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Phat Girlz (2006)

 -  Comedy  -  7 April 2006 (USA)
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Two plus-sized ladies meet the men of their dreams in the most unexpected of ways.

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Two plus-sized ladies meet the men of their dreams in the most unexpected of ways.

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content and language, including some crude sexual references | See all certifications »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)

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$3,109,924 (USA) (7 April 2006)

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$7,059,537 (USA) (7 July 2006)
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Stacey's glasses change from her normal thick glasses to thin lenses when she begins to dance at the party and later when she and her date are kissing in front of the hotel room door. See more »

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Jazmin Biltmore: I ain't fat. I'm sexy succulent.
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References Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids (1972) See more »

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(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman
Written by Jerry Wexler, Gerry Goffin and Carole King
Performed by Aretha Franklin
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Oh, come on, this was in no way a horrible movie
25 August 2007 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

I had been dying to see Phat Girlz when it came out on DVD, but when I saw the incredible low rating on IMDb, I was just afraid of being disappointed and feeling like I wasted my time and money. But one of my friends had the movie and we watched it today and I have to say to the IMDb users, how was this movie bottom 100 bad? No, this had no Oscar worthy material and some of it was a bit silly, but I think that this film had a positive message. One of the most disturbing things I have seen on the IMDb reviews and boards are how this movie "promotes" obesity, when I don't see that at all, this film was just about accepting yourself and feeling good and confident in a world where being a "phat" girl is so unacceptable and makes them feel like the minority. Monique had a positive energy, at times I admit she could be over the top and annoying, but I didn't find her character to be horrible, but actually more believable.

Jazmin is a big girl in a small girl's world where she can't find any hot clothing for her size and wishes to help other big girls feel beautiful and sexy. But she is ignored and criticized for her outgoing personality and her plump figure. She wins a trip to the Carrabean Islands with her thin cousin and her other plump friend. There she meets and incredibly handsome doctor who loves her figure and finds big women to be very attractive and helps her realize that maybe with a little confidence she could be on top of the world and smile with her killer fashion designs.

I lost a lot of weight, I used to be a "phat" girl, so I think that's why I enjoyed the film somewhat, because I could relate. Besides that, this was just an average comedy that people are taking way too seriously. I think if you let go and just have some fun, you'll like the film, just ignore the ignorant people who are just hating this film because there are big women in it, it's just a cute romantic comedy with a positive message.

5/10


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