Big Business
Big Business (1988)

Thanks to a mix-up at birth, two sets of twins are separated and grow up in radically different social circles. The four baby girls grow up to be Bette Midler and Lily Tomlin-and Bette Midler and Lily Tomlin. One of the Midlers is a… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: June 10, 1988
DVD Release Date: August 13, 2002
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Critic Score: 36% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Cathy Burke
United Press International

There could not have been four more perfect roles for the likes of Midler and Tomlin; they play these flip-side characterizations with perfect wit and trascend every cliche.

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Steve Crum

Slightly funny Tomlin, Midler comedy.

David Keyes

an oddity of incessant proportions, a comedy with few laughs but many unwarranted chuckles, which lives and dies on the notion its silly premise will at least be vague enough to provide its actors with great opportunities to improvise.

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Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

Fred Ward plays dumb hicks a lot, but never with quite this much comedic energy.

Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

Underrated farce ... Bette Midler and Lily Tomlin are terrific.

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Scott Weinberg

Double the Tomlin & Midler cannot save silly doppelganger gimmickry.

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Flixster Audience Score: 69% Flixster User Reviews
Cassandra Maples
This movie is a real must-see, especially if you are a fan of either Bette Midler or Lily Tomlin. Throughout the story you're either smiling, laughing or… More
Lafe Fredbjornson
A real joy to watch the mix-up of the country and city Bette and Lily twins. Great split screen effects. Comical situations. I like both of those funny… More
Mark Hobin
Absolutely hilarious farce about a set of twins who are mixed up at birth. One set is raised in wealthy NYC, the other on a poor southern farm. Well-written… More
Candy Rose
Funny movie about twins who get switched at birth. Bette is hilarious.
Jason Spencer
I like this movie. I know it's more chick flick than anything else but I thought it was fun. The effects used when all were on screen at the same time… More
xGary Xx
Dreadful 80s role reversal comedy in which two sets of identical twins who are unaware of each others existence get into all kinds of class snobbery related… More