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Norbit (2007)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 9 February 2007 (USA)
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A mild-mannered guy, who is married to a monstrous woman, meets the woman of his dreams, and schemes to find a way to be with her.

Director:

Brian Robbins

Writers:

Eddie Murphy (screenplay), Charlie Murphy (screenplay) (as Charles Murphy) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eddie Murphy ... Norbit / Rasputia / Mr. Wong
Thandie Newton ... Kate Thomas
Terry Crews ... Big Jack Latimore
Clifton Powell ... Earl Latimore
Lester Speight ... Blue Latimore (as Lester 'Rasta' Speight)
Cuba Gooding Jr. ... Deion Hughes
Eddie Griffin ... Pope Sweet Jesus
Katt Williams ... Lord Have Mercy
Floyd Levine ... Abe the Tailor
Anthony Russell ... Giovanni
Pat Crawford Brown ... Mrs. Henderson
Jeanette Miller ... Mrs. Coleman
Michael Colyar Michael Colyar ... Morris the Barber
Marlon Wayans ... Buster
Alexis Rhee ... Mrs. Ling Ling Wong
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Storyline

Norbit is a normal person, who after being adopted by Mr. Wong, ends up being married to the very large, Rasputia. Norbit's childhood love, Kate Thomas arrives back in town to buy the orphanage. Norbit sees this as his chance to get back together with Kate, until he discovers that she is in fact engaged to Deion Hughes. Norbit isn't going to lay this to rest, whilst he tries to survive life with Rasputia, and it looks like Deion also has something he would like to keep secret. Written by simon

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Taglines:

Nice Guy. Huge Problem. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual humor, some nudity and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 February 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mad Fat Wife See more »

Filming Locations:

Agoura, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$34,195,434, 11 February 2007, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$95,673,607

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$159,313,561
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Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

WILHELM SCREAM: Norbit and Kate watch a "scary movie" on TV, where a scream can be heard. See more »

Goofs

In the Italian restaurant, the door behind Rasputia alternates from slightly open to completely shut between shots. See more »

Quotes

Event Organizer: I wanna be a ho. How do I apply?
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Connections

Featured in The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Sexual Healing
Written by Marvin Gaye, Odell Brown & David Ritz
Performed by Marvin Gaye
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment
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Too Funny
11 February 2007 | by nattiedredSee all my reviews

I seriously liked this movie. It showed also that fat people can wear a bathing suit at the water park and do what skinny girl do as well no matter what. It showed that a skinny guy accepts a huge girl, as you can see in norbit, he saw as big at first and then they came to like each other somewhat. It is just humor, people are making big deals about the movie, but what about when he did the nutty professor, and so forth, how come no problems with that, I mean we have a Fat scientist in the lab and he got to a nice looking skinny girl, but there wasn't any parts in the movie stating that the nutty professor was toooooo fat and same thing with this movie, People need to get a grip and just relax it is only humor, We had Marlon in Little Man, no problems there right, and then we also had White chicks no problems there, so Black people need to chill out and relax, it is just a funny movie, nothing derogatory.


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