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Norbit (2007)

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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.

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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 ... 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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Have You Ever Made A Really Big Mistake?

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

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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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In the USA, this movie was originally rated R but was reduced to PG-13 on appeal. See more »

Goofs

Norbit's position changes after being pushed to the ground by Rasputia, when trying to pick her up in the beginning. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Rasputia: How you doing?
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Connections

References Riverdance: The Show (1995) 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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hilarious - ha ha ha
21 January 2009 | by jessiallanSee all my reviews

well, all i will say is I laughed and laughed and laughed (a lot!!) don't expect Shakespeare - expect pure silliness; and yes, it is VERY unpolitically correct - full of "fat" jokes; but it is a FUNNY FILM!! Mr. Wong is probably my favourite character - this is Eddie Murphy at his best.

worth watching if you want a good laugh at a completely silly film - low expectations all the way!! I also loved "Hot Rod" - which is a completely silly film (some people consider these types of film are rubbish...) but I say they are thoroughly entertaining.

when you have watched a load of serious films, something like Norbit is very refreshing for a breath of fresh air - give it a try... just don't take it seriously.


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