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.
Never before has one invention given America such a lift.
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Did You Know?
The movie was filmed in mid-1997, with a planned October release date. However, when the producers discovered that October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month, they changed the release date to December 1997. See more
When Dr. Saunders watches himself on the news, his phrasing on the TV broadcast does not match how he said his lines during the taping we saw earlier. See more
[a board reads "Valerie - 34D, Veterinarian". The board claps. With her face out of view, a topless Valerie talks to us
I won't say the operation didn't hurt 'cause it felt like a ton of bricks fell on my chest. But the first time I saw my two new best friends, I was like, "Oh, my God! It was worth it!" My shoulders fit me now, I have a waist... I've been reborn! I rock! This is the way that I was always meant to look.
The following is basically a true story, slightly augmented. See more
Written by Bob Cochran
(as Bobby Cochran) and Sharon Sheeley
Performed by Eddie Cochran
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI-Capitol Special Markets See more