R | | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
A brain surgeon marries a femme fatale, causing his life to turn upside down. Things go more awry when he falls in love with a talking brain.
Kathleen Turner once said of this movie, "After Body Heat (1981) I got a lot of offers but none of the films were good enough. I wanted this part because it's a comedy and because the character was so outrageous. I thought if I was very brave I could do some extraordinary things with it. It wasn't a run-of-the-mill token female role."
Dr. Michael Hfuhruhurr:
Check the art line. You're hyperventilating the patient.
Anaestheseologist: No doctor.
Dr. Michael Hfuhruhurr: Ready the bone wax. Metzenbaum scissors.
Surgery Nurse: Metzenbaum scissors.
Dr. Michael Hfuhruhurr: Get that cat out of here.
Anaestheseologist: Yes sir.
Dr. Michael Hfuhruhurr: Ready to close. Remove the Wietlander Retractor.
Surgery Nurse: Pre-closure doctor.
Dr. Michael Hfuhruhurr: Remove the ...
Part of the movie is set in Vienna, but all the cars have license plates from Graz, 200 kilometers away.
At the end is shown: Merv Griffin did not turn himself in and is at large. If you have any information as to his whereabouts, call your local theatre manager
The VHS version is missing the scene where the realtor is leading Michael around the cottage with Ann in the cat carrier, and he's repeating everything the realtor says so Ann will know what is being said.
$3,498,931 (USA) (5 June 1983)
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