The Man with Two Brains
The Man with Two Brains (1983)

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… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 1, 1983
DVD Release Date: March 29, 1999
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Critic Score: 76% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat

Even if this isn't Steve Martin's best role or his best film, it holds up pretty well, offering a glimpse of a comic genius at a wonderfully experimental stage of his career.

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Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

Hit and miss sci-fi comedy.

Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner

Hilarious. Underrated Martin.

Rob Vaux

Steve Martin made his share of bad movies, but sometimes he could pull one out through sheer force of comedic will.

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Nell Minow
Movie Mom

Martin's best comedy.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Sometimes hysterical, but it thinks it's funnier than it is.

Clint Morris

Martin at his zaniest

Brian Mckay

A dumb but fun comedy that is infinitely more tolerable than Martin's later work

Karina Montgomery

Shamefully underwhelming

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Flixster Audience Score: 64% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
Easily the best collaboration between Martin and Reiner in their long movie errm...collaborations. Its Martin's second zany wacky off the wall movie after… More
Aj V
A weird plot, but for the most part it's pretty funny, and I enjoyed it.
Kevin M. Williams
Steve Martin and Carl Reiner concocted this near miss together about a doctor who has telepathy with a brain kept alive in a jar of miracle colored water. Some… More
Alexis Nomm
I'm starting to have a whole new level of love for Steve Martin, so I've been watching his movies more lately. I just watched this one and I thought… More
Melvin White
Michael Hfuhruhurr: I am making a citizens divorce. By the powers vested in me, I hereby declare our marriage null and void! Ipso facto, coitus interuptus! … More
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