Andrew Garfield, Mahershala Ali, Ruth Negga, and five others received their first-ever acting nominations for 2017. While these actors are new to the Academy Awards, you may recognize them from their earlier work.
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
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After Shane sees Frank being put into an ambulance, she gets off the bus and rushes to Uncle Bob, despite Mrs. Boyd's objections. Bob then calls out to the teacher, "It's OK; I'm her niece!" This is most likely a flubbed line from Chris Elliott which should have been either "I'm her uncle!" or "She's my niece!" However, it could also be intentional, serving to convey how distracted Bob is by his concern for his brother. See more »
[Drix is at the bladder, about to board the next barge out]
Drix! Yo, Drix! Get your time-released butt off this boat. Thrax is alive! Let's go!
I'm sorry, Osmosis, I can't help you.
I wasn't designed to combat a virus. Read my label.
You gotta learn to think outside the pill box, man. I've known sugar pills who cured cancer, just because they believed they could.
Oh, I don't know, Ozzy. Look at me. I'm cherry flavored.
Hey, pal. You on or off?
Fine. Flush your life down the toilet.
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The Warner Brothers logo comes up looking like a germ-like substance with tentacles (with a blue tint) matching the "feel" of the movie, and is static instead of the modern 3D animated sequence. See more »
Okay, I think I've found the Sadly Underrated Movie of the Year.
I think that, between this and "the Iron Giant", Warner Brothers Animation has GOT to spring for a better promotion department. Really, all they'd have to say is something like: "We just let the creators of 'Something About Mary' and 'Dumb and Dumber' make their own cartoon. Brace yourselves."
All complaints aside, and none of them are really the movie's fault, this is one of the most inventive animated films I've seen in a very long time. The characters and backgrounds are allowed to look and move in ways that are downright refreshingly bizarre. The visuals are very imaginative. The humor, while funny, is still very much what you'd expect from a Farelly Brothers movie that takes place inside a very sick man, so I wouldn't recommend it to little kids or the weak of stomach. If you have a little future A+P major, however, this is going to blow their mind. Give it a look!
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