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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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$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$34,195,434 (USA) (11 February 2007)

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$95,673,607 (USA)
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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

[the choir finished singing; the congregation is wildly happy]
Deion Hughes: [screaming] That's enough! THAT'S ENOUGH! ENOUGH! ENOUGH! ENOUGH! ENOUGH! Stop the music!
Pope Sweet Jesus: Hold on...
Deion Hughes: [cuts Pope off] Shut up! You two, shut up! That's it. This is husband-and-wife time. Now, let's go. Let's go. Husband-and-wife stuff.
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Referenced in Blackcatloner: Another Year, Another Super Bowl (2016) See more »

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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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People are so stupid!
10 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie was very funny!!!! Why are people making such a big deal about this movie being "racist and making fun of overweight people"? People who think that need to lighten up and get a sense of humor! If you wanna see this movie because the previews look funny, go and see it. Don't listen to the other people because the movie is like 10 times funnier than the previews! This is definitely one a Eddie Murphy's best movies! I promise that you will think that this movie is funny. Yes, it does have a few racist shots, but if you have a sense of humor you won't mind. And yes, this movie is about an overweight woman, but once again, LIGHTEN UP PEOPLE! Have a good time and laugh at yourself!


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