The New Tenants (2009)

The New Tenants (2009)

Director Joachim Back

Writer Anders Thomas Jensen (original screenplay "De Nye Lejere"), David Rakoff (adaptation)

Genre Short, Comedy, Crime

Year 2009

Actors Vincent D'Onofrio, Kevin Corrigan, Liane Balaban, Jamie Harrold

IMDB : 6.8 (1,093 votes)


Description A prying neighbor, a glassy-eyed drug dealer, and a husband brandishing both a weapon and a vendetta make up the welcome wagon. Set amidst the as-yet-unopened boxes and the hopes for a fresh start of two men on what might just be the worst moving day ever. Their new apartment reveals its terrifying history in a film that is by turns funny, frightening, and unexpectedly romantic.


  • andrew moonbeam 2017-01-29 15:57:40
    Kevin Corrigan channeling Christopher Walken.
  • crazySpetsnaz 2016-09-08 15:24:57
    Does anyone have a link to the script?
  • hauosten11 2016-02-05 07:36:30
    Fk me im so horni o ja e azian
  • mytoolz4eva 2014-01-31 03:37:59
    Waste of my 7:33 munites....too boring.
  • mytoolz4eva 2014-01-31 03:29:41
    Hey Lwazi Manzi, where r u from. The name sounds very familiar
  • IrwinThe PantyDropperExtrordinaire 2014-01-12 09:55:41
    Vincent D'Onofrio is amazing.
  • Missypop16 2013-08-25 18:29:09
    "..shut the fucking fuck up" that line had me cracking up. Lol.
  • cookie 2013-06-05 22:34:31
    like a boss
  • Daniel 2013-06-03 17:27:14
    This is pure genius! Laughed so hard!
  • LachyBalboa1 2013-04-29 14:14:00
    The ending is so good
  • Lwazi Manzi 2013-04-04 17:34:09
    i absolutely love the opening scene! well done!
  • lighttakesthetree 2012-12-29 01:42:05
    Thanks for posting! I love the music that plays as each dead body gets dragged out of the way; love each of the characters beginning with the grandmother. Vincent D'Onofrio is still the best at portraying a brewing storm, a psyche coming apart. But the heroin dealer steals the show! He has the best & most psychotic one-liners: "You can't even win that game, you know? It's the seven." Right? Or, "Did you get a break on the rent? You should have." Fascinating to watch this hilarious death spiral.

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