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Henry Poole Is Here

When Henry Poole (Luke Wilson) buys a house in the suburbs, all he is looking for is some peace and quiet. Unfortunately, his nosey new neighbors just won't leave him alone. And things get worse when one of them (Adriana Barraza) becomes convinced a stain on Henry's stucco is really a holy manifestation. Soon there are pilgrims all over his backyard. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: A-
Violence: B+
Sexual Content: A-
Language: C
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 99
Theater Release: 15 Aug 2008
Video Release: 20 Jan 2009
MPAA Rating: PG
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In the movie Lilies of the Field, the motivations behind different characters’ religious zeal is slowly revealed as a Baptist carpenter helps build a chapel for a group of German nuns. Following his death, an amusement park employee feels his life had little value until he has the chance to converse with a group of individuals he unknowingly touched during his time on earth in Five People You Meet in Heaven.

Home Video Extra Features

Henry Poole Is Here —on DVD and Blu-ray. Both presentations come with an audio commentary by director Mark Pellington and writer Albert Torres, a making-of featurette, two music videos (Henry Poole Is Here - performed by Ron Irizarry and All Roads Lead Home), theatrical trailers, and text/photo galleries (including a letter from director Mark Pellington). Audio tracks are available in Dolby Digital (English).

 

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