A dying millionaire has her soul transferred into a younger, willing woman. However, something goes wrong, and she finds herself in her lawyer's body - together with the lawyer.

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Roger is called in to change the will of an aging millionairess. She has made arrangements for her soul to be 'captured' and transferred into the body of a younger girl. After an argument about the will, the millionairess dies, but her spirit somehow lands in Rogers body... Written by Colin Tinto <cst@imdb.com>

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They say that behind every great man there's a woman. But in this case it's ridiculous. See more »


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According to the TCMDb, "Reportedly, the actress [Victoria Tennant] was so smitten with [Steve] Martin that on the first day of production she rushed home to tell her male roommate he had three days to move out". See more »

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Once Edwina's soul has entered Terry Hoskins's body, it makes no sense that she would still have a British accent. Victoria Tennant masks her accent immediately after the event, but lapses back into it when she says, "I love it when you talk like a beer commercial." See more »

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Roger: What the hell are you doing in there?
Edwina Cutwater: Oh God, don't you guys get enough laughs up there? What have I ever done to you?
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Written by Johnny Green and Edward Heyman]
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Body Sharing Hilarity - I Loved It!!!
20 May 2004 | by (The Deadly Viper Assassination Squad's Secret Training Camp) – See all my reviews

Picture the scene... Eccentric Millionairess discovers she's dying, pays pretty young girl to use her body for her eternal soul, everything goes Pete Tong and her soul ends up in the body of a mild mannered lawyer. Hilarity ensues as the 2 dominant personalities control half of the body each.

This is a great movie, & was made when Steve Martin was still funny (remember "The Man with Two Brains"? In that sort of vein of comedy, not the abortive attempts of LA Story, Sgt Bilko, etc, etc, etc).

Great performances from Steve Martin, Lily Tomlinson is absolutely fantastic & Victoria Tennent as the pretty but evil conniving bitch is great fun to watch.

Not the best comedy of all time, but one of Steve Martin's best movies! Check it out just for the court room scene!!!


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