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PG| 1 hr. 41 min.

Plot Summary
With little time left due to a terminal disease, Henry Poole (Luke Wilson) buys a cookie-cutter house in a Los Angeles suburb and waits peacefully to die. However, he starts hearing a voice from next door that seems to be mimicking him perfectly. Upon investigating, Henry discovers that it's his neighbor's mute daughter with a tape recorder. Meanwhile, his other neighbor, Esperanza (Adriana Barraza), believes a stain on Henry's patio is the face of Jesus and begins showing it off to people.

Cast: Luke Wilson , Radha Mitchell , Adriana Barraza , George Lopez , Cheryl Hines , Richard Benjamin , Morgan Lily , Rachel Seiferth

Director: Mark Pellington

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Overture Films

Henry Poole is Here (2008)

Release Date: August 15th, 2008|1 hr. 41 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 9 )
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    San Francisco Chronicle

    A strange and thoughtful little movie. show more

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    Claudia Puig USA Today

    The film has some amusing moments and can be intriguing when it focuses on the slow transformation of a hopeless, faithless man. show more

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    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    Handsomely photographed by Eric Schmidt and nicely underplayed by the actors, the film relies too much on its jukebox soundtrack to convey mood. show more

  • May 24, 2009 crstsklt
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    This movie was so great! So touching! Luke Wilson did a great job & was so convincing that I forgot he was acting! Would recommend this to everyone I know! Must see!!!

  • September 07, 2008 Nm2beat
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    I absolutely loved it...I went with 7 friends and we all had good comments. I would recommend it to10 yrs and older. It had a good message and it was touching. :]

  • August 26, 2008 Susan
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    This is a GREAT movie! I did not know anything about it when we went, just that I liked Luke Wilson and was so pleasantly surprised. My kids loved it too!

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