The Pool Boys (2011)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  30 September 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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Roger Sperling
Alex Sperling
Julia (as Patricia Deleon)
Sheena Lee ...
Mrs. Ashmore
Janine Habeck ...
Monica Leigh ...
Jennifer Walcott ...
Caitlin Stenson


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 <>

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

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Release Date:

30 September 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

American Summer  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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Written by Peter Rafelson and Astrid Bryan
Performed by Astrid Bryan
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Serviceable but forgettable
4 July 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Alex Sperling (Brett Davern of Awkward), fresh out of high-school hooks up with his cousin Roger (Matthew Lillard) when he needs a new internship after his first one is unexpectedly terminated. But turns out Roger exaggerated his place in life and is a mere pool boy. When Roger's place is being fumigated, he decides to stay at a vacationing client's mansion, which he soon turns into a makeshift brothel to help pay for Alex's tuition. Meanwhile Alex is falling for one of the prostitutes.

This film was merely OK for a lazy rainy day afternoon. It's never laugh out loud funny, but it's not as awful as other movies of it's ilk. The only gripes I had was I couldn't really buy Pedro from Napolean Dynamite as anything approaching a 'tough guy' and I still have no clue how they got the great Robert Davi to cameo. But that aside its a serviceable enough film.

Eye Candy: Simona Fusco shows T&A; Janine Habeck, Monica Leigh, Jennifer Walcott, and AJ Alexander get topless

My Grade: C+

Where I saw it: Cinemax

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