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Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi | 28 July 2000 (USA)
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Scientist Sherman Klump's inventions, his upcoming marriage to his pretty colleague Denise Gaines and his reputation are threatened by his evil clone Buddy Love.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Denise's Father
Denise's Mother
Leanne Guilford
Gabriel Williams ...
Restaurant Manager
Duffy Taylor ...
Restaurant Trainee
Dr. Knoll
Bright Student
Freda Payne ...
Old Willie


Professor Sherman Klump is getting married. And the Klump family could not be more delighted for him. But Buddy Love, his Mr. Hyde alter-ego from the first film, is back and trying to make it on his own. Buddy keeps resurfacing in untimely outbursts, and threatening the portly professor's marriage plans to colleague Denise Gaines. Utilizing Denise's cutting-edge DNA research, Sherman decides to rid himself of his monstrous nemesis -and his disruptive outbursts-once and for all by extracting Buddy's DNA from his system. But Buddy bursts full-bodied into Sherman's world and lays claim to the professor's astounding invention - a revolutionary youth serum. Desperate to keep it from Buddy, Sherman hides the serum in the Klump family home, thinking it will be safe. Buddy correctly divines where Sherman has placed the serum, but to get it, he has to deal with the entire Klump family first. Written by Anonymous

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude humor and sex-related material | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

28 July 2000 (USA)  »

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Box Office


$84,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$42,518,830 (USA) (28 July 2000)


$123,307,945 (USA) (5 January 2001)

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1.85 : 1
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The movie showing in the theater room where Sherman runs into Buddy is the 1962 movie "Cape Fear". See more »


Before Ernie asks for more wine at the family dinner, his plate is right in front of him. But as he turns to ask for the wine, the plate disappears and re-appears between shots. See more »


Sherman Klump: Um, sir, if it makes you feel any better, Petey is back to normal and feeling just fine.
Dean Richmond: Oh yeah? D'YOU THINK HE'LL CALL?
Sherman Klump: Dean, I just want to tell you, I'm - I'm sorry...
Dean Richmond: STOP... SPEAKING!
Sherman Klump: I just want to go on record as saying that -
Dean Richmond: Shh, shh, shh. Shh, shh, shh. I've been looking forward to saying something to you for years. And here it is: You're FAT!
Dean Richmond: And dumb...!
[Denise enters the room]
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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »


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User Reviews

How much Eddie Murphy can you take?
7 January 2001 | by (Atlanta, GA) – See all my reviews

How much one likes `The Nutty Professor II: The Klumps' depends on how much Eddie Murphy you can stand. After grossing more than $125 million at the box office, I would have to conclude that moviegoers couldn't get enough. This sequel is a one-man show built around a character skit from the first movie. Murphy plays eight different roles and gives a tour de force performance without the benefit of any story whatever. I got the impression that the writers were superfluous anyway, since Murphy was obviously ad libbing about 90% of the time.

The humor is lowbrow and delivers a good deal of physical comedy laced with sexual innuendo. Though Murphy's caricatures are consistently droll, they rely too much on unflattering stereotypes of blacks. The first dinner scene is a rehash of the dinner scene from the first film. After that scene, most of the film is a repetition of the same tired sight gags. Though Murphy's amusing electricity runs through every character, once the novelty wears off the film's appeal wears thin.

Kudos to the makeup department for an outstanding job on Murphy's various alter egos. Otherwise, the production of this film was nothing out of the ordinary. Larry Miller also gets a very honorable mention as the obnoxious Dean Richmond, getting his just deserts at the hands of a giant hamster.

This film has some laughs but not enough substance for a feature length movie. I rated it a 6/10. Add two or three points if you are an Eddie Murphy fan.

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