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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Laura Pierson
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Gerald Krzemien
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Hersch Lawyer
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Robert Renaud
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Vanessa
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Mrs. Saunders
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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 <rstory@revelstone.com>

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

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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

In the final minutes of the film the blonde woman Dr. Saunders glances at is driving a Mustang convertible in what is supposed to be the late 1980s. However, in the windshield of the Mustang there can be seen a registration and safety inspection sticker. The registration sticker had been located on the license plate until 1994 in Texas. Also, the safety inspection sticker is in the shape of the state of Texas. This also was introduced in the mid 1990s. Prior to that the safety inspection sticker was rectangular (the rectangular inspection sticker was reintroduced in 2002 with the Texas silhouette in the center). In slow motion a "7" can be seen in the sticker indicating it expires in 1997 and was issued sometime in 1996. See more »

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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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Crazy Credits

The following is basically a true story, slightly augmented. See more »

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Spoofs Larry King Live (1985) See more »

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I Love the Nightlife (Disco 'Round)
Written by Alicia Bridges and Susan Hutcheson
Performed by Alicia Bridges
Courtesy of Polydor Records
by arrangement with PolyGram Film & TV Licensing
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Skip this movie :(
8 December 2004 | by (California, USA) – See all my reviews

This movie is advertised as something of a comedic look at the guys who invented breast implants. I expected some dark humor, and some good vintage 1950's and 60's sets. However what you really get here is a poorly told story, bad acting, hard to follow plot that goes from the 50's to the 80's. There's no way of knowing how much of the story is true from the movie. The ending is just plain stupid. I can't believe that they couldn't have done a better job with this.

The issue of the movie having a lot of breasts is mostly a non-sequitor. The breasts shown were non sexual props. There's nothing wrong with that, but if you're looking for titillation this movie doesn't have it.

What this movie is really about is how doctors and lawyers are greedy sleazeballs with no real interest in their clients. In that regard it may be something of a documentary, but I just found it making me angry.

Breast lovers won't like this movie. People who like comedies won't like it. People who like documentaries won't like it. Frankly I can't imagine anyone will really like it. So skip it.


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