Hugo Pool
Hugo Pool (1997)

Pretty Hugo Dugay makes a living cleaning Los Angeles swimming pools. One day she finds herself scheduled to clean 44 pools in a single day. Due to a severe drought, she is unable to refill the pools with tap-water and so devises a… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: December 12, 1997
DVD Release Date: September 28, 1999
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44%


Critic Score: 31% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Lisa Alspector
Chicago Reader

I groaned my way through this black -- and blue -- romantic comedy and then decided I liked it.

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

Hugo Pool, the first film in six years from former counterculture director Robert Downey sets new standards in wacko charmlessness.

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Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide

A series of strenuously oddball vignettes masquerading as a movie.

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Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune

It's as if Downey Sr.'s irreverence and off-the-wall humor couldn't quite co-exist with the heartfelt tribute he intends to make here to his wife and her fellow Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis sufferers.

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Emanuel Levy
Variety

The best thing about this bizarre love story (follie de grandeur) between a female pool cleaner and immobile man in wheelchair is that it puts icon Robert Downey behind the camera after long absence; with some luck Patrick Dempsey should become a lead man

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Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

What a mess.

Nathan Rabin
AV Club

A sweet, winning diversion that meanders enjoyably on the strength of its laid-back charm.

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Jack Mathews
Los Angeles Times

The audience seems limited to the director's inner circle.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The bottom of the pool.

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Laugh out loud hilarious...