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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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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 Dr. Tunde, gets out of the pool, the image is reversed. You can see it in the lettering of "pool rules." See more »

Quotes

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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References Gone with the Wind (1939) See more »

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Romeo and Juliet
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
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Just lighten up
4 December 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I know I am vastly in the minority on this decree, but I found this movie to be hilarious. I admit it was very poorly done and the film itself was unprofessional, and definitely nowhere near a masterpiece, but hey, it's just good fun and not meant to wow the audience. I laughed my tail off at some of the jokes, because it is a really funny movie, and even though it could have been a lot better, it was enjoyable, entertaining and overall a very cute and fun movie to watch. Mo'Nique is really a joy and steals the show, whereas everyone else just tags along for the ride. The plot was warming, even if it had plot holes, and I was entertained thoroughly from beginning to end.

It's getting way too much unfair treatment, as do a lot of movies on IMDb, and people just really need to open their eyes to all of them on here, because the ratings and comments on many, including this one, are ridiculous. Overall, it was a bad movie, but not in the sense of, "Oh my gosh, this is absolutely terrible." I totally enjoyed it and found it to be a really neat little movie in the end, and think that all the haters should rethink just a bit, because Mo'Nique is proving that BIG is beautiful.


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