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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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Storyline

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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1 June 2001 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£345,651 (UK) (2 November 2001)

Gross:

£780,306 (UK) (16 November 2001)
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Trivia

The Frisbee that Rob Schneider catches in his mouth was actually CGI. See more »

Goofs

When Marvin is fighting with the chimp in the animal shelter while visiting with Rianna he twists the chimps nipple. In subsequent shots, his hand is alternately on/off the chimp. See more »

Quotes

Chief Wilson: Marvin, do you worship the Dark Lord.
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The film is dedicated to Rob's father Marvin Schneider. See more »

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Spoofs The Matrix (1999) See more »

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Written by Dave Gutter, Jon Roods, Tony McNaboe, Spencer Albee, Dave Noyes, Jason Ward and Ryan Zoidis
Performed by Rustic Overtones
Courtesy of Tommy Boy Music
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great flick
7 June 2001 | by (chicago) – See all my reviews

If you liked deuce bigalow you'll love the Animal. Rob Schneider is at his best. The plot was not realistic but come on do you really need a plot with sandler producing the movie. A definite must see for the people that love the humor of Saturday Night Live.


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