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The Pool Boys (2011)

 -  Comedy  -  12 October 2011 (USA)
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A pool boy and a gardener turn an empty mansion into a home for women who belong to the world's oldest profession.

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Roger Sperling
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Alex Sperling
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Hector
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Himself
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Marty
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Nancy
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Julia (as Patricia Deleon)
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Lin
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Mrs. Ashmore
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Trish
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Alex is on his way to Harvard but needs a summer internship to qualify for a scholarship. When a job in D.C. falls through, he turns to his glib cousin, Roger, whom he thinks is an aquatic engineer. Roger is, in truth, a Beverly Hills pool boy who offers Alex a job and promises to invent an internship to fool Harvard. When a pool customer with a mansion goes on holiday for six weeks, Roger gets the idea to run a brothel and enlists Alex to keep the books. As the scholarship interview approaches, what could go wrong? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rated R for sexual content, nudity, language and drug use | See all certifications »

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12 October 2011 (USA)  »

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American Summer  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)
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Tom Arnold: Hey everybody! There is a unicorn fighting a gimp in the basement. Lets go!
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References The Stupids (1996) See more »

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Never heard a better song
Written and Performed by the Pim Elshof Sound
TM (R) 2009 Courtesy of Pimp Productions USA
Produced by Denny Diante
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Much Better Than Expected
19 September 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I heard there is a release date for this film for Sept. 30, 2011, but I had a chance to see it at a screening already. I will admit I went with much trepidation, but by the time the film was done, I had a good time for two hours. This is definitely a genre film, in the vein of "Animal House," "Risky Business," and "American Pie," and even some Night Shift," thrown in. But every film falls into some kind of story structure, and "The Pool Boys" is no different.

This film is good-natured and is meant to be a feel-good film. Matthew Lillard and Rachelle Lefevre are quite good, actually making you care about their characters, and John Billingsley is a hoot as the Dean everyone wished they had. The party that wraps things up, is hilarious and worth the price of admission.

This film is what it is and doesn't pretend to be anything more, and it succeeds admirably. The film is never mean or hateful to its own characters. Enjoyable.


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