Box-Office Brawn

Body builder to megastar: Arnold Schwarzenegger has a huge following everywhere and the world on a string. It could only happen in the movies.

Arnold Schwarzenegger is a director too. This year he did The Switch, a 25- minute episode on the cable-TV series Tales from the Crypt. It's a little morality play that asks the question, What do you have to do to become Arnold Schwarzenegger?

To win the love of his fickle girlfriend, a rich, withered old man named Webster spends $1 million on plastic surgery; he trades faces with a young Adonis named Hans. But the girl still finds Webster repulsive, so he spends $2 million more for Hans' handsome torso. Webster is a big hit on Muscle Beach, but when he's...

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