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Phat Girlz (2006)

PG-13  |   |  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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She's proving that BIG is beautiful. See more »

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

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7 April 2006 (USA)  »

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Chica XXL  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$7,059,537 (USA) (7 July 2006)
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When Jazmin and Dr. Tunde are leaving the party and separate to change into more casual clothing, the microphone pack is clearly visible beneath Jazmin's dress in the back. See more »

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Dr. Tunde: I din't know they made such beautiful bodies here in America!
Mia: I'm really a world reknowned aerobics instructor.
Dr. Tunde: [pointing at Jazmin] Actually, I was talking about your beautiful plump friend here.
Jazmin Biltmore: Me!
Dr. Tunde: Yes, her!
Stacey: [to Mia] Close your mouth child! Flies might get in.
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At Last
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Lyrics by Mack Gordon
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The movie ain't phat
15 August 2006 | by (Amsterdam) – See all my reviews

The problem with this movie is, that next to fact that has almost no laugh-out-loud-scenes, the protagonist of the movie, the Phat Mo'nique is all but likable. Yes, she's fat, hasn't been laid in 8 months, gets comments thrown at her head (which she can reply to) but that would make you think she herself would not make the mistakes other people make by judging her by her weight. Unfortunately, Mo'nique only likes men who are extremely handsome and have gone to the gym a lot. Next to that everybody who is thin is referred to as a skinny bitch, and if that girl happens to be white and have a black boyfriend it's even more terrifying according to Mo'nique as "they are stealing their men" She's constantly judging people by the way they look.

And we have to root for this woman.

So no humor and no likable lead-character makes this movie a bad one in my opinion.


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