The Tenants

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For the Bernard Malamud novel, see The Tenants (novel). For the Australian band, see The Tenants (band). For the 2009 Brazilian film, see The Tenants (2009 film).
The Tenants
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Directed by Danny Green
Produced by Chris Bongirne
Written by David Diamond
Danny Green (adaptation)
Bernard Malamud (novel)
Starring Snoop Dogg
Dylan McDermott
Rose Byrne
Music by Leigh Gorman
Coati Mundi
Cinematography David Dubois
Edited by Michael J. Duthie
Distributed by Millennium Films
Release dates
  • October 26, 2005 (2005-10-26) (Asheville Film Festival)
  • February 3, 2006 (2006-02-03) (United States)
Running time
91 minutes
Country United States
Language English

The Tenants is a 2005 film drama starring Dylan McDermott and Snoop Dogg, based on the 1971 novel The Tenants by Bernard Malamud.


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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