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Senseless (1998)

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

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Fertility Clinic Attendant
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Lorraine
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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)  »

Also Known As:

Az érzékek borzadalma  »

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 scene where Matthew Lillard's character thinks that Darryl has suffered an overdose, his friends who follow him in the room suggest that he needs a shot of adrenaline to the heart. This is a reference to Pulp Fiction (1994), in which Mia Wallace (Uma Thurman) suffers an overdose and is given a shot of adrenaline to restart her heart. NOTE: This method would not actually work if someone suffered an overdose. See more »

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When Darryl is playing his first hockey game, the announcer says he is close to having a shutout. The play right after that he makes a save and they win. As they are celebrating on the ice, you can see the scoreboard says 4-1. See more »

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Tim LaFlour: You may not have faith in fate but, my man, fate has faith in you.
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Look Around My Window
Written by Ambersunshower (as A. Smith), W. Gaier, R. Hunter, J. Thomas, B. Baker and L. Quinn
Performed by Ambersunshower
Published by Gee Street Music, Inc./Shamalama Publishing, Inc./Famous Music Corporation (ASCAP)/W. Geier,
R. Hunter (AKM)/Alotagood Music Publishing Inc./Next Decade Entertainemt Inc. (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Gee Street Records
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Not that good but if you have good mood-maybe
12 January 2005 | by (Bulgaria) – See all my reviews

Well i read in the TV programmer that on one Chanel i can watch a movie with Matthew Lillard.I saw Marlone Wayns and David Spade and i said to myself-"This movie will be hilarious.OK what are my impressions after watching Senseless.Black comedy with good cast which saves the whole film.First of all-Marlon Wayns.The big star from Scary Movie[2 years later].I thought that he becomes great black comedian actor in Scary Movie but he is also good enough in Senseless.Nobody can compare with Shorty but Darryl is also good character that suits Marlon.Second of all-David Spade.He appears in the big "Just Shoot Me" as Denis and he is great there.Now he is the rich guy who must take his economic test and beat Darryl.He is mean in this one but also great movie for him.Matthew Lillard.His best movie is defiantly Scream and he is also my favorite actor.He does't make much appearances in Senseless but in the scene he is,he is good.Not so hilarious as Scream,Scooby Doo and most of his other films but again the guy that the people notices.At all a good comedy in which Darryl gets super powers of his senses.If you want to watch something with Marlon and Matthew in your free time,choose this.It won't let you down.


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