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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

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$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$95,323,496 (USA) (27 April 2007)
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Eddie Murphy wrote the script with his brother, Charlie Murphy. See more »

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When Mr. Wong throws the flagpole/spear at Rasputia at the end of the movie, he appears to throw it backwards (the pointed end is facing backwards when he throws it). The next shot shows the point flying forwards before hitting her. See more »

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Mr. Wong: [Doing the wedding toast] I want to say Norbit that I very... very confused, why you marry Latimore. I don't understand it, because when you was little boy, you say,
Mr. Wong: [Quoting Norbit] "One day I find girl of my dreams"
Mr. Wong: [Now self again] and then you marry a Gorilla.
Mr. Wong: [as the Latimore brothers stand] I joke, I joke, I joke. Why you not know joke when you hear joke? Why you wanna make fight at wedding?
Mr. Wong: [Quietly] cool off, before I have to bust somebody ass in here okay.
Mr. Wong: [...]
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Standing in the Safety Zone
Written by Sally Jones
Performed by The Fairfield Four
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
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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