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HUGO POOL

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Hugo Pool

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
performer:
Patrick Dempsey, Robert Downey Jr., Malcolm McDowell, Alyssa Milano, Mark Boone Junior, Sean Penn
director:
Robert Downey Sr.
genre:
Comedy

We gave it an F

Hugo Pool, the first film in six years from former counterculture director Robert Downey sets new standards in wacko charmlessness. Hugo (Alyssa Milano), a comely swimming-pool attendant, makes her daily rounds and encounters a flaky collection of addicts and dropouts. As a lunatic who babbles gibberish in assorted unintelligible accents, Robert Downey Jr. is truly his father’s son — a granulated flake off the old block. F