The Road To Wellville
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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 health practices (mostly involving irrigation of the bowels and colon), Kellogg opens a spa in Battle Creek, Michigan that immediately attracts the well-to-do of his time, including Will (Matthew Broderick) and Eleanor Lightbody (Bridget Fonda). A young couple with sexual and marital problems, the Lightbodys aren't helped much by the forced separation of… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 41%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Painful."
‑ Victoria Alexander, FilmsInReview.com
"Off-putting at first, this self-consciously scatological comedy does grow on one."
‑ Rob Gonsalves, eFilmCritic.com
"Much maligned Alan Parker comedy that looks better all the time"
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"One hilarious organic metaphor after another"
‑ Shane Burridge, rec.arts.movies.reviews
"Even a stellar cast can't save this meandering farce from a script that needs a high colonic."
‑ Jonathan R. Perry, Tyler Morning Telegraph (Texas)
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