The Pompatus Of Love

  • 1996
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy, Drama, Romance

Inspired by that enigmatic line in the Steve Miller Band's 1974 hit "The Joker," director Richard Schenkman's overwritten debut feature is yet another all-guy gabfest that's even more banal than its immediate predecessors ( BEAUTIFUL GIRLS, THE BROTHERS MCMULLEN). You've seen this one before, probably more than once: Four buddies (Jon Cryer, Adrian Pasdar,...read more

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Inspired by that enigmatic line in the Steve Miller Band's 1974 hit "The Joker," director Richard Schenkman's overwritten debut feature is yet another all-guy gabfest that's even more banal than its immediate predecessors ( BEAUTIFUL GIRLS, THE BROTHERS MCMULLEN).

You've seen this one before, probably more than once: Four buddies (Jon Cryer, Adrian Pasdar, Tim Guinee and Adam Oliensis), each representing a "male type," drink beer and moan about women. This time they decide the problem is with language itself: There's no way men can really communicate with

women, or even talk meaningfully about love among themselves. Unfortunately that doesn't stop them trying for two really endless hours.

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  • Released: 1996
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Inspired by that enigmatic line in the Steve Miller Band's 1974 hit "The Joker," director Richard Schenkman's overwritten debut feature is yet another all-guy gabfest that's even more banal than its immediate predecessors ( BEAUTIFUL GIRLS, THE BROTHERS MC… (more)

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