Hav Plenty
Hav Plenty (1998)

Impoverished would-be novelist Lee gets invited to the home of wealthy Havilland. Upon Lee's arrival, he is the center of attention for all of the women at the party, but Havilland's grandmother foresees that Lee is destined to be… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: June 19, 1998
DVD Release Date: February 5, 2002
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Critic Score: 36% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy

This all-black screwball comedy, about the fables and foibles of black middle-class urbanites, is well constructed, but it lacks style and polish to make it really work

Scott Weinberg

Urban Romance: The Movie

Steve Rhodes
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It limps along at best. Its dialog is so stilted that the actors are content to read the screenplay rather than invest much energy in trying to act it.

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Michael Dequina

Formulaic, but it has plenty to like.

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David Noh
Film Journal International

What might seem cute when you're in the center of an exclusive coterie is simply noxious and monotonous onscreen.

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Andrea Chase
Killer Movie Reviews

Cherot's considerable charm as writer and star compensate for some rough patches.

Brandon Judell
Entertainment Asylum

Ah, love! Ah, black stereotypes! Why is it so hard to portray the black middle-class and the rich with any dignity?

James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

an attempt at a modern screwball comedy involving several affluent African-Americans... though its heart is in the right place, 'Plenty' doesn't quite click...

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Flixster Audience Score: 85% Flixster User Reviews
Leo L
Phenomenal movie about a group of friends who learn more about each other, as they spend time together.
Chosen 718
Great film.