Hugo Pool - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Hugo Pool Reviews

May 1, 2013
I groaned my way through this black -- and blue -- romantic comedy and then decided I liked it.
May 1, 2013
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
May 1, 2013
A sweet, winning diversion that meanders enjoyably on the strength of its laid-back charm.
September 7, 2011
Hugo Pool, the first film in six years from former counterculture director Robert Downey sets new standards in wacko charmlessness.
Full Review | Original Score: F
January 29, 2007
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
Read More | Original Score: C
February 14, 2001
The audience seems limited to the director's inner circle.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
January 1, 2000
Like David Mamet and relative newcomer Quentin Tarantino, Downey writes some of the best dialogue around, and his script sparkles with it.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 1, 2000
Although this flighty comic allegory about love and death in contemporary Los Angeles is wildly overacted, with loose ends flying everywhere, it still conveys an antic poignancy.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5