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Osmosis Jones (2001)

PG  |   |  Animation, Action, Adventure  |  10 August 2001 (USA)
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A policeman white blood cell, with the help of a cold pill, must stop a deadly virus from destroying the human they live in, Frank.

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Osmosis Jones (voice)
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Thrax (voice)
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Drix (voice)
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Leah (voice)
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Tom Colonic (voice)
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Kidney Rock (voice)
Kenny Olson ...
Kidney Rock (voice)
Jason Krause ...
Kidney Rock (voice)
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Kidney Rock (voice)
Stefanie Eulinberg ...
Kidney Rock (voice)
Jimmie Bones ...
Kidney Rock (voice)
Uncle Kracker ...
Kidney Rock (voice)
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Frank Detomello is a slovenly zoo keeper, and simple father to the only young and bright girl named Shane, who catches a cold right after he swallowed a germ-ridden egg! The inside of his body is known as the "City of Frank". An unlikely hero of a policeman white blood cell, by the name of Osmosis Jones, works as a member of Immunity cell. But with that germ-ridden egg comes a mortal danger: Osmosis discovers Frank has really contracted a villainous and black-hearted deadly virus known as Thrax who arrives and is plotting to ultimately overheat Frank's body, killing him from the inside out! Thrax is motivated by trying to become the nastiest new virus, attempting to kill each new victim faster than the previous. His grandiose plan for Frank is death in 48 hours, breaking previous medical records! Meanwhile the pill that Frank took, Drix arrives in the body and covers Frank's throat with ice to cover the irritation. Osmosis Jones becomes his newest partner. Now it's all up to only ... Written by Anthony Pereyra <hypersonic91@yahoo.com>

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$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,271,248 (USA) (10 August 2001)

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$13,596,911 (USA) (5 October 2001)
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Trivia

The raindrops outside the news stand look like sperm cells. See more »

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Chill was sent into Frank as a flu vaccine. While he could have been a live, weakened virus had he been administered via LAIV (FluMist), this variety of the vaccine was not introduced until 2 years after the film was released. So Chill would have had to come from an injection, meaning he would be a dead virus. See more »

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Drix: Special Agent Drixobenzometaphedrimine... Drixenol! The brand that eases your coughs and sneezes. Warning - do not exceed recommended dosage. If symptoms persist, consult a physician. May cause drowsiness. Do not attempt to operate heavy machinery. Pregnant women should not handle broken tablets.
Osmosis: Wow! I'm feeling better already.
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The opening credits are shown on strands on amoeba. See more »

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Spoofs Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) See more »

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Groovejet (If This Ain't Love)
Written by Cristiano Spiller (as C. Spiller), Sophie Ellis-Bextor (as S. Ellis Bextor),
R. Davis, V. Montana, Jr. and R. Walker
Performed by Cristiano Spiller (as DJ Spiller) and Lead Vocals by Sophie Ellis-Bextor (as Sophie Ellis Bextor)
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products, JT Company (Italy), Blanco y Negro Music (Spain),
Scorpio Music (France), EMI Records Ltd., Kontor Records (Germany) and F&G Management
Contains a sample from Carol Williams "Love is You"
Courtesy of Salsoul Records
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Clever, with numerous sight gags
15 August 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Osmosis Jones is a comedy of human proportions, I guess. It works enough and when it works well it's a good movie. Although when you think about it the plot-line inside Frank's body (frank is played by Bill Murray with no shame in great form) is rather routine and for me was the only thing keeping this from being really good.

Still, it might be a worthwhile movie, more for kids than adults, but it it watchable for all. Various voices include Chris Rock, Brandy Norwood, Laurence Fishburne, David Hyde Pierce and William Shatner. Pleasant most of the way and sometimes cool. B


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