The Road to Wellville
The Road to Wellville (1994)

This unique comedy spoofs the turn-of-the-century American obsession with health and the many bizarre gadgets and cures affected by the health conscious. It is based on T. Coraghessan Boyle's historical novel, 1992. The film is set in… 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
Victoria Alexander
FilmsInReview.com

Painful.

Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com

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
rec.arts.movies.reviews

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
Kevin M. Williams
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
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
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