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Senseless (1998)

A student gets his senses enhanced by an experimental drug. But abuse is not an option.

Director:

Penelope Spheeris

Writers:

Greg Erb, Craig Mazin

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marlon Wayans ... Darryl Witherspoon
Brad Dourif ... Dr. Wheedon
Esther Scott ... Denise Witherspoon
Debra Jo Rupp ... Fertility Clinic Attendant
Mark Christopher Lawrence ... Wig Shop Owner
Matthew Lillard ... Tim LaFlour
David Spade ... Scott Thorpe
Tamara Taylor ... Janice
John Ingle ... Economics Professor
Rip Torn ... Randall Tyson
Ernie Lively ... Coach Brandau
Jenette Goldstein ... Nurse Alvarez
Kenya Moore ... Lorraine
Constance Zimmer ... Zestfully Clean Woman
Ken Lerner ... Dean Barlow
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Storyline

Darryl Witherspoon is a young black college student who wants to win annual junior analyst competition, which can land him a job in a big brokerage company. He becomes a guinea pig for the drug developed at the college which is promised to heighten all senses by ten times. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

A secret experiment gave him super senses. Then came the side-effects.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and sexual content | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 February 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Az érzékek borzadalma See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,337,651, 22 February 1998, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$13,035,599, 10 May 1998
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The exterior shot of David Spade's fraternity was filmed at the Delta Tau Delta house at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ. The letters on the front stairs were painted on for the movie and re-painted after filming. See more »

Goofs

While theme from The Jeffersons is being sung mentioning the "east side" the image is the lower west side on Manhattan. See more »

Quotes

Darryl: Yo sir! Yo! Difference of opinion here.
Economics Professor: Uh, Darryl. And we can do without the yo-ing.
Darryl: What he's saying is let's help people by firing them. Now this seems to me, ebonically speaking, wack.
Scott: Perhaps Darryl does have a special insight into the blue-collar or, should I say, hairnet mentality.
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Connections

References Outbreak (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Mucho Dinero
Written by J. Hannam and Rashad Smith (as R. Smith)
Performed by Yankee B.
Produced by Rashad Smith
Published by Gee Street Inc./Famous Music, Inc. (ASCAP)/Sadiyahs Music (BMI)
Courtesy of Gee Street Records
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what ever happened to humour in this world
11 January 2006 | by stuart-1888See all my reviews

I don't believe the poor rating that this film has been given. This is one of the funniest films I have seen in a long time. If people watched it with an open mind and stopped trying to serious movie critics and analyse every film they see, they would realise that it is great fun and entertaining. I have recommended this film to lots of my mates and they all thought it was side-splittingly funny. Everybody out there who gave it a crap rating should watch it again, as I pity them for their lack of humour and understanding of a good comedy. I gave this film a ten and I think it was worth every point. Anybody else agree-let me know.Vote and lets get this movie up from the paltry score of 5.4(what an insult)ENOUGH SAID. WAYANS BROTHERS ROCK.


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