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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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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 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

Jazmin Biltmore: I ain't fat. I'm sexy succulent.
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References Mandingo (1975) 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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A gaping black hole of emptiness!
24 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A fair warning to all the movie fans out there, this movie was absolutely HORENDOUS! I wanted my two hours back! I had seen some of Monique's stand up before and I thought to myself "Hey...she was sort of funny before, and I've got some time to kill...why not?" Long story short...BIG MISTAKE! The plot was awful, the characters were not funny, and lets just say I've seen better acting watching old tapes of my elementary school plays. Now, on the slight upside, there were some funny parts, but for the other 99% of the movie, I was deciding weather to cry for Monique for making this movie or for me because I could have taken my 10 dollars and done something much more entertaining. A word to the wise...under any circumstances ...do NOT see this movie!....beware of Phat Girlz!


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