Worth Watching - April 20: Henry Poole Is Here Trailer

April 20, 2008
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Henry Poole Is Here Trailer

The first trailer for Mark Pellington's comedy Henry Poole Is Here has finally debuted. The film initially debuted at the Sundance Film Festival and was bought by Overture Films. Luke Wilson stars as Henry Poole, a guy who has nearly given up on life until his neighbor finds the face of Jesus in the stucco on his wall. Yea, it's a high concept, but apparently it played pretty well at Sundance and it looks at least mediocre. Maybe it's better than this trailer is making it out to be? At least they chose some great music and at least Radha Mitchell looks like a worthy addition to the cast.

Watch the trailer for Henry Poole Is Here:

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Henry Poole Is Here is directed by music video director Mark Pellington, who also directed Arlington Road and U2 3D as well. The film was written by newcomer Albert Torres. After debuting at the Sundance Film Festival in January this, Henry Poole Is Here is being released in theaters on August 15th.

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that looks awful. but maybe the fundamentalists will champion it and luke wilson will get better jobs.

Andrew Wickliffe on Apr 20, 2008


it doesn't look that bad to be honest

Josveta on Apr 20, 2008


That looks great.

John on Apr 20, 2008


I am intrigued, really didn't present much of the story, but we will see. .. and know I will be seeing it... .... ... .. . Cause my wife will HAVE TO SEE Luke. Hurry Alex... take it down before she checks the site tomorrow, hahaha.

Dusty on Apr 21, 2008


i like the look of this, and I also like the directors previous work so - I'll go see it.

nha on Apr 21, 2008


The music is good and this trailer is decent... but if its to preachy and more about Jesus, then I don't want to see it... that just ain't my thing. It is an interesting concept though considering how people reacted to the Mary face in the grilled cheese sandwich... I just don't get people.

Jeff Warner on Apr 21, 2008


Maybe they'll spin it so that it's not focused on "Jesus" but instead showing how faith (in anything) can change lives. Regardless, it's got that indie feel and I'll be seeing it.

Collin on Apr 21, 2008


That hot blonde one's role is to smile, that must have been a third of the trailer.

Joshua Rowe on Apr 21, 2008


It looks pretty good.

Ryan on Apr 21, 2008


I like quirky little indie films. This good be a surprisingly entertaining movie. Can't wait to rent it,..hahaha

Scorpio on Apr 21, 2008


I cant wait to see this. this was shot in my neighborhood. la mirada baby!

megan on Jun 19, 2008


Have your say in the new Luke Wilson movie Henry Poole Is Here, and pick the tune you feel is the best theme song for the film! After voting for your favorite song, one lucky winner will have a music video made for their song, directed by Mark Pellington, the director of Henry Poole and numerous music videos! Henry Poole Is Here lands in theaters on August 15th! Get your vote on here:

Dark01 on Jul 8, 2008


What would Jesus Do???? hhmmmm.....

Meghan on Jul 14, 2008


They filmed this movie in La MIRADA upthe street from my house so I HAVE to see it!!!!

gina on Jul 20, 2008


This was filmed in my hometown and its funny to see some of those houses

Dylan on Aug 6, 2008


this movie was filmed near my house which makes me excited to see it. It was filmed in La Mirada,CA

Shar on Dec 21, 2008


If you missed this film the first time around and are a Luke Wilson fan, I have to encourage you to check out the newly released family version. I absolutely loved this movie! It was such a great story about a real life guy who was struggling with his faith and accepting it. This is something that I've been struggling with myself for the past couple of years. It was such an encouragement to see this played out. And it's really cool that I've found a site, Right now it looks like they are giving away 10 copies of the movie for free. If you haven't seen the movie yet, or even if you have, you could always give it to a friend, but it's definitely worth checking out! It's a PERFECT film for a FAMILY movie night!

Michele on Oct 8, 2009


Where can we find the movie to rent???? Zip code is 72058

Pat Munns on Oct 29, 2009

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