Frank (Steve Martin) is living the American dream. Blessed with a thriving dental practice and luxury home, and happily engaged to his beautiful assistant, Jean (Laura Dern). But his perfect life quickly unravels when Susan Ivey (Helena Bonham Carter), a seductive new patient with an appetite for painkillers settles into his dentist chair. Before long Frank is wanted by the police, plunging him into a shadowy world of sex, drugs and violence...
Dentist with brain in backwards
- Novocaine review by NC
Have to ignore film is about a dentist who is very stupid. All dentists I have ever met are highly intelligent, and on the ball. That aside Steve messes up big time for patient even thinner than his girl friend. Passes 90 minutes in jovial fashion.