‘The Road to Wellville’

Celebrity Q&A, People
on May 11, 2008

What's the name of the movie about Dr. Kellogg, of the cereal company, who advocated colonics? He was played by Lloyd Bridges or one of his sons.
—Hugh McPhail, Murrietta, Calif.

You're likely thinking of The Road to Wellville, a 1994 comedy with Matthew Broderick, Bridget Fonda, John Cusack, Dana Carvey, and Anthony Hopkins (not Lloyd Bridges) as Dr. John Harvey Kellogg. Dr. K believed that the body could be purged of unhealthy toxins and impulses by a regimen of diet, exercise and enemas—and cereal made from grains, which became the cornerstone of the Kellogg empire in the early 1900s.