Parents' Guide to

Osmosis Jones

By Nell Minow, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Mostly animated PG film has gross-out humor, violence.

Movie PG 2001 95 minutes
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age 9+

Based on 7 parent reviews

age 10+

This movie was gross and used a lot of bad language and scenes of smoking. I couldn't believe it was only a PG!! I think it definitely should be rated PG-13. Do not let anyone under the age of 13 see this movie.
age 10+

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (7 ):
Kids say (35 ):

The Farrelly brothers and their crude humor have plumbed new depths of internal plumbing in Osmosis Jones. It seems an appropriate follow-up to the brothers' There's Something About Mary, which plumbed new depths of bodily function humor (and ended up on the American Film Institute's list of the 100 funniest movies).

The details -- and many of the jokes -- may be a little hard to follow for anyone who does not have a working knowledge of anatomy. But the basic story line of a cop who likes to do things his way paired up with a straight-arrow, by-the-books partner joining forces against a lethal bad guy is standard movie stuff, and, as usual, it works pretty well.

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