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




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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dr. Wheedon
Denise Witherspoon
Fertility Clinic Attendant
Wig Shop Owner
Economics Professor
Coach Brandau
Nurse Alvarez
Zestfully Clean Woman
Dean Barlow


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.


Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

20 February 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Az érzékek borzadalma  »

Box Office


$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


$13,035,599 (USA) (8 May 1998)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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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 »


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 »


Scott: Looky, looky. Darryl sees a cookie.
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References Outbreak (1995) See more »


Produced, Written and Recorded by Moby
Published by Warner Tamerlane/Little Idiot Music (BMI)
Courtesy of Elektra Entertainment Group/Mute Records Ltd. U.K.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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24 May 2000 | by (Middlesbrough, England) – See all my reviews

Just like any one of a hundred fart-joke inspired comedies trundled out every year this movie has it's moments and is at times very funny. Wayans is pretty good mainly because he can be ridiculous without over-acting and therefore becoming annoying. However, there is nothing here that you haven't seen before and to know exactly what's going to happen before it happens becomes tiresome. If you want low-budget comedy you'd be better off watching the inspired Ski School 2 or Happy Gilmore and give this one a miss.

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