The Drowning Pool PG

Harper, the wisecracking private investigator, goes to New Orleans to help out an old flame, Iris Deveraux. After the murder of her mother-in-law, someone implicates Iris.
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  • ORIGINAL ASPECT RATIO - 2.40:1
  • Rated: PG
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 48 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Released: November 8, 2016
  • Originally Released: 1975
  • Label: Warner Archive Collection (MOD)

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AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 684
Rating: 2/4 -- A confusing and not very exciting private eye caper. Full Review
Chicago Sun-Times
Oct 24, 2004
Rating: 3/4 -- This and a few other scenes are truly suspenseful, but for the most part the film is a synthetic, forced story peopled with some interesting characters and fine performances. Full Review
TV Guide
Jun 17, 2008
Stylish, improbable, entertaining, superficial, well cast, and totally synthetic. Full Review
Variety
Jun 5, 2008
An interminable drag. Full Review
Chicago Reader
Jan 1, 2000
Unfortunately, Rosenberg directs flatly, hopping from one set piece to the next, disjointedly throwing characters of varying interest across Newman's path. Full Review
Time Out
Jan 26, 2006
Paul Newman undergoes all kinds of "games" in which performs with enviable ease, elegance and sarcasm. [Full Review in Spanish] Full Review
Espinof
Sep 4, 2019
It's not so much that the plot doesn't make sense - most good detective films don't "make sense" - but that you couldn't care less what happens to the people. Full Review
Los Angeles Free Press
Nov 26, 2019

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A big-city private detective travels to the Deep South to help out an old girlfriend who is worried that her husband will find out that she is cheating on him.
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