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The Animal (2001)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Sci-Fi | 1 June 2001 (USA)
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

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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1 June 2001 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$47,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$19,610,520 (USA) (1 June 2001)

Gross:

$55,762,229 (USA) (24 August 2001)
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Trivia

According to Rob Schneider's audio commentary, the heavy set cadet (Elizabeth Branson) who competes against Marvin on the obstacle course was dubbed by an uncredited Amy Poehler. See more »

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The roof of Marvin's car was flattened by the boulder. After the surgery, the roof was only half flattened. See more »

Quotes

Mob Member: I don't want to be part of a mob to kill a black dude
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the credits you can hear "That's a huge bitch", which is the same thing heard when "Duce Bigalo" (played by Rob Schneider) was with the Six Foot Woman. See more »

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Referenced in You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Wild Thing
Written by Matt Dike, Tone Loc (as Anthony Smith) and Marvin Young
Performed by Tone Loc
Courtesy of Delicious Vinyl, Inc.
By Arrangement with Rhino Entertainment Co. and Warner Special Products
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This movie rocks!
29 June 2001 | by (Mexico) – See all my reviews

Unlike some other reviewers here, I'm not really fond of movies like 'The English Patient' nor 'Titanic' or stuff like that.

I do like mindless entertainment, and like usual Schneider succeeds 100% in doing that. This is really good stuff if you just want to sit back, relax and laugh alot. Nothing more, nothing less.

Rob Schneider is in fact a really cool funny guy, he proved that with Deuce Bigalow, SNL and Men Behaving Badly.

Some girls might not like his humor, but that's up to them.

If you're cool, you love this movie, just like other Sandler/Schneider stuff.


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