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Norbit (2007)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 9 February 2007 (USA)
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A mild-mannered guy, who is engaged 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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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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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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Eddie Murphy plays the role of Norbit , his wife , and Mr. Wan See more »

Goofs

When Rasputia gets in the bathtub, the amount of water displaced is not proportional to the amount of water in the tub. See more »

Quotes

Rasputia: [after swearing in church] Oh pray bitch pray
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Connections

Referenced in Blackcatloner: How You Doin'? (2016) See more »

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(Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher and Higher
Written by Gary Jackson, Raynard Miner & Carl Smith
Performed by Jackie Wilson
Courtesy of Brunswick Record Corporation
By Arrangement with Source/Q
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Revelation...the humorless need to take a breath and see this for what it is.
11 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is NOT meant to be a serious movie. Those who created Norbit did not set out to make a witty, comical masterpiece that made the viewers think and contemplate...this is a comedy. No one seems to understand it, be the long, winding and rather dull critical remarks on the movie bringing 'a new meaning to distasteful' or something equally as yawn-worthy, what needs to be realized is that this is riddled with clichés and fun, comical satire. This is not meant to make one think, it exists because it must have been entertaining to make and it is funny. This is no Little Miss Sunshine, and it serves its purpose, I spent one hour and forty-two minutes without a decent thought in my head. Those humorless people who continue to bore us with their in depth reasoning for 'why this movie isn't good' need to stop for a second and look at the plot and concept...this is not meant to be taken seriously.


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