A team of scientists working for a pharmaceutical company discovers a cure for depression. When the company finds itself in trouble financially, they rush the new drug into production without doing enough testing. Things seem to go fine until some of the users of the drug start slipping into comas. It becomes a race between the scientists who want to tell the world the truth and the company's marketing department who wants to protect their profit margin. Written by
Shove this up your mind
Did You Know?
The proper or common name of the fictional drug in the film, Gleemonex, is revealed to be "Duoroflouriximinimum 602" during the scene where Queen Elizabeth II approves its release. See more
When the two workmen roll the carpet into a tube, it is obviously lopsided, accumulating on the left hand side of the screen. In the next shot, the carpet is perfectly even. See more
Dr. Chris Cooper
[holding out cappuccino cup to assistant
My cap is luke.
No, Luke Skywalker, you fuckin' inbred.
After the credits, Mother Hurdicure is distressed over her grandson flying away with the balloons she gave him, and is queried by the boy's mother as to his whereabouts. See more
Referenced in The Wrong Guy
written & performed by They Might Be Giants
courtesy of Elektra Entertainment Group
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