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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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He's one cell of a guy. 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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Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

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

The signs in Franks body read "Slow - Sore Throat", "Ulcer Repair", "Danger - Open Nerve" and many more like it. In the stomach, Arrivals signs like "Booger" can be seen. See more »

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On a diagram of Frank's body, the word collarbone is spelled as 'collerbone'. See more »

Quotes

Shane: Don't you ever think about anyone other than yourself?
Frank: I think about you all the time.
Shane: Were you thinking about me when you packed me a fried Slim Jim sandwich for lunch?
Frank: Yeah, it was a turkey Slim Jim!
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The title appears as bubbles, which then pop after 5 seconds. See more »

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Followed by Ozzy & Drix (2002) See more »

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Break U Off
Written by Mike Bradford and Uncle Kracker (as Matt Shafer)
Produced by Mike Bradford
Performed by Uncle Kracker
Courtesy of Lava/Atlantic 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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