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The Formula As a tycoon averse to using synthetic oil, Marlon Brando appears in only three scenes of The Formula, yet dominates even the...The Formula As a tycoon averse to using synthetic oil, Marlon Brando appears in only three scenes of The Formula, yet dominates even the...2006-11-10

The Formula

Starring: Marlon Brando, George C. Scott; Director: John G. Avildsen; Status: In Season

As a tycoon averse to using synthetic oil, Marlon Brando appears in only three scenes of The Formula, yet dominates even the commentary track of this tedious thriller. Director John G. Avildsen drily quotes the paunchy actor’s refusal to memorize his lines: ”’Now I don’t have to.”’

Originally posted November 10 2006 — 12:00 AM EST

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