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Norbit (2007)

 -  Comedy | 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 | 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

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,962,913 (UK) (9 March 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

After Norbit crashes when learning to ride the bicycle, Kate comes up to talk to Norbit. The bicycle is lying on the ground. After Kate helps Norbit up from the ground, the bicycle is leaning on her. 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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Referenced in Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.31 (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Wagner: Ride of the Walkyries from Die Walküre
Written by Richard Wagner
Performed by Wiener Philharmoniker (as The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra)
Conducted by Georg Solti (as Sir Georg Solti)
Courtesy of The Decca Music Group Limited
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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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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