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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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Mad Fat Wife  »

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Box Office

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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Eddie Murphy plays the role of Norbit , his wife , and Mr. Wan See more »

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In the Italian restaurant, the door behind Rasputia alternates from slightly open to completely shut between shots. 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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Spoofed in Robot Chicken: Endless Breadsticks (2007) See more »

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Shoppin' for Clothes
Written by Kent Harris, Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller
Performed by The Coasters
Courtesy of Elektra Entertainment Group
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Hilarious!!
26 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is so funny, it is ridiculous. I nearly busted a gut laughing. You people are oversensitive. Yeah, I know it shouldn't get a 10, but compared to any other comedy in the past few years it is right up there. I think you are forgetting that comedies don't have to be outstandingly clever in order to be funny. It isn't meant to be an epic tale with deep metaphors and tons of symbolism, it is meant to be funny, and it succeeds. Forget about mise en scene and just relax and laugh your ass off.

This movie is so funny I can't remember a moment when I was not laughing. Get over your differences and laugh about them. Don't be ashamed to laugh just because someone is black or fat.

This is the funniest movies I have seen in a long time and I'm not ashamed to say it.


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