The Man With Two Brains Synopsis
A surgeon (Steve Martin) loves a brain he wishes were his wife's (Kathleen Turner).
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Time

By Richard Schickel
This is the most assured and hilarious of the three Martin-Carl Reiner collaborations.
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88

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The Man with Two Brains, which never ceases to amuse, is at its best when most outrageous.
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80

Empire

Pure escapist madness. And a helluvalota fun.
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70

Variety

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The Man with Two Brains is a fitfully amusing return by Steve Martin to the broad brand of lunacy that made his first feature, "The Jerk"...
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70

Chicago Reader

By Jonathan Rosenbaum
Far from avoiding the tackier implications of this concept, the film revels in them like a puppy in clover; Martin's delivery of the line,...
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60

The New York Times

By Janet Maslin
This is Mr. Martin's movie, and he brings to it the ingeniously dopey presence that's become his trademark; he easily carries even the most...
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50

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
The Man with Two Brains has moments, but they aren't inspired. [04 Jun 1983]
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
I guess it's a tribute to The Man With Two Brains that I found myself laughing a fair amount of the time, despite my feelings about Martin.
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38

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Jay Scott
Most of the time the film is simply stupid; not offensive, just silly. [03 May 1983]
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