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The Animal (2001)

PG-13 | | 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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Marvin
... Rianna
... Sgt. Sisk
... Chief Wilson
... Dr. Wilder
... Fatty
... Miles
Bob Rubin ... Bob Harris
Pilar Schneider ... Mrs. De La Rosa
... Mayor
... Mr. Tam
... Patrolman Brady
... Patrolman Jaworski (as Ron Rogge)
... Elkerton Police Officer
... Elkerton Police Officer
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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

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Columbia/Mediatrip

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Release Date:

1 June 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Animal  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$47,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$19,610,520, 3 June 2001, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$57,743,062

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$84,772,742
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Trivia

This was the only Happy Madison film that uses the recurring phrases "You can do it" and "That's a huge bitch". See more »

Goofs

When Marvin talks to Rianna about the date, he says he will pick her up at eight. But later on he is waiting at the bar for her when she arrives. See more »

Quotes

Gay flight attendant: [noticing Marvin sniffing a drug suspect's butt] I hope he's on our flight
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Crazy Credits

The film is dedicated to Rob's father Marvin Schneider. See more »

Connections

Referenced in South Park: The Biggest Douche in the Universe (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Got 2 Be Love
Written by Richie Wermerling (as Richard Wermerling), Nicky Cook and Mark Arnell
Performed by Bottlefly
Courtesy of Universal Records
By Arrangement with Universal Music Enterprises
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I laughed till I cried!
1 June 2001 | by See all my reviews

What a great movie! Rob is one of my favorites anyway so I went in expecting to like it and I came out loving it. Top notch comedy! I was really impressed with Coleen Haskell. Rob was just too good though. I love Duece Bigalow and I liked this one even more....I took my Mom and she is now a big Rob Schneider fan. If you need a good laugh go see this!


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