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The Pool Boys (2009)

R | | Comedy | 2009 (USA)
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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J.B. Rogers (as James B. Rogers)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Matthew Lillard ... Roger Sperling
Brett Davern ... Alex Sperling
Efren Ramirez ... Hector
Rachelle Lefevre ... Laura
Tom Arnold ... Tom Arnold
Robert Davi ... Himself
Jay Thomas ... Marty
Rhoda Griffis ... Nancy
Patricia De Leon ... Julia (as Patricia Deleon)
Sheena Lee Sheena Lee ... Lin
Simona Fusco ... Hedda
Darla Haun ... Mrs. Ashmore
Janine Habeck Janine Habeck ... Clarissa
Monica Leigh Monica Leigh ... Trish
Jennifer Walcott Jennifer Walcott ... Caitlin Stenson
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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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USA

Language:

English

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2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

American Summer See more »

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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The film was shot in 2007, but had trouble getting a release. See more »

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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 Psycho (1960) See more »

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You Know I Would
Written by Peter Rafelson and Astrid Coppens
Performed by Astrid Coppens
Courtesy of RM Records and Watley Records
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How to Make a Bad Movie
22 October 2013 | by artpfSee all my reviews

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?

Been done before and I supposed the $15 budget was spent on Meth because it doesn't show in the film quality. Maybe it went to Tarzan. The film is really dumb. The part that is especially annoying is it takes this "insider" approach where the actors give a nod and a wink to the audience that they are in a movie. It doesn't work. It brings the film down to a Troma level and that's a micro budget.

15 minutes into this movie I actually thought close to 90 minutes elapsed! That's how bad it is.

My recommendation is don't bother


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