Osmosis Jones

Watch Osmosis Jones

"Every body needs a hero."
  • PG
  • 2001
  • 1 hr 35 min
  • 6.3  (38,524)
  • 57

Osmosis Jones is a movie that was released in 2001 and directed by Peter and Bobby Farrelly. It is a mix of live-action and animation, which tells the story of a white blood cell named Osmosis Jones and his team, who protect the human body from harmful infections and viruses. The movie stars Chris Rock as the voice actor for Osmosis Jones, a passionate and enthusiastic white blood cell, who is always ready to protect the human body. The movie begins with a brief introduction of Frank (played by Bill Murray), the main character. Frank is an overweight, unhealthy and unkempt zookeeper who eats junk food all day and has no concern for his health.

One day while at the zoo, Frank eats a hard-boiled egg that has been lying around for days. The egg is contaminated with a virus called Thrax (voiced by Laurence Fishburne), who is known as the deadliest virus in history. Thrax enters Frank's bloodstream and begins attacking cells in his body. Osmosis Jones and his partner, Drix (voiced by David Hyde Pierce), a cold pill, are put on the case to find and eliminate the virus.

The movie takes the audience on a journey through Frank's body, showing how cells work together to fight infections and how medicines help the body heal. Through Osmosis Jones and Drix, the audience learns how the body functions on a cellular level, as well as how some of the common diseases, such as the common cold, affect the body.

Aside from being an educational and informative movie, Osmosis Jones also has its funny moments. Chris Rock's wit and humor are evident throughout the entire movie, making it a fun and enjoyable experience for both adults and children. There is also a lot of physical humor and slapstick moments that will have audiences laughing out loud.

The animation in Osmosis Jones is top-notch, seamlessly blending the animated cells and organs with the live-action characters. The movie was ahead of its time in terms of its use of animation and special effects. The creative use of colors and designs for the cells and viruses makes the movie visually interesting and engaging.

Laurence Fishburne delivers an outstanding performance as the villain, Thrax. His deep and menacing voice perfectly captures the character's sinister nature. David Hyde Pierce is also impressive as the voice actor for Drix, adding a touch of sophistication and humor to the character.

Overall, Osmosis Jones is a unique and entertaining movie that blends education, humor, and animation. It is a movie that stands out from the crowd and is definitely worth watching, whether you are a fan of animation or not. It is a movie that will appeal to audiences of all ages and backgrounds and is a great addition to any family movie night.

Osmosis Jones is a 2001 adventure movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 35 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.3 and a MetaScore of 57.

Osmosis Jones
Where to Watch Osmosis Jones
Osmosis Jones is available to watch free on The Roku Channel Free, Tubi TV and YouTube. It's also available to stream, download and buy on demand at Apple TV, Amazon, Google Play, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent Osmosis Jones for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.
  • Release Date
  • MPAA Rating
  • Runtime
    1 hr 35 min
  • Language
  • IMDB Rating
    6.3  (38,524)
  • Metascore