Overall Rank: 22143
Average Rating: 2/4
# of Ratings: 26
Theatrical Release Date: 11/29/2005
Genre: Crime, Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Barbara Kopple
Actors: Anne Hathaway, Bijou Phillips, Shiri Appleby, Michael Biehn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Freddy Rodríguez
Plot: In L. A., Allison Lang is a bored girl from an upper-class dysfunctional family that acts and dresses like a slut. Her wealthy boyfriend and friends are totally influenced by the hip-hop culture, behaving like rappers, dressing and imitating their lifestyle. When they decide to drive to East L.A. for fun, they meet a Latin gang of drug-dealers and Allison and her best friend Emily become fascinated with their "gangsta" lifestyle. Later, they return to the ghetto to visit and excite Hector and his friends, expecting to join their 16th Street gang. When the men suggest sex as a form of initiation, they change their minds, leading to tragic consequences.
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Alaine - wrote on 07/23/2012
Kids from affluent area are bored and acting out in "gangsta" role playing. Some of the girls wind up partying in an actual gang part of town and they're excited by the unknown ways of their new acquaintances. Two of the girls want to join the gang and the initiation is sex with however many guys a roll of dice shows. The girls change their minds in the bedroom and trouble follows. This is drugs, booze, hip-hop and teen stupidity. Anne Hathaway and Freddy Rodriguez give good performances. Sad story.
dukeakasmudge - wrote on 09/28/2011
Not as good as the lady at Hollywood Video said it was gonna be.Shows what happens when dumb rich kids try to cross over to the darkside
PsychoKing1227 - wrote on 10/19/2010
"Havoc," like most Indie movies of the early 2000s is an epic story of the rich slumming it with the poor. Anne Hathaway plays a playfully dangerous girl who finds that the penultimate thrill is to go south and into the dusty parts of the Little Mexican Underground to fool around with men, clash with race and station, and in the end, find herself in the most unlikely of places and truly discover who she is. A graphic depiction of the untimely world we live, "Havoc" is a great Indie-scene find.
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