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 placement of the element selenium in Head and Shoulders shampoo is technically correct. Though regular Head and Shoulders shampoo does not have any of the element, Head and Shoulders Intensive Treatment Shampoo actually does consist of approximately 1% selenium sulfide.
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 21 mins) During the "class trip" to the meteor crash site, the gas that the flatworms breath is clinging very low to the ground. Yet, in the very next scene, after they have collected some of the worms and a sample of the atmosphere in a jar, the gas is clearly floating at the top of the jar with the worms having to reach up to breath it.
The trio do an endorsement for the shampoo Head & Shoulders just before the end-credits.
The DreamWorks logo starts the film in the North American versions; the version released in Europe and Asia has the Columbia Pictures logo at the beginning.
$13,408,351 (USA) (10 June 2001)
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