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Norbit (2007)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 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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Comedy | Drama | 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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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

One scene shows Rasputia watching a talk show with a paternity test theme. Eddie Murphy endured a paternity scandal before the film's theatrical run, involving Spice Girl Melanie Brown. A DNA test confirmed the actor was the baby's father. See more »

Goofs

When Kate meets Rasputia for the first time at the town picnic, the donuts Rasputia put down in front of her are stacked on top and on the sides between shots. See more »

Quotes

Rasputia: What is this Norbit?
Norbit: Some kind of weird, satanic potato art?
Rasputia: Umm umm. Whats this?
Norbit: Looks like the acid we used down at the quarry.
Rasputia: [stomps] Right! And this is miss pretty little things little face. And Norbit if you ever see her again, if you ever talk to her again, if you ever so much as think about the bitch again, this is what's gon happen to her.
[pours acid on potato and potato dissolves]
Rasputia: how YOU doin? Get the picture Norbit?
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Sweet Honey
Written by Miles Doughty & Kyle McDonald
Performed by Slightly Stoopid
Courtesy of Surfdog Records
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"Well Raspucia, you have been eating so much lately..."
25 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Wow, I don't no why this movie has received such low ratings! Okay, I understand that there really is no point to the movie. No climax, unforgettable conclusion, I understand. BUT IT WAS FUNNY! Lol, if you ever want to see a movie just to LAUGH, then you have to see Norbit. Eddie Murphy is Brilliant as usual and the characters he plays are pricelesss. I sure did ecjoy watching this hysterical movie. I highly recommend this movie to all ages! HAHHAHAHAHAHAHA, im laughing now thats how funny this movie was. WOW. But anywhoo,like i said before, if you want to watch a movie, not worry about anything else, then Norbit is a must see. LOl, I loved it and believe me, you won't regret it!


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