Osmosis Jones (partially found PG-13 cut of animated comedy film; 2001)

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Osmosis Jones poster.jpg

Theatrical poster for the film.

Status: Partially found

Osmosis Jones is a live-action/animated film, released in 2001, directed by the Farrelly Brothers. It stars Chris Rock as Osmosis Jones, a clumsy white blood cell, and David Hyde Pierce as Drix, a determined duty-serving cold pill, who is Osmosis Jones's partner and best friend. The two together have to defeat Thrax, voiced by Laurence Fishburne, a virus who is set to kill Frank, played by Bill Murray, the man whose body they are in. It was a box-office bomb, and was met with mixed reviews.[1]

History[edit | edit source]

Osmosis Jones suffered through development hell, as directors were switched from Tom Sito and Piet Kroon, to Peter and Bob Farrelly. The film was originally rated PG-13.[2][3] However, Warner Bros. wanted the film to be more family friendly oriented, so it was cut down to meet PG standards.[4][5]

Found Deleted Scenes[edit | edit source]

  • Drix complaining about his need to go inside of the nose and throat.[6]
  • Frank's nose leaking, while he's picking his nose. Osmosis saves Drix from being on Frank's finger, and they are inhaled into the sinuses.[7]
  • The scene where Osmosis and Drix chase Thrax is extended; Thrax leaps from his car and glides away. Osmosis and Drix take a shortcut to the uvula by riding inside of the esophagus, where they ride over an acid belch. Osmosis's line "What the hell is a uvula?" is changed to "What the heck is a uvula?."[8]

Lost Deleted Scenes[edit | edit source]

  • Osmosis and Drix going to Gonad's Gym, located in Frank's testicles, to exercise his sperm.[9]
  • Mayor Phlegmming realizing his mistakes, and resigning his presidency to Tom Colonic.[10]
  • A young Osmosis going to a family reunion, while Frank is getting a blood drive, taking away Osmosis's family away from him.[11]
  • Osmosis and Drix visiting See World, an amusement park located behind Frank's eye.[12]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Videos[edit | edit source]

The three deleted scenes included on the DVD.

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