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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When rich, eccentric Edwina Cutwater died, a crazy guru tried to transport her soul into the body of a beautiful young woman. But the guru goofed. And Edwina's soul has accidentially taken over the entire right side of her lawyer, Roger Cobb. He still controls what's left. Now, Edwina and Roger are living together in the same body. He's losing his job. He's losing his girlfriend. And he just can't seem to get her out of his system. No matter how hard he tries. See more »


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21 September 1984 (USA)  »

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$5,803,848 (USA) (23 September 1984)

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$36,403,064 (USA)
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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: You're like an energy vampire. You suck the life out of people and take the fun out of being a lawyer.
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References Gone with the Wind (1939) See more »

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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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