Breast Men (1997)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  13 December 1997 (USA)
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A movie about two doctors who created breast implants as this follows them over the years. However, when success and money come their way, they separate and follow different paths.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Laura Pierson
Gerald Krzemien
Hersch Lawyer
Robert Renaud
Mrs. Saunders
Committee Head (as Pat Cronin)


A young plastic surgery intern gets tired of watching exciting developments in other fields (artificial hearts, etc). He finds a current, safe type of breast implants. All he has to do is convince his supervising surgeon this will work, and find a volunteer for the first patient. They gain immense financial success as cosmetic breast augmentation surgeries become accepted and frequented in American culture, but follow different paths. One becomes a narcissist interested in developing and implanting larger-sized implants popular with erotic dancers and female porn stars. The other continues to pursue a more serious, clinical approach for the everyday woman. Written by <>

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Never before has one invention given America such a lift. See more »


Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for sexuality and nudity, language and drug use | See all certifications »

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13 December 1997 (USA)  »

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The parking garage scene is filmed from the roof of the Continental Center garage, with a building in the former Enron complex in Houston, Texas visible in the right of the shot. See more »


When Dr. Saunders's Corvette is smashed by the semi truck, there is no driver behind the semi's wheel. See more »


Male Interviewer: Lisanne - 32A, Magazine Editor.
[claps board]
Lisanne: You want the bra off too?
Male Interviewer: Yeah.
Lisanne: Now, you're not showing my face, are you?
Female Interviewer: No.
Lisanne: Okay. Because I would die if anyone knew I was doing this. Hold on.
[With her face out of our view, Lisanne reaches behind her back, unhooks her bra, and takes it off revealing her fist-sized breasts]
Lisanne: There. There you have it. What do you want me to say?
Female Interviewer: How do you feel about your breasts?
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The following is basically a true story, slightly augmented. See more »


Spoofs Larry King Live (1985) See more »


Let the Drums Go Boom
Written by Stephen Theard
Performed by Stephen Theard
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1 March 1999 | by (Örebro, Sweden) – See all my reviews

If you look at the cover of "Breast Men" you may think that it is a slapstick-comedy, but it isn´t, no way. It is a drama, even a true story about two doctors who starting to make silicon for breast. David Schwimmer and Chris Cooper are excellent! The directing is powerful and the movie goes straight to heart without a doubt. If you compare this movie with "Boogie Nights" this is way much better, even though "Boogie nights" is one hell of a great film.

Breast Men is a true masterpiece, you have to see it to believe it.

Grade: **** out of ****

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