• The Animal (2001)

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The Animal

Release Date: June 1st, 2001

DVD Release Date: October 30th, 2001

PG-13 |1 hr 24 min

Plot Summary

Marvin (Rob Schneider) is a man 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.

Cast: Rob Schneider, Colleen Haskell, John C. McGinley, Ed Asner, Michael Caton, Louis Lombardi, Guy Torry, Bob Rubin

Director: Luke Greenfield

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Happy Madison Productions, Revolution Studios

Distributors: Columbia Pictures

Keywords: Rise, Police station, Father, Pursuit, Transformation, Police officer, Madcap, Love interest, 2000s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Jonathan ForemanNew York Post

    Isn't quite up to the comic standard of Rob Schneider's 1999 hit "Deuce Bigalow, Male Gigolo." show more

  • 63
    Susan WloszczynaUSA Today

    Schneider, with his cherub curls and scrawny physique, adopts a pussycat persona that engenders goodwill. show more

  • 50
    Elizabeth WeitzmanNew York Daily News

    Judging by the audience reaction -- there is apparently something funny about the idea of a man trying to hump a goat in heat. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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