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Norbit (2007)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 9 February 2007 (USA)
A mild-mannered guy, who is married to a monstrous woman, meets the woman of his dreams, and schemes to find a way to be with her.

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Norbit is a normal person, who after being adopted by Mr. Wong, ends up being married to the very large, Rasputia. Norbit's childhood love, Kate Thomas arrives back in town to buy the orphanage. Norbit sees this as his chance to get back together with Kate, until he discovers that she is in fact engaged to Deion Hughes. Norbit isn't going to lay this to rest, whilst he tries to survive life with Rasputia, and it looks like Deion also has something he would like to keep secret. Written by simon

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Have You Ever Made A Really Big Mistake?

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual humor, some nudity and language | See all certifications »

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9 February 2007 (USA)  »

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Mad Fat Wife  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$34,195,434 (USA) (9 February 2007)

Gross:

$95,323,496 (USA) (27 April 2007)
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Trivia

Norbit was filmed on the same set as Stars Hollow from the TV series, Gilmore Girls. See more »

Goofs

Norbit's position changes after being pushed to the ground by Rasputia, when trying to pick her up in the beginning. See more »

Quotes

Rasputia: [to Norbit as she's grabbing his head] I'm gonna rip your head off.
Big Jack: Rasputia?
Rasputia: What?
Big Jack: Car.
Rasputia: I don't give a damn 'bout no car. I'm ready to die!
Big Jack: [a car approaches head-on towards Big Jack's truck] Car!
[Rasputia let's go of Norbit; Norbit is yelling, sending him down a hill in the woods]
Rasputia: I'm ready to die! I'm ready to die!
Big Jack: I ain't gonna let you ruin Nipplopolis for me boy! Damn!
Rasputia: I'm gonna die. I'm gonna die up in here. Drive the car, goddamnit!
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Referenced in How I Met Your Mother: Now We're Even (2012) See more »

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Between the Sheets
Written by Ernie Isley (as Ernest Isley), Marvin Isley, O'Kelly Isley (as Kelly Isley),
Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley & Chris Jasper (as Christopher Jasper)
Performed by D.J. Windowpane
Courtesy of Blotter
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A funny film, so cry me a river.
11 February 2007 | by (Ohio) – See all my reviews

Although it wasn't the absolute funniest movie I've ever seen, Norbit turned out to be a fun filled movie with lots of big names appearing throughout the flick.

The plot is rather obvious, but the characters in the movie create a great comedy setting that can be enjoyed by all, regardless of race and stereotyping. Eddie Murphy does a great job with his three big roles in the movie and the majority of the film kept a smile on my face. It's good to see that Murphy can still do movies that aren't made to adapt to the humor of seven year old's.

If you're offended by sophomoric humor, you might not want to watch ANY movie, let alone Norbit.


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