The Man with Two Brains

  • 1983
  • R
  • 93 min
  • USA
  • comedy, science fiction

A story about a brain surgeon who tries to end his unhappy marriage to spend more time with a disembodied brain.

Director: Carl Reiner

Writers: Carl Reiner, Steve Martin, George Gipe

Stars: Steve Martin, Kathleen Turner, David Warner, Paul Benedict, Richard Brestoff


  • Carl Reiner
    Carl Reiner
    Carl Reiner (March 20, 1922 - June 29, 2020) was an American actor, film director, producer, writer and comedian. He has won nine Emmy Awards and one Grammy Award during this career. He has the distinction of being the only person to appear on the The Tonight Show with each of its five hosts.

Main Cast


Tagline: So funny you'll laugh your head off.

Motion Picture Rating: R

Genres: comedy, science fiction

Keywords: brain, just married, marriage contract, wedding, brain surgeon


Producer: David V. Picker, William E. McEuen

Editor: Bud Molin

Casting: Marion Dougherty,

Director of photography: Michael Chapman

Original music composer: Joel Goldsmith

Production design: Mark W. Mansbridge, Polly Platt

Details and Technical Specs

Runtime: 93 min

Country: USA

Language: English

Sound Mix: Dolby Digital

Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1

Color: Color