General Information

Glossary: B
Released Year: 1992
Runtime: 92 minutes
Genre: Comedy
Directors: Dennis Dugan
Writers: Pat Proft
Casts: John Turturro, Nancy Marchand, Bob Nelson, Mel Smith, Teri Copley, George de la Peña, John Savident, Spike Alexander, Juliana Donald
IMDB: Brain Donors (1992) - IMDB

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63
Chicago Tribune -
A string of slapstick sequences at the end of Brain Donors...finally unleashes its potential for subversive hilarity. But the wait is long and not altogether compensated by Turturro's smooth delivery.
40
Los Angeles Times - Michael Wilmington
It's hard to remember when actors have stepped into such a no-win situation and mustered up such panache: Turturro may be on a sinking ship, but he manages to drown brilliantly.
40
Austin Chronicle -
Turturro-Nelson-Smith come across as nothing more than three strangers with an out of synch, watered-down routine that flounders as a pale imitation of their hallowed predecessors.
25
Washington Post -
Producers David and Jerry Zucker have shown with "Airplane," "The Naked Gun" and "Top Secret" that they are inspired film parodists. Brain Donors suggests that they are clumsy plagiarists.

Brain Donors (1992)


Three manic idiots; a lawyer, cab driver and a handyman team up to run a ballet company to fulfill the will of a millionaire. Stooge-like antics result as the trio try to outwit the rich widow and her scheming big-shot lawyer, who also wants to run the ballet.