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Norbit (2007)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, 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 | Drama | 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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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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This is the second film that Cuba Gooding Jr. played in, that starred Eddie Murphy playing multiple characters. The first film was Coming To America (1988), he had a small non- speaking role, as boy in barber shop chair. See more »

Goofs

At dinner with the Lattimore's, the cut of meat on Big Black Jack's serving platter is not the "turkey ass" that appears on Norbit's plate. See more »

Quotes

Norbit: Tuesday, Tuesday, Tuesday...
Rasputia: Say Tuesday again you ain't gonna see Wednesday.
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Referenced in Switched at Birth: Black and Gray (2015) See more »

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Marching Up to Zion
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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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