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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Did You Know?


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 »


When Patrick Ewing throws Darryl onto the court, Patrick Ewings jacket keeps disappearing and reappearing. See more »


Darryl: Oh, I really want to thank you all for helping me with my campus maintenance duties. I think it's a beautiful thing. But remember, plastic goes in the blue, paper in the green.
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Funny, I guess.
16 June 2001 | by (Royal Oak, Michigan) – See all my reviews

I forget when the first time I saw this was, but I laughed a lot. When I went and rented it, I did it for another reason. Because of Myst III: Exile, I quickly became a big fan of Brad Dourif. When I remembered this movie, I had to see it again. This one was a big plus, because he had a bigger role in it than most movies. It was a nice bonus because there were other actors I was fans of in it as well. Matthew Lillard and David Spade are also people I'm fans of. Rip Torn did a very nice job. The Wayans guy was ok, I guess... :)

This movie had what I needed though. Hockey, girls, college, experimental drugs... Oops. I liked it.

Yea Brad Dourif!

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