Wednesday, June 30, 2010

The Man with Two Brains (1983)

Martin plays a recently widowed, brilliant neurosurgeon Doctor Michael Hfuhruhurr, whom one day accidentally hits a young woman named Dolores with his car and is instantly smitten for her. He operates on her and saves her life by using a technique he invented: a cranial screw-top brain entry. When Dolores recovers from her surgery, she and Michael get married. But Dolores is only out for the money and Michael just can’t seem to get over his previous wife, keeping a doll replica of her in his car and a portrait of her in his house. While on a trip to Vienna to attend a medical conference, Michael finds out about his wife devious plans and divorces her. He also meets a mysterious Doctor Alfred Necessiter and becomes tangled in a series of murders being committed by infamous Elevator Killer. By far one of Steve Martin’s best comedies; Kathleen Turner plays the evil femme fatale to perfection. Starring Steve Martin, Kathleen Turner, David Warner, Paul Benedict, Richard Brestoff 7/10

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