Customer Reviews for

Henry Poole is Here

Average Rating 2.5
( 3 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star


4 Star


3 Star


2 Star


1 Star


Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation


  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing all of 3 Customer Reviews
Page 1 of 1
  • Posted October 1, 2010

    Just believe

    Is it so hard to believe that God wants to reach everyone with a message of love? This is a great movie. Luke Wilson is told a lie and he resists God the whole way through the movie. God is reaching out to him and using other people as examples of His healing powers. God heals today just as he did in the days of the disciples. Just believe and receive. If your heart is hardened to the super natural powers of God you will not be able to understand this movie. The person that wrote this movie understands and shows the unbelievers that God is reaching out to anyone that will listen to Him. It is the free will of people to choose God's love and receive life or choose to continue in this world of sin and lies and receive death.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Posted October 1, 2010

    more from this reviewer

    Stupendously Heavy Handed and Empty

    I really wish I could give this a 0. To a small degree, it does deserve one star because the ending is so unintentionally hilarious that I cackled like a hyena at the preposterous "spiritual" message. If this is the sort of movie that Evangelical Christians think will persuade people to their side, they've got another thing coming. Subtelty is definitely not the movie's strong suit, though I believe that in some odd way, the film was supposed to be subtle. Honestly, I'm really not sure how the film's director would have pulled this off, as the script's religious undertones are not so much implied as screamed. By the end of the film, God is being bashed over poor Luke Wilson's head with such fervor that the viewer actually begins to receive stigmata.

    Also, the description of the film on the back of the DVD case (the Netflix version) is wholly inaccurate. Upon reading said description, there's a sense that the viewer is in for an acerbic, vitriolic performance by Wilson (amid stuffing his face with Twinkies and guzzling copious amounts of alcohol). There is an implication that Wilson will be drunk throughout the movie, which is not the case. And the caustic attitude touted on the back of the DVD case? Mild at worse; after all, this film is rated PG.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted July 4, 2010

    No text was provided for this review.

Sort by: Showing all of 3 Customer Reviews
Page 1 of 1