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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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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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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 »

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When Kate and Rasputia are sitting and talking at the water park, Rasputia is obviously wearing a body suit. See more »

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[after harpooning Rasputia in the ass]
Mr. Wong: Bingo! Right in the blowhole!
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Looking for You
Written by Kirk Franklin, Patrice Rushen, Sheree Brown, Charles Mims & Fred Washington
Performed by Kirk Franklin
Courtesy of Fo Yo Soul Entertainment/Zomba Gospel LLC
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment
Contains a sample of "Haven't You Heard"
Performed by Patrice Rushen
Courtesy of Elektra Entertainment Group
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Great Eddy movie! One of his best!
13 September 2011 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

When i read the critics reviews i concluded that there is a big difference in humor between countries. I and my girlfriend and son found this a great humoristic movie, and we watched it several times. I could even be one of Eddys best movies...

I also read that a lot of (black) people found it to be somewhat a racistic movie? It is probably a culture thing, because we couldn't find anything of that source in the whole movie. My girlfriend is black herself, and she didn't feel offended, on the contrary! And most actors are black themselves. And if the critics refere to the streotypes rather than the colour of the skin of the actors; what is wrong with stereotyping in a "Eddy movie"!!! Stereotyping is a tool that most comedians use.

U should critic this movie as a comedy and not as a serious movie because it is a comedy!!!


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