Bob and Walt Tenor are twin brothers, who not only share a passion for life, but also a liver. Thanks to their teamwork, being conjoined twins is not a handicap to them. But, when Walt's dreams of stardom of acting on the screen and Bob's shyness clashes, they both begin to fall out. This doesn't help when Bob's Internet girl arrives in town, unaware of their handicap, and when Walt gains his own TV show with Cher.Written by
Ben Carson is an actual doctor who has successfully separated conjoined twins in real-life. In a twenty-two-hour surgery, he was the first doctor in history to accomplish this task with both of the twins surviving. His wife and three children also appear in the hospital waiting room. See more »
On the way to the hospital, when Morty pulls up next to the moving car in his scooter, he is holding a cigar in his hand; the smoke is blowing forward, not backward as it should on a moving vehicle. See more »
This turned out to be a surprisingly effective comedy. Okay, sure, you can say that a movie that pokes fun at conjoined twins is in poor taste, but there's nothing malicious about it -- it feels, if you can believe it, genuine.
You really get a sense of the tenderness and the bond that has developed between the two brothers. Of course, as you'd expect from the Farrelly brothers, it's laugh-out-loud funny. As you might not expect, there's not really any gross-out humor: it's more "Hal" than "Mary". If you can't tell, I was pleasantly surprised by this movie.
Some gag highlights: Cher with her boyfriends, Matt Damon's stage fright, Greg Kinnear in a animal costume.
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