaac Carpenter
Produced, Engineered and Mixed by Mike Castonguay
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Avoid The Tenant
30 March 2013 | by BooFezSee all my reviews

The Tenant takes you to Edgewood Asylum where Dr. Walter Newman (Randy Molnar) is experimenting with genetics to try and find a cure for genetic mutations. Dr. Newman remains oblivious to the fact that his nurse, Ms. Tinsley (Sylvia Boykin), is so obsessed with the doctor that she would do anything to make him happy. Before Dr. Newman knew what was going on, his worst nightmare becomes reality.

Directed by Ric La Monte, The Tenant, gives us a look at how mutation can affect an individual and the ones around them. This movie needs a lot of work. The story was mediocre and mixed with weak acting that really showed. I could never really get into the feel of the movie for a couple reasons. Character development was non-existent. Half of the movie focused around the doctor and the other half focused around a group of deaf children running for their lives so, we never had time to truly understand them. Liz (Aerica D'Amaro) and Jeff (J. LaRose), the heroes and the chaperone's for the deaf children, didn't draw me into the feel of the movie, I found myself very detached throughout.

The camera and lighting work was done fairly well. I recall a scene where the mutated being was bashing a wall and the camera would shake with each swing. They did a nice job on the design of the mutated being, wasn't too cheesy and actually peaked my interest when we finally got a look at him.

Overall The Tenant wasn't the worst movie I have seen. It had its moments with the mutant but isn't going to make me go out of my way to find another movie directed or written by Ric La Monte. There are far better movies from this genre if you are looking for your inner mutation.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 30 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed