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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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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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She's proving that BIG is beautiful. See more »

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Comedy

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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)  »

Also Known As:

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 leave for Palm Springs in the silver convertible, it has hubcaps and cloth interior. As they are diving, the wheels change to metal, sporty rims and the interior is leather. The license plate is "1E49901" as they are driving, but changes to "5JIT510" when they arrive at the hotel. See more »

Quotes

Nigerian Door Woman: [Poking at Mia] Sister, where is your meat?
Nigerian Door Woman: We need to fatten you up before you leave here!
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References Gone with the Wind (1939) See more »

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At Last
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Mack Gordon
Performed by Etta James
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Hey - nice feel good movie!!
20 March 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I have been reading all your comments, and I think some of the comments are a bit overboard in the dislikes!! Come on lets not take this too seriously or take things to heart, this movie might not be in the Oscar stakes, and Monique may in time become a good actress - but it is nice to see a film which has a lovely happy ever after.

I think it is nice to see a movie which has the fat girl being chased by a hunk who loves big sized women, because in this world on size 0, its like fat girls don't exist unless they are fancied by fat men.

Yes, the movie is not taxing on the brain and it certainly is easy on the thinking brain after a reality bitten hard days at work.

I enjoyed the film immensely and i am just treating as one entertaining forgettable film. Just like the movie for what it is - an easy on the brain feel good movie.


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