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Osmosis Jones (2001)

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A policeman white blood cell, with the help of a cold pill, must stop a deadly virus from destroying the human they live in, Frank.

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Marc Hyman
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Rock ... Osmosis Jones (voice)
Laurence Fishburne ... Thrax (voice)
David Hyde Pierce ... Drix (voice)
Brandy Norwood ... Leah (voice)
William Shatner ... Mayor Phlegmming (voice)
Ron Howard ... Tom Colonic (voice)
Kid Rock ... Kidney Rock (voice)
Kenny Olson Kenny Olson ... Kidney Rock (voice)
Jason Krause Jason Krause ... Kidney Rock (voice)
Joe C. ... Kidney Rock (voice)
Stefanie Eulinberg Stefanie Eulinberg ... Kidney Rock (voice)
Jimmie Bones Jimmie Bones ... Kidney Rock (voice)
Uncle Kracker ... Kidney Rock (voice)
Jonathan Adams ... Additional Character Voice (voice)
Carlos Alazraqui ... Additional Character Voice (voice)
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Storyline

Frank Detorre 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 Anthony Pereyra <hypersonic91@yahoo.com>

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He's one cell of a guy, and his partner's a real pill See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for bodily humor | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Julie Benz were considered for the role of Leah. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Drix: Special Agent Drixobenzometaphedrimine... Drixenol! The brand that eases your coughs and sneezes. Warning - do not exceed recommended dosage. If symptoms persist, consult a physician. May cause drowsiness. Do not attempt to operate heavy machinery. Pregnant women should not handle broken tablets.
Osmosis: Wow! I'm feeling better already.
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Crazy Credits

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 »

Alternate Versions

Gonad's Gym logo appears on Drix's suitcase during a scene in police station locker room. In an earlier "cut" of the film, Ozzy and Drix visit an amusement park behind Frank's eye, called "See World". See more »

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Spoofs Titanic (1997) See more »

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Fill Me In
Produced by Mark Hill
Performed by Craig David
Courtesy of Wildstar Records Ltd.
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User Reviews

 
The stand-out comedy of 2001- someone has a big imagination
17 November 2002 | by wuzupn_tbSee all my reviews

Whoever made this has a big imagination about what goes on inside the human body. It's very witty and smart. The whole rookie cop cliche who messes up and is THIS close to being pulled off the force and has a hunch a teams up with an unlikely buddy and ends up being right (for example, Rush Hour) is being given a whole new twist. The Farrley Brothers have done it again- and made a solid B+ stand out comedy. B+, 8/10


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 August 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Osmosis Jones See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,271,248, 12 August 2001

Gross USA:

$13,596,911

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$14,026,418
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2.39 : 1
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