Henry Poole Is Here parents guide

Henry Poole Is Here

Overall A-

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.

Release date August 15, 2008

Violence B+
Sexual Content A-
Profanity C
Substance Use C

Why is Henry Poole Is Here rated PG? The MPAA rated Henry Poole Is Here PG or thematic elements and some language.

Run Time: 99 minutes

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Why is Henry Poole Is Here rated PG? Henry Poole Is Here is rated PG by the MPAA or thematic elements and some language.

Numerous terms of Deity are used both in a religious and profane manner, as well as some other vulgarities. One character drinks excessively to deal with personal problems. Neighbors occasionally engage in arguments. A man attacks his house with an axe. Brief scenes portray a patient in the hospital and with a doctor.

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Henry Poole Is Here
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia Not Rated
Alberta PG
Manitoba Not Rated
Ontario PG Mature theme.
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

Henry Poole Is Here is directed by and stars Luke Wilson, Radha Mitchell, Adriana Barraza, Morgan Lily..

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Henry Poole Is Here movie is January 20, 2009. Here are some details…

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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