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 Jason Reitman, 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...
(at around 54 mins) The way Ira holds his coffee cup in the diner changes repeatedly between shots.
The trio do an endorsement for the shampoo Head & Shoulders just before the end-credits.
$13,408,351 (USA) (10 June 2001)