The Man with Two Brains (1983) (2.5/4)

Man with Two Brains, The

Recently widowed Doctor Michael Hfuhruhurr, the world's greatest neurosurgeon, injures Dolores Benedict in a car accident. He operates on her and saves her life using a technique of his own invention: cranial screw-top brain entry. As Benedict recovers, Hfuhruhurr falls in love with her and they are soon married. However, Benedict is only interested in Hfuhruhurr's money and Hfuhruhurr still yearns for his previous wife. They travel to Vienna to attend a medical conference where Hfuhruhurr finally divorces Dolores, meets a mysterious Doctor Alfred Necessiter and becomes entangled in a series of murders committed by The Elevator Killer.

Summary written by Bruce Janson {bruce@cs.su.oz.au}


Directed by: Carl Reiner
The cast includes: Steve Martin (Dr. Michael Hfuhruhurr), Kathleen Turner (Dolores Benedict), David Warner (Dr. Alfred Necessiter), James Cromwell (Realtor)
MPAA rating: , Running time: 93 minutes
Presented in: Color
Related titles: Donovan's Brain (1953)
Related categories: Medical

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