MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 5,358 this week

Twin Falls Idaho (1999)

R  |   |  Drama  |  29 March 2000 (France)
7.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 3,467 users   Metascore: 71/100
Reviews: 87 user | 54 critic | 28 from Metacritic.com

Francis and Blake Falls are conjoined twins who live in a neat little room in a rundown hotel. While sharing some organs, Blake is always fit and Francis is very sickly. Into their world ... See full summary »

Director:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Family Entertainment Guide

Check out IMDb's comprehensive Family Entertainment Guide for recommendations for movies and TV series for every age and every viewing platform.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 3215 titles
created 23 Jan 2012
 
a list of 37 titles
created 22 May 2012
 
a list of 29 titles
created 13 Nov 2013
 
a list of 46 titles
created 04 May 2014
 
a list of 35 titles
created 18 Jul 2014
 

Related Items

Search for "Twin Falls Idaho" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Twin Falls Idaho (1999)

Twin Falls Idaho (1999) on IMDb 7.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Twin Falls Idaho.

User Polls

5 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A comedy about manure salesmen in 1960s heartland America.

Director: Michael Polish
Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Téa Leoni, Mark Polish
Big Sur (2013)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A recounting of Jack Kerouac's (here known by the name of his fictional alter-ego Jack Duluoz) three sojourns to the cabin in Big Sur, owned by poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti.

Director: Michael Polish
Stars: Jean-Marc Barr, Kate Bosworth, Josh Lucas
Stay Cool (2009)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

An author who returns to his hometown to deliver a commencement address to a class of graduating high school students has to deal with his feelings for an old flame as well as the advances of a student who has the hots for him.

Director: Michael Polish
Stars: Winona Ryder, Mark Polish, Sean Astin
Amnesiac (2015)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

The story of a man who wakes up in bed suffering from memory loss after being in an accident, only to begin to suspect that his wife may not be his real wife and that a web of lies and ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Polish
Stars: Kate Bosworth, Wes Bentley, Olivia Rose Keegan
Drama

A man involved in a horrific car crash is pronounced dead, only to come back to life an hour and a half later, claiming to have seen Heaven.

Director: Michael Polish
Stars: Kate Bosworth, Hayden Christensen, Hudson Meek
Messengers (2004)
Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

The death of her estranged father forces a Manhattan doctor back to her small-town roots, where she uncovers a dark secret.

Director: Philip Farha
Stars: Michele Hicks, Erik Jensen, Frankie Faison
Northfork (2003)
Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Set in 1955, the residents of a small Montana community are forced to move their homes to make way for a new dam.

Director: Michael Polish
Stars: Duel Farnes, Nick Nolte, Anthony Edwards
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Price, a former hitman, is struggling to cope with retirement. He left the assassination business to live the "easy life." However, retirement arrived with its own agenda. It was not the ... See full summary »

Director: Jeffrey Goodman
Stars: Tom Sizemore, Sasha Alexander, Sprague Grayden
Hot Bot (2015)
Comedy | Sci-Fi

Hot Bot is the hilarious journey of two sexually repressed and unpopular teenage geeks who accidentally discover a life-like super-model sex bot (Bardot).

Director: Michael Polish
Stars: Zack Pearlman, Doug Haley, Cynthia Kirchner
Humankind (2015)
Sci-Fi
Director: Michael Polish
Sci-Fi | Thriller

A scientific terraforming operation in northern Canada inadvertently discovers the mystery behind Earth's atmospheric deterioration.

Director: Michael Polish
Ball & Chain (TV Movie 2001)
Adventure | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Todd Holland
Stars: Kayla Blake, Dan Cortese, Myndy Crist
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Blake Falls
...
Francis Falls
...
Penny
...
Lawyer Jay Harrison
...
Miles, a Doctor
...
Jesus
...
Surgeon
...
Francine
...
Sissy
Robert Beecher ...
D'Walt, the Elevator Operator
...
Waitress
...
Tre
...
Flamboyant at Party
...
Miss America
Socorra Mora ...
Guadelupe
Edit

Storyline

Francis and Blake Falls are conjoined twins who live in a neat little room in a rundown hotel. While sharing some organs, Blake is always fit and Francis is very sickly. Into their world comes a young lady, who turns their world upside down. She gets involved with Blake, and convinces the two to attend a Halloween party, where they can pass themselves off as wearing a costume. Eventually Francis becomes really ill, and they have to be separated. They then face the physical and mental strains that come from their proposed separation. Viewers will be inclined to believe that the two are really Siamese twins, but in fact they are simply real-life brothers playing the parts convincingly. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

A different kind of love story.

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

29 March 2000 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Les frères Falls  »

Box Office

Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$49,849 (USA) (30 July 1999)

Gross:

$985,341 (USA) (19 November 1999)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

First film role for fashion model Michele Hicks. See more »

Quotes

Blake: The story of me is over.
Penny: In time, every sad ending will become happy.
Blake: [voice over] The sad ending is only because the author stops telling the story. But it still goes on. It's just untold.
See more »

Crazy Credits

special thanks for 'The Pretender' See more »

Connections

References Apocalypse Now (1979) See more »

Soundtracks

How Great Thou Art
Traditional Swedish tune, lyrics by Carl Gustav Boberg, English lyrics by Stuart K. Hine
Performed by Aubrey Ghent
Courtesy of Arhoolie Records
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Original, improbable, sad, funny and moving. And that's just the first hour!
9 November 2001 | by (Phlorida) – See all my reviews

"Twin Falls Idaho" is amazing not just for how much really good material it packs into its first hour, but for how it parlays all that good material into even better material for the film's second half. Although Francis Falls tips the movie's hand when he gives us his thoughts about sad endings that become happy endings, the unexpectedly original way in which these thoughts are illuminated is a genuine treat.

And what can be said about the acting? Neither Michael nor Mark Polish strikes a false note in what could have been embarrassingly showy turns. The quiet intensity of their attachment to one another and their relationship to the world around them. Michelle Hicks also finds a way to turn a character who could have been an instant cliche into a person whose feelings we care about.

This film is a rare gem you will want to see more than once.


11 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Does Anyone know where Twin Falls, ID is? cyber_pulse
Significance of Title tarheel_james
i love the twins and the movie bigbluefalcon
What does this movie have to do with the city of Twin Falls, Idaho? mitch_larsen
This film caught me off guard cfx2010
Northfork new film by polish bros timtime2003
Discuss Twin Falls Idaho (1999) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?