The Pompatus of Love (1996) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Pompatus of Love (1996)




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This lively and complicated romantic comedy-drama centers on four fellows. Runyon is a poet carrying a torch for Kathryn. Womanizer Josh is having a number of flings but still cares for his ex-wife. Phil finds himself lusting for a sophisticated English coquette. Meanwhile, therapist Mark is troubled by a relationship.


Tim Guinee
as Runyon
Mia Sara
as Cynthia
Charlie Murphy
as Saxaphone Man
Jim Turner
as Dick Spellman
Michael McKean
as Sitcom Star
Fisher Stevens
as Sitcom Star
Roscoe Lee Browne
as Leonard Folder
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Critic Reviews for The Pompatus of Love

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (2)

My suggestion to the filmmakers: If in doubt about what to do in a story, trust your characters, trust their dialogue and get out of the way.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Yet another verbose film about a quartet of white males going through rough transition to adulthood. Steve Miller's song, The Joker, about the pompatus of love serves as the title for an uninspired tale.

October 8, 2006 | Rating: C | Full Review…

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