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Poolboy: Drowning Out the Fury (2011)

R | | Comedy | 27 July 2011 (Sweden)
In this unearthed lost movie from 1990 that the studio deemed too terrible to release, a Vietnam Veteran Sal Bando(Sorbo), tortured by his past as a Poolboy returns home to Van Nuys, ... See full summary »

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In this unearthed lost movie from 1990 that the studio deemed too terrible to release, a Vietnam Veteran Sal Bando(Sorbo), tortured by his past as a Poolboy returns home to Van Nuys, California, and a country he doesn't recognize, in which it seems only Mexicans run pool-cleaning companies. Bando sets off on a brutal mission to reclaim his "rightful" vocation and enact revenge on the man(Trejo) who killed his wife and son. Written by Anonymous

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rated R for crude and sexual content throughout, graphic nudity, pervasive language, violence and drug use | See all certifications »

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Kevin Sorbo and Jason Mewes have both worked with different actors named Kevin Smith. See more »

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Caesar: My ancestors didn't sneak into this country so that wives could clean their own pools!
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Satire
7 November 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I watched this movie at a friend's tonight and I can unequivocally say that his is one of the most satirical movies...ever! It is smart (a number of self-referential levels, as well as allusions to other, commercially "good" (i.e. "popular") movies and TV shows: Rambo, Airwolf and the The Deer Hunter comes to mind. "American ideology" is deconstructed and re-imagined as (alter)native; the nativity of a clown.

But it's also so stupidly bad at the same time, you would sometimes forget you're watching a satire.

It's either brilliant or the worst movie ever.

I think it's both: watch it!!!


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