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The Animal (2001)

 -  Comedy | Sci-Fi  -  1 June 2001 (USA)
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After receiving organ transplants from various animal donors, a man finds himself taking on the traits of those animals.

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From the producers of the comedy smash Deuce Bigalow comes The Animal, about a small, wimpy Marvin, who doesn't have what it takes to fulfill his lifelong dream to be a cop. But his luck changes when he's critically injured in a car accident and a deranged scientist secretly uses animal organs to rebuild him. Energized by his new parts, Marvin leaves his weakness behind and achieves instant fame as a supercop. Now a hero, life is going great for Marvin until his animal instincts start taking over his body at all the wrong times. Marvin struggles to remain civilized and be a perfect gentleman with his new love, Rianna in a series of hilarious situations that would drive any animal crazy. Written by Dean Kish, Comingsoon.net

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He wasn't much of a man... Now he's not much of an animal. See more »

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Comedy | Sci-Fi

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Rated PG-13 for some crude and sexual humor | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£345,651 (UK) (2 November 2001)

Gross:

£780,306 (UK) (16 November 2001)
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This is Colleen Haskell's debut as an actress after being one of the final contenders in the first season of Survivor (2000). Rob Schneider said that working with Haskell was one of the unexpected pleasures of making the film. See more »

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When Marvin drops the fish in his mouth while he was in the animal shelter his right arm is bent and next to his shoulder, in the next shot it's straight and at his side See more »

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Mob Member: I don't want to be part of a mob to kill a black dude
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The film is dedicated to Rob's father Marvin Schneider. See more »

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References Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999) See more »

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Bourree from Suite No. 3 in D Major
Written by Johann Sebastian Bach
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Great Movie
2 June 2001 | by (The tippy top of mt. everest) – See all my reviews

This movie is pretty funny. The gags are spread throughout the movie, so you'll be laughing the whole time you're watching. I know I couldn't stop laughing. This is a great movie that deserves to be seen by anyone who loves comedies. The ending was predictable but it was still a good ending. It's just as good as the other happy madison movies (Little Nicky,Joe Dirt, Deuce Bigalow)and if you like those movies, you'll like this as well. Overall,it's better than joe dirt, but not as good as little nicky or deuce bigalow.


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