The Man with Two Brains
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Steve Martin and Carl Reiner concoct one of Martin's best comic vehicles with Martin playing the world's top brain surgeon, Dr. Michael Hfuhruhurr -- he ought to know, he said so himself. Hfuhruhurr pioneered the radical new cranial screw-top technique, but he grieves over the untimely death of his wife Rebecca, carrying around a small plastic likeness of her to get through the long and lonely evenings. Thinking of her while driving home, Hfuhruhurr takes his eyes off the road and runs down the beautiful but deadly Dolores Benedict (Kathleen Turner). Hfuhruhurr performs surgery which… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 75%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Steve Martin made his share of bad movies, but sometimes he could pull one out through sheer force of comedic will."
‑ Rob Vaux,
"Martin's best comedy."
‑ Nell Minow, Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
"Sometimes hysterical, but it thinks it's funnier than it is."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Martin at his zaniest"
‑ Clint Morris, Moviehole
"A dumb but fun comedy that is infinitely more tolerable than Martin's later work"
‑ Brian Mckay,
"Shamefully underwhelming"
‑ Karina Montgomery, Cinerina
"Hit and miss sci-fi comedy."
‑ Rob Thomas, Capital Times (Madison, WI)
"Hilarious. Underrated Martin."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, San Francisco Examiner
"Martin's at his wildest and craziest in this seriously silly sci-fi spoof."
‑ Scott Weinberg,
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