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A student gets his senses enhanced by an experimental drug. But abuse is not an option.

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Dr. Wheedon
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Denise Witherspoon
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Fertility Clinic Attendant
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Wig Shop Owner
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Darryl Witherspoon is a young black college student who wants to win annual junior analyst competition, which can land him a job in a big brokerage company. He becomes a guinea pig for the drug developed at the college which is promised to heighten all senses by ten times. Written by Anonymous

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A secret experiment gave him super senses. Then came the side-effects.

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Rated R for language and sexual content | See all certifications »

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20 February 1998 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$5,337,651 (USA) (20 February 1998)

Gross:

$13,035,599 (USA) (8 May 1998)
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During the ending sequence, the song "Movin' on up", from the TV series The Jeffersons (1975),is playing as Daryl walks into his building and tips the doorman, who is played by Sherman Hemsley. Helmsley starred in "The Jeffersons". See more »

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When Darryl is in the clothing store he is supposedly nude, but in the close shots you can see he is wearing black underpants. See more »

Quotes

Scott: Witherspoon. Rushing as a senior, I see.
Darryl: Hey, just trying to join the frat.
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Darryl: Whoa! Not since the Bush years.
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Soundtracks

Perfect for You
Written by Prince B. (as A. Cordes) and C. Anderson
Performed by PM Dawn (as P.M. Dawn)
Published by MCA Music Publishing,
A Division of MCA Inc./Gee Street Music, Inc./Famous Music Corporation (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Gee Street Records
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Predictable, Juvenile, Entertaining
28 February 2004 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

Yes. This movie is predictable. You do not have to watch very long before you may guess almost everything that will happen, and sure enough, it does. No surprises anywhere. In addition, as in many other movies which Marlon Wayans appears in, a lot of the jokes is pretty juvenile and of "low" quality, focusing on stuff you thought were funny when you were five years old and very tired. The again, some of the jokes, still being juvenile, is actually funny. So, as it turns out, as a whole, the movie is entertaining. Not the best comedy ever made, but I have seen a lot worse too.

Wayans does his stuff as can be expected, not raising any eyebrows (for his performance anyway) nor disappointing. However, personally, I hoped for David Spade to have a bigger role. In my opinion he is a very good comedian but does not have any chance to show it in this movie.

To conclude, do not have the greatest expectations, sit back and enjoy.

5/10


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