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The Man with Two Brains Movie Review Summary

Actors: Steve Martin David Warner Kathleen Turner Sissy Spacek

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Dr. Huffararrrrrr loses his young wife and soon, through his career as the world's preeminent pioneer of the cranial screw-top method of brain surgery he is able to save the life of a beautiful woman, whom he marries. She turns out to be a cold-hearted, unscrupulous black widow, out for his money. At last the Dr. meets his true love, Ann Amalmahay, but there's a catch... she's a disembodied brain!
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The review of this Movie prepared by Cherie Davidson




Whilst driving home and reminiscing about his beloved dead wife the brilliant brain surgeon Dr Michael Hfuhuruhurr accidentally runs down a young woman. Appalled, he has the woman rushed to hospital where he performs brain surgery to save her life. Then he marries her, innocent of her true nature – but he quickly learns. On a medical trip to Switzerland, Hfuhuruhurr meets a colleague who takes him back to his laboratory to show off his great work with brains. Hfuhuruhurr falls in love with a disembodied female brain and decides to transplant it into his hateful wife's body before his colleague places the brain into the head of a Gorilla…
The review of this Movie prepared by Charles Smyth



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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Comedy or Parody about    -   sci-fi movies Lover is...    -   of a different social class Unmarried Love Triangle?    -   Yes Married, fooling around?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   doctor Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Switzerland Misc setting    -   fancy mansion    -   resort/hotel    -   scientific labs

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   sex under blankets Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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