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The Road to Wellville (1994)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  28 October 1994 (USA)
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A story about the ins and outs of one unusual health facility in the early 20th century, run by the eccentric Dr. Kellogg.

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Eleanor Lightbody
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George Kellogg
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Goodloe Bender
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Dr. Lionel Badger
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Endymion Hart-Jones
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Ida Muntz
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Nurse Irene Graves
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Poultney Dab
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Mrs. Tindermarsh
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Young George Kellogg
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Storyline

A madcap portrayal of William Lightbody's stay at the health farm run by cereal king Dr. John Harvey Kellogg. William's wife, Eleanor, has persuaded him to go to Kellogg to have his system cleaned of impurities. Kellogg is very unconventional, and almost barbaric in his treatments. Written by Rob Hartill

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A comedy of the heart and other organs.

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Rated R for sex-related humor | See all certifications »

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28 October 1994 (USA)  »

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Aux bons soins du Dr Kellogg  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

£932,040 (UK) (24 February 1995)
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Goofs

When Mr. Unpronounceable is dead, you can see him breathing. See more »

Quotes

Waiter: What would you like for dinner?
William Lightbody: Toast.
Waiter: And how would you like that, sir?
William Lightbody: Toasted.
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With friends like these, who needs enemas
15 October 2006 | by (Victoria, BC. Canada) – See all my reviews

"With friends like these, who needs enemas." is the funniest line in the movie.

If you laugh when you hear the words "shit", "poo", "enema" or "masturbation" you will enjoy this movie. Reliance on pompous people saying these words wore thin for me.

I would have made a nice 30 minute short. It dragged on and on repeating the same elements.

The actors shout as if they were on stage trying to emote to the back rows in some melodrama. I just wanted them to shut up.

The musical score reminded be of an endlessly extended frantic Wendy's commercial.

It is visually interesting with all the Victoriana, and the crazy health machines created by Dr. Kellogg.

Lots of nudity of ugly people. The extras are a bizarre looking crew, picked for their grotesqueness.


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