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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.

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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? 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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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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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

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

Goofs

While Norbit and Kate discuss about her wedding rearrangements, the camera's shadow can be seen on passing extras. See more »

Quotes

Rasputia: Go over and get another wine cooler. It's hot as hell out here. Don't you see I'm sweltering?
Norbit: Rasputia, you can't drink wine.
Rasputia: Why the hell not?
Norbit: You're with child.
Rasputia: With child? I ain't with no... Oh. Oh, that was... I had gas. I still got it.
Rasputia: [farts] There's your child. Now go get me something to drink.
Rasputia: [farts again] Twins!
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Connections

Referenced in Inside the Actors Studio: Eddie Murphy (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

It's Goin' Down
Written by Yung Joc (as Jasiel Robinson) & Chadron Moore
Performed by Yung Joc
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp./Bad Boy Records
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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People are so stupid!
10 February 2007 | by harryp-fanSee all my reviews

This movie was very funny!!!! Why are people making such a big deal about this movie being "racist and making fun of overweight people"? People who think that need to lighten up and get a sense of humor! If you wanna see this movie because the previews look funny, go and see it. Don't listen to the other people because the movie is like 10 times funnier than the previews! This is definitely one a Eddie Murphy's best movies! I promise that you will think that this movie is funny. Yes, it does have a few racist shots, but if you have a sense of humor you won't mind. And yes, this movie is about an overweight woman, but once again, LIGHTEN UP PEOPLE! Have a good time and laugh at yourself!


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