This film is so funny. Bette Midler and Lily Tomlin are fantasic in this and what a bonus, you get two of each!!
The story revolves around two sets of twins accidentally mixed up at birth and their reunion years later when a big corporation start to bully a small town that gets in the way of their new development opportunity.
This idea has been used before but never has it produced so many laughs especially the scene in the women's bathroom.
I definitely recommend this film. It's one I have watched time and time again, and now I've just ordered the DVD, I'll watch it even more!!
The story concerns two sets of twins who were mixed up at birth; the city super-rich Sadie and Rose Shelton, and Jupiter Hollow country folk Sadie and Rose Ratliff. When the Shelton's company Moramax decides to stripmine Jupiter Hollow, the two Ratliff twins journey to New York in order to attend the annual stockholder's meeting and kick up a big fuss.
All the action takes place at the world-famous Plaza Hotel; the film is a delightful throwback to the screwball comedies of the 30's with the opening and shutting of doors, etc). The cast includes Edward Herrmann, Mary Gross and Fred Ward in fine supporting roles, though the spotlight is always on Lily (Rose Shelton and Rose Ratliff) and Bette (Sadie Shelton and Sadie Ratliff).
Two thumbs up!
The DVD includes a trailer for "Spy Hard". (Single-layer, single-sided disc).