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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) (11 February 2007)

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$95,673,607 (USA)
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Trivia

Some critics suggested that Eddie Murphy's involvement with this widely-panned movie may have hurt his chances of winning the Oscar for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Dreamgirls (2006). In the end, Murphy lost the award to Alan Arkin for Little Miss Sunshine (2006). See more »

Goofs

When Norbit is talking to the girl that he likes at the fair, one of the kids (a young girl) riding on the merry-go-round is seen watching their conversation and is instructed by someone off camera to look away. See more »

Quotes

Rasputia: little miss skinny bitch gon be there?
Norbit: Oh you mean miss ling ling?
Rasputia: Now you know damn well i aint talkin bout no mis lang lang im talkin about mis thang thang from that picnic
Norbit: Miss thing thing from the picnic? i dont really remember her name. Oh wait i think i remember now! It was a ferign name. Something Russian?
Rasputia: Kate bitch!
Norbit: Oh yes Kate. Well you know i dont know if Kates going to be there.
Rasputia: Well im goin.
Norbit: No! I mean you dont like water parks Rasputia
Rasputia: Who dont like water parks i love, except you ...
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Referenced in Jonny's Sweet Revenge (2017) 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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"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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