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Hugo Pool (1997)

R  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  12 December 1997 (USA)
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Hugo Pool is a quirky tale of a Los Angeles pool cleaner who falls in love with a young man dying of Lou Gerhig's Disease.

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Pool Supply Man
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Man with Truck (as Brendan B. Dawson)
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Irwin
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Hugo Pool is a quirky tale of a Los Angeles pool cleaner who falls in love with a young man dying of Lou Gerhig's Disease. Written by Anonymous

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A comedy with serious relief

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for language and sex-related material | See all certifications »
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12 December 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Chaude journée à L.A.  »

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$3,620 (USA) (12 December 1997)

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$3,620 (USA) (12 December 1997)
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Malcolm McDowell replaced Alan Arkin. See more »

Goofs

After Hugo changes from her pants into her shorts (right before crying in the truck) she is seen cleaning her first pool wearing pants again. After that she is back in her shorts. See more »

Quotes

Franz Mazur: I'm too superficial to be hurt.
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Beca Rado
Traditional Hungarian Folk Song
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More fun than an indoor swimming pool!
29 July 2005 | by (Bloomsburg PA) – See all my reviews

In "Hugo Pool" the adorable Alyssa Milano plays Hugo Dugay. A young diabetic pool cleaner who has to clean over forty pools in one day. She has some of the most eccentric David Lynch like customers, including a man (Patrick Dempsy) in a wheel chair who can only talk by a computer. Because of his kindness she can't help but fall head first, not in a pool but in love. Hugo also tries to help her crazy parents. Her father (Malcom Mcdowell) is a recovering junkie who shoots up drugs in a puppet. He calls the drug "Ring-Dang-Doo". Her mother is a compulsive gambler and owes someone money. Hugo is so kind, she even loans her mother money. "Hugo Pool" is a bizarre, colorful tragic comedy. Filled with bright blue and yellow colors throughout, it has a whacked out sense of humor that only Robert Downey Sr. could create. No wonder why his son is so crazy!


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