The Animal


1h 24m 2001

Brief Synopsis

Wimpy Marvin doesn't have what it takes to fulfill his lifelong dream of becoming a cop. But his luck changes when he's critically injured in a car accident and a deranged scientist secretly uses animal organs to rebuild him. Energized by his new parts, Marvin leaves his weakness behind and achieves

Film Details

Also Known As
Animal, Animal! L'animal...
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2001
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Releasing
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 24m

Synopsis

Wimpy Marvin doesn't have what it takes to fulfill his lifelong dream of becoming a cop. But his luck changes when he's critically injured in a car accident and a deranged scientist secretly uses animal organs to rebuild him. Energized by his new parts, Marvin leaves his weakness behind and achieves instant fame as a supercop. Life is good to Marvin, until his animal instincts start taking over his body and threaten his relationship with his new love, Rianna.

Crew

Spencer Albee

Song

John Alexander

Stunts

Molly Allen

Location Manager

James K Amerian

Production Assistant

Pete Anthony

Music Conductor

Chris Antonucci

Stunts

Roy Arbogast

Special Effects Supervisor

Mark Arnell

Song

Donald Arnold

Transportation Co-Captain

Marcy Arnold

Post-Production Assistant

Alan Au

Production Designer

Rick Avery

Stunts

David Bach

Sound Editor

Johann Sebastian Bach

Music

Minh Bahnsen

Grip

Patrick Ballin

Editor

Craig R Baron

Assistant Property Master

Alex Barraza

Key Grip

David R Basset

Song

Travis Baumann

Digital Effects Supervisor

Lisa S Beasley

Assistant Production Coordinator

Anna Beemer

Rerecording

Calvin Bellamy

Song

Michael A Benson

Director Of Photography

Steve Berens

Stunts

Steve Berens

Animal Trainer

Steve Berens

Technical Advisor

Howard Berger

Digital Effects Supervisor

Hans Berggren

Assistant Director

Barry Bernardi

Producer

Lark Bernini

Production Coordinator

Chris Beyers

Key Grip

George Billinger Iii

Steadicam Operator

Kamar Bitar

Makeup

Dean C Black

Transportation Captain

Bryan Bonwell

Music Coordinator

Robin Borovic

Casting Associate

Gary Bourgeois

Rerecording

Elizabeth Boykewich

Casting

Michael Bradford

Song

Karen Bradley

Makeup Artist

Tom Brady

Screenplay

Tom Brady

From Story

Tom Brady

Coproducer

Tom Brady

Story By

Jack Brake

Stunts

John Brannagan

Stunts

Max Brehme

Property Master

Jenny Lynn Burnett

Accountant

Raymond Burns

Hair Stylist

Richard Burtness

Grip

Laura Butler

Other

John Cade

Stunts

Ted Caloroso

Assistant

Jeff Caples

Assistant

Jay Caputo

Stunts

Jack Carpenter

Stunts

Marla Casey

Stunts

John Cassella Jr.

3-D Artist

Teddy Castellucci

Music

Mark Chadwick

Stunts

Elizabeth M Chamberlain

Animal Trainer

Robert Chapin

3-D Artist

Mongo Chen

Other

Albert Cho

Assistant Director

Joseph Chouchanian

Key Grip

Jude Christodal

Song

Jude Christodal

Song Performer

Joseph Cicio

Camera Operator

Richard L Clark

Animal Trainer

Charlie Colin

Song

Peter Collister

Director Of Photography

Michael D Combs

Other

Kevin M Conlin

Construction Coordinator

Henry Cook

Song

Nicky Cook

Song

Dave Cooley

Song

Nicolle Cornute

Art Department

Jeff Corritori

Grip

Tom Costain

Editing

Joe Couch

Props

Scott Crabbe

Video Assist/Playback

Gino Crognale

Art Department

Lorraine Crossman

Set Costumer

Erwin M Cukurs

Set Designer

Carr D'angelo

Producer

Derek Dauchy

Coproducer

Donald K Davidson

Lighting

Gretchen Davis

Makeup Artist

Alan Day

Swing Gang

Tony De La Rosa

Song Performer

Tony De La Rosa

Song

Denise E. Decker

Assistant

Louise Decordoba

Production Accountant

Darrin Deloach

Assistant

Jayson Demunigo

Stunts

Darrin Denlinger

Storyboard Artist

Derek Dibiagio

Assistant

Bill Dietrich

3-D Artist

Matt Dike

Song

Michael Dilbeck

Music Supervisor

Seong Dilg

Grip

Robert S Dilley

Electrician

Timothy Dmec

Stunts

William Dolan

Other

Don Domino

Best Boy Grip

James Donaruma

Assistant

Kelly Doran

Sound

Adam Dorn

Song

Shauna Duggins

Stunts

Rachel Emmers

Makeup

Michael Etheridge

Production Assistant

Charles Fagin

Production Assistant

Paula Fairfield

Sound Design

Tim Falconer

Location Manager

Russell Farmarco

Adr Supervisor

Andrew Farriss

Song

Dane Farwell

Stunts

Danielle Fenati

Production Assistant

Chad Fischer

Song

Christian Fletcher

Stunts

Edward Flotard

Transportation Coordinator

Robert S Frank

Assistant Location Manager

Bruce Franklin

Assistant Director

Gary Fredrickson

Best Boy

Janet Freedland

Art Department

Christine Gaiman

Assistant

Sherry Gallarneau

Script Supervisor

Laura Ganis

Animal Trainer

Richie Gaona

Stunts

Reggie Garcia

Special Effects

Todd Garner

Producer

Marvin Gaye

Song

Marvin Gaye

Song Performer

Serge Genitempo

Other

J.j. George

Music Editor

Marc Gerschwind

Production Assistant

Jack Giarraputo

Executive Producer

Brian Gibson

Production Assistant

Jack P Glenn

Dolly Grip

Steven Golebiowski

Assistant

Trevor Goring

Storyboard Artist

Lukasz Gottwald

Song

Jason Gourson

Assistant Editor

Jeff Gourson

Editor

Greg W Gowdy

Electrician

Robert Gray

Swing Gang

Adrienne Greshock

Production Assistant

Stuart Grusin

Music Editor

Gary Guercio

Stunt Man

Gary Guercio

Stunt Coordinator

Jonathan Guerra

Production Assistant

Dave Gutter

Song

James Hall

Art Department

Chiz Hasegawa

Makeup

Thirl Haston

Stunts

Beth Hathaway

Special Effects

Susan Hellmann

Assistant Director

Mo Henry

Negative Cutting

Michael Herron

Video Assist/Playback

Eddie Hice

Stunts

Rob Hotchkiss

Song

Doctor Shen Hsu

Advisor

Steele Hunter

Best Boy Grip

Jenifer Hurley

Animal Trainer

Tom Iannessa

Music Coordinator

Tim Imre

Production

Terry Jackson

Stunts

Jennifer Jew

Assistant Editor

Dennis Johnson

Other

Douglas S Johnson

Camera

Julie Ann Johnson

Stunts

Keii Johnston

Stunts

David Jones

Visual Effects Supervisor

Tom Jordan

Assistant Camera Operator

Orada Jusatayanond

Sound Editor

Donald Kaeding

Swing Gang

Eric Kagan

Production Assistant

Tracy Kaplan

Casting

Christian Kastner

On-Set Dresser

Shane D Kelly

Lighting Technician

David Kelson

Sound Mixer

Steven King

Special Effects

Ronald Kline

Electrician

Anthony Kramme

Stunts

Kris Krosskove

Camera Operator

Peter Kunkle

Electrician

Robert Kurtzman

Digital Effects Supervisor

Robert Kurtzman

Puppeteer

Carrie L A

Assistant Location Manager

Rose Labrizzi

Makeup

Jim Lapidus

Costume Designer

Kirsten Laube

Camera

Maryjane Layani

Other

Stevie Lazo

Post-Production Accountant

Ai Ling Lee

Sound Editor

Dave Lee

Effects Assistant

William D Lee

Grip

Howard Leonard

Hair Stylist

Scott Leslie

Assistant Property Master

Film Details

Also Known As
Animal, Animal! L'animal...
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2001
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Releasing
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 24m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Summer June 1, 2001

Released in United States on Video October 30, 2001

Project acquired in turnaround from Disney.

Rob Schneider reportedly received a low seven figure sum to star.

Feature directorial debut for short filmmaker Luke Greenfield.

Feature debut for Colleen Haskell, noted for her role on the popular TV show "Survivor".

Rob Schneider reportedly received a low seven figure sum to star.

Completed shooting December 15, 2001.

Began shooting October 23, 2000.

Released in United States Summer June 1, 2001

Released in United States on Video October 30, 2001