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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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The further adventures of Osmosis Jones and Drix as they defend the body of a young boy.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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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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Rated PG for bodily humor | See all certifications »

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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 population of the City of Frank is 78,899,293,934,872,302,829,287,438. See more »

Goofs

During the beginning when Ozzy is patrolling the mouth in a helicopter, there is a shot where some of the bubbles of egg and saliva very quickly shift position. This is likely an animation error. See more »

Quotes

[Osmosis is at the theater watching one of Frank's dreams when the screen appears to burn up]
Osmosis: Thrax is alive! Thrax is alive and he's in the brain!
Cell: Oh, sure, pal! Spoil the ending.
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The opening credits are shown on strands on amoeba. See more »

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References Lethal Weapon 4 (1998) 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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Crude humor but funny antics.
6 February 2002 | by (Colorado) – See all my reviews

How does the body work?

I've always wanted to know exactly what goes on inside my body, and I must say I had a pretty fair idea thanks to my Biology class in school.

Then I saw Osmosis Jones, which completely threw me off.

The way Frank's body works and the cause/effect situations in this movie are hilarious! Frank is seen as a huge city, such as New York or Los Angeles, and blood cells live out their daily lives. The creative abilities of the creators of this movie seems endless even though it is limited to Frank's body.

The characters are well drawn-out, and we even learn some of Jones' background (he lived in a certain area of the body and had hardly any education). Drix is a product of a cold pill and assigned to help out around the place, and we learn much about him as he explains it all to Jones.

The music in this movie isn't bad, but some of it didn't really match with the scenes. Randy Edelman is the composer, and he doesn't do a bad job. Even the rap and R&B music fit in and didn't sound too bad.

All in all, Osmosis Jones is a great movie if you like animation (especially quick-action animated fighting scenes) and imaginative adventures such as these.


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