Dead Ringers

Synopsis: The Mantle brothers are both doctors - both gynecologists - and identical twins. Mentally however, one of them is more confident than the other, and always manages to seduce the women he meets. When he's tired of his current partner, she is passed on to the other brother - without her knowing. Everything runs smoothly, until an actress visits their clinic, and the shy brother is the first to fall in love. Will they be able to 'share' her ?
Director(s): David Cronenberg
Production: Media Home Entertainment
  20 wins & 13 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
116 min

for the Axelrod meeting. You'll be OK?

Goodbye, Leo. Remember, I need

the humiliation as well as the money.

I almost never have periods.

Once or twice a year.

Not very enthusiastic ones.

Could I have triplets, do you think?

One in each compartment?

No. It doesn't work like that.


How does it work?

How did it go with la bella contessa?

Did we get our grant?

You were great.

Seductive and charming as usual.

And I think you've got your grant.


...wait a minute.

What's this I hear?

It's for us, not just for me.

- It's for Mantle Inc.

- Yes, yes.

- I know.

- Did she catch on?

Ah, Contessa, you're looking so...

...I don't know,

so Catherine Deneuve tonight!

And how is Marcello?

Due cappuccini, per favore, and quickly.

The Countess... a tigress until she's got

her caffeine in the morning!


...come on...

...I'm not that bad.

You're a little bit smoother in real life.

And the movie star... is she?

She's expecting me for lunch tomorrow.

So you're going to find out for yourself.

- Oh, no!

- Oh, yes.

It's all set up.

The production's rented her

this little apartment... Rosedale!

She'll just be getting out of bed...

...all cosy and warm.

Look, Elly...

the clinic's booked to the hilt.

We've got to pay the rent, you know.

- I'll take your patients.

- Oh, yes

I want you to go.

Bev, you've got to try the movie star.

She's unbelievable.

Don't worry, you'll be all right.

Just do me.

What did you do to me last night?

I'm still vibrating all over.

I learnt it from books.

Mmm, I wish more men

would read those books!


No... thanks.

Well, Doc...

...what's the prognosis?

Can I have a baby... or can't I?

You're asking me that now?

L- I mean, here?

You said the results would be back today.

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David Cronenberg

David Paul Cronenberg, CC OOnt FRSC (born March 15, 1943) is a Canadian filmmaker, actor and author. Cronenberg is one of the principal originators of what is commonly known as the body horror or visceral horror genre. This style of filmmaking explores people's fears of bodily transformation and infection. In his films, the psychological is typically intertwined with the physical. In the first half of his career, he explored these themes mostly through horror and science fiction, although his work has since expanded beyond these genres. His films have won numerous awards, including the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival for his film Crash (1996). more…

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