Poms is a 2019 American comedy film directed by Zara Hayes.

Official trailers

STX Entertainment on Thursday, February 21, 2019 released the trailer:
Poms | Official Trailer | Now In Theaters.

Story intro

Martha, a woman who is slowly dying of cancer, decides to move to a retirement community to die. Martha checks in and meets the supervisor of the community, who gives Martha a tour and explains that every resident must participate in an extracurricular activity. That night, Martha tries to sleep but is unable due to the loud noise coming from her neighbor, Sheryl's house. Martha calls the community deputy to stop the noise. Sheryl and her party sneak into Martha's house to evade the deputy. After a brief conversation, Sheryl convinces a very annoyed Martha to let her party there. From that night on, Sheryl becomes very interested in becoming Martha's friend, inviting her to various meet and greets, which Martha ignores. After a little while, Martha gives in and she and Sheryl get to know each other better. Sheryl learns that when Martha was young she was a cheerleader but quit before her first game to take care of her ill mother. Sheryl convinces Martha to start a cheerleading squad with her fellow residents, as the supervisor said that it was ok to start a club. Sheryl and Martha hold tryouts for the squad and pick several enthusiastic members Olive, and Alice. proving that it is never too late to follow your dreams.


Diane Keaton
Jacki Weaver
Rhea Perlman
Pam Grier
Celia Weston
Alisha Boe
Charlie Tahan
Phyllis Somerville
Carol Sutton
Ginny MacColl
Patricia French
Bruce McGill
Chief Carl
Sharon Blackwood
Karen Beverly


Principal photography began in July 2018, in Atlanta, Georgia.

The film Poms was scheduled to be released on May 10, 2019 (United States) and on June 27, 2019 (Germany) by STX Entertainment, Diamond Films, ACME, Entertainment One, Mis. Label, NOS Audiovisuais, Pro Video Film & Distribution Kft., Remain In Light, Roadshow Film Distributors (NZ) Ltd., Roadshow Films, Seven Films, Ster-Kinekor Pictures, The Searchers, Ukrainian Film Distribution, United International Pictures (UIP) and Universum Film (UFA).

The duration of the film is 90 minutes. With a budget of $10 million, the film grossed over $15.7 million.

The film had received a "PG-13" rating.


Poms got average rating from critics. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "B+" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.

External links

Official website: pomsmovie.com

Wikipedia: Poms (film)

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