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Hugo Pool Hugo Pool, the first film in six years from former counterculture director Robert Downey sets new standards in wacko charmlessness....Hugo PoolComedyR Hugo Pool, the first film in six years from former counterculture director Robert Downey sets new standards in wacko charmlessness....1997-12-19Mark Boone JuniorRobert Downey Jr.Malcolm McDowellSean PennMark Boone Junior, Robert Downey Jr., Malcolm McDowell, Sean Penn
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Hugo Pool

Genre: Comedy; Starring: Patrick Dempsey, Robert Downey Jr., Malcolm McDowell, Alyssa Milano, Mark Boone Junior, Robert Downey Jr., Malcolm McDowell, Sean Penn; Director: Robert Downey Sr.; MPAA Rating: R

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