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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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Leah (voice)
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Tom Colonic (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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body | virus | egg | white blood cell | blood | See more »

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He's one cell of a guy, and his partner's a real pill See more »


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Rated PG for bodily humor | See all certifications »

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10 August 2001 (USA)  »

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$75,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$13,596,911 (USA) (5 October 2001)
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According to filmmakers, Mayor Phlegmming is based on Richard Nixon and Tom Colonic is based on John F. Kennedy. William Shatner played Phlegmming accordingly. See more »

Goofs

When Frank's daughter decides not to go to Buffalo with him, we see the ticker above his door showing the scores of various sports games. The item "Seattle: 5 Oakland: 4" scrolls onto the screen in two consecutive shots. See more »

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[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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Spoofs Il était une fois... la vie (1986) See more »

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Take it to Da House
Written by Funk Boogie, Money Mark, J.V., Trina, Co, Trick Daddy,
Charles Bobbitt (as C. Bobbit), Fred Wesley (as F. Wesley), James Brown (as J. Brown),
, C. Wayne, Harry Wayne Casey (as H. Casey) and Richard Finch (as R. Finch)
Performed by Trick Daddy featuring The Slip-N-Slide Express
Courtesy of Slip 'n Slide Records/Atlantic Records
Contains excerpts from "The Boss" by James Brown, used courtesy of Polydor Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises and sampled recording from "Boogie Shoes" as Performed by KC & The Sunshine Band (as K.C. and the Sunshine Band),
included courtesy of EMI Records Ltd. and used under license from Warner Special Products
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Fun movie indeed
21 September 2002 | by (Nashville, TN) – See all my reviews

I can't believe this movie made such little money it's sad cause it's a very cute and original idea. It's fun to watch how the pill and blood cell travel to different parts of the body. And Bill Murray is good as usual, and Chris Rock's voice fits in with the main character rather well too. I wish the real story could have been put in a little more and the daughter character a little less, plus Chris Elliott is a terrible actor. But overall the movie isn't bad and it's fun and cute, 7/10


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