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Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi | 28 July 2000 (USA)
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Scientist Sherman Klump's inventions, his upcoming marriage to his pretty colleague Denise Gaines and his reputation are threatened by his evil clone Buddy Love.

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Peter Segal

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Jerry Lewis (characters), Steve Oedekerk (story) | 6 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eddie Murphy ... Sherman Klump / Buddy Love / Granny Klump / Mama Klump / Papa Klump / Young Papa Klump / Ernie Klump / Lance Perkins
Janet Jackson ... Denise
Larry Miller ... Dean Richmond
John Ales ... Jason
Richard Gant ... Denise's Father
Anna Maria Horsford ... Denise's Mother
Melinda McGraw ... Leanne Guilford
Jamal Mixon ... Ernie Klump, Jr.
Gabriel Williams Gabriel Williams ... Isaac
Chris Elliott ... Restaurant Manager
Duffy Taylor Duffy Taylor ... Restaurant Trainee
Earl Boen ... Dr. Knoll
Nikki Cox ... Bright Student
Freda Payne ... Claudine
Sylvester Jenkins ... Old Willie
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Storyline

Professor Sherman Klump is getting married. And the Klump family could not be more delighted for him. But Buddy Love, his Mr. Hyde alter-ego from the first film, is back and trying to make it on his own. Buddy keeps resurfacing in untimely outbursts, and threatening the portly professor's marriage plans to colleague Denise Gaines. Utilizing Denise's cutting-edge DNA research, Sherman decides to rid himself of his monstrous nemesis -and his disruptive outbursts-once and for all by extracting Buddy's DNA from his system. But Buddy bursts full-bodied into Sherman's world and lays claim to the professor's astounding invention - a revolutionary youth serum. Desperate to keep it from Buddy, Sherman hides the serum in the Klump family home, thinking it will be safe. Buddy correctly divines where Sherman has placed the serum, but to get it, he has to deal with the entire Klump family first. Written by Anonymous

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The Klumps are back! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude humor and sex-related material | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 July 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Klumps See more »

Filming Locations:

Glendale, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$84,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$42,518,830, 30 July 2000, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$123,309,890

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$166,339,890
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| (unrated director's cut)

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

While watching the original Cape Fear, Eddie Murphy while playing Buddy Love did an homage to the 1991 remake starring Robert DeNiro. He and DeNiro would later work together in the 2002 movie Showtime. See more »

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Professor Denise Gaines' Volkswagen backed up a couple of feet (by itself) outside the bridal shop from the time when she got inside it to when it started pulling away. See more »

Quotes

Mama Klump: [Answering door] Oh my, goodness! Is there a fire?
Fireman Stripper: Yes ma'am. I'm afraid there is.
Mama Klump: I don't smell no smoke.
[sniffs]
Fireman Stripper: [Walks in and beings playing music from stereo] There's a fire in my pants, and it's getting muy caliente!
[begins stripping]
Party GuestParty GuestBridesmaidDenise: Ooh!
[laugh and clap]
Mama Klump: Ooh! Lord, have mercy! A strip - Oh, my! My mother must've arranged this!
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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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Macho Man
Written by Henri Belolo, Jacques Morali, Peter Whitehead (as Beauris Whitehead),
Victor Willis
Performed by The Village People
Courtesy of Scorpio Music (France) and The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Not very funny, and even less plot
1 August 2000 | by Denver53See all my reviews

I expected to see lots of variations of the humor that The Nutty Professor (the Murphy version) used in the classic scene of the Klumps at the dinner table. Instead, what little humor this sequel had split time with disgust as the movie went mostly for sexy granny jokes.

The sad thing is, more fart humor would have been an *improvement.* This movie was boring. It was uninteresting. It missed numerous opportunities to have some fun. And it spent too much time showing off make-up and not enough time being entertaining.

Perhaps most painful to watch was Eddie Murphy just being Eddie Murphy (as Buddy Love). I never understand why some actors/directors think that if a character screams real loud and makes a face, it's funny. It is especially not funny when it happens 2-3 times. In the first movie, Buddy Love was funny (if cruel), and his observations were right on target. In The Klumps, Love is like a grown version of that Home Alone kid, when he grabs his face and just yells at the camera. Uh, if you are done shouting now, can we move on?

Janet Jackson was fluff. And I don't know what she has done with her chest, but it seems unusually huge here.

I suppose it would be appropriate to say how well done the make up is as Murphy plays his half-dozen or so characters. Yes, he makes them seem like different people, at least superficially. But none of the characters are really there, you know? They each have little tag lines, and maybe a quirk, and those lines and that quirk are used to death. Take the granny. Yep, she likes sex. She is a sex machine. She wants every man. OK, uh, so? We've seen that 20 times. Can we get to something new?

Overall, I feel sad to see the level Murphy's wit has been reduced to. He used to be more biting, more insightful and more, well, funny. Now he is a human cartoon. I gave this movie a 4.


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