The Road to Wellville
The Road to Wellville (1994)

This adaptation of the comic novel by T. Coraghessan Boyle is the story of real-life Corn Flakes inventor Dr. John Harvey Kellogg (Anthony Hopkins), an eccentric health nut in the early 20th century. Convinced of the benefits of holistic… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 10, 2002
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Critic Score: 41% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
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Rob Gonsalves

Off-putting at first, this self-consciously scatological comedy does grow on one.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Much maligned Alan Parker comedy that looks better all the time

Shane Burridge

One hilarious organic metaphor after another

Jonathan R. Perry
Tyler Morning Telegraph (Texas)

Even a stellar cast can't save this meandering farce from a script that needs a high colonic.

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Flixster Audience Score: 44% Flixster User Reviews
Apeneck Fletcher
Quirky comedy that suggests that most health fads are based, at root, on a desire for more sex, and further that most "professionals" in that game are… More
Cassandra Maples
I can't believe some of the reviews I've read on this site about The Road to Wellville. Some people complain that it was crude and disgusting, others… More
Anthony Lawrie
Great story, great cast! Another great Alan Parker film, it will have you laughing while eating your cornflakes!
Lafe Fredbjornson
A charming comedy about the health fads which were sweeping America in the late 1800's. It kindof reminds me of all the crazes these days. The events are… More
Arash Xak
Another extravagantly underrated film, Funny & fun, A wonderful satire & a pretty good comedy with great perfs, I still feel that I've rated it a… More