PG-13 | | Comedy, Sci-Fi
A fire-fighting cadet, two college professors, and a geeky but sexy government scientist work against an alien organism that has been rapidly evolving since its arrival on Earth inside a meteor.
The three main characters perform a commercial for "Head and Shoulders". The idea to this came from the son of Ivan Reitman.
Despite all the warnings, she was smoking in bed, fell asleep. Bad move.
Wayne Grey: And the fire begins. Showtime!
Wayne Grey: Don't worry, ma'am, I'm here to save you!
Wayne Grey: Keep those people back! This is an emergency!
Wayne Grey: Don't you dare die on me! Breathe, dammit, breathe! She's...
The characters refer to the USGS as the United States Geological Society repeatedly. The real USGS is the United States Geological Survey, referred to as such less frequently in the movie's dialog.
There is an item 'Stunt Primate'
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