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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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Nigerian Doorman
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Plus Size Shopper #1 / Plus Size Model in Fashion Show
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Two plus-sized ladies meet the men of their dreams in the most unexpected of ways.

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Her dreams are about to get a whole lot bigger 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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Budget:

$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 the girls first meet the Nigerian doctor and he talks to the skinny one, you can see the boom mic on the reflection of her glasses. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Tunde: But what about them?
Jazmin Biltmore: Who?
Dr. Tunde: Them!
[looks at camera]
Jazmin Biltmore: [turns to camera] Ohh, them. Uhh, for all of you freaky deaky, nasty minded voyeurs
[sic]
Jazmin Biltmore: out there
Dr. Tunde: [interrupts] It's voyeur, it's French
Jazmin Biltmore: ...Okay, them too. Ya'll too. For all of ya'll out there wanting to see Jaz finally get her groove on,
[laughs]
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References Gone with the Wind (1939) See more »

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Petit Cadeau
Written by D. Dibala
Performed by Diblo Dibala
Courtesy of LoveCat Music
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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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