Films about weight issuesby tomhansonn | created - 18 Feb 2015 | updated - 18 Feb 2015 | Public
Films about people who have weight issues.Fat/overweight/characters non anorexia films
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1. To Be Fat Like Me (2007 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 89 min | Drama
As part of a film project, a physically fit teenager dons a fat suit to gain experience of the hardships facing overweight high school students.
3. Precious (II) (2009)
R | 110 min | Drama
In New York City's Harlem circa 1987, an overweight, abused, illiterate teen who is pregnant with her second child is invited to enroll in an alternative school in hopes that her life can head in a new direction.
Votes: 102,186 | Gross: $47.40M
4. Fat (2013)
91 min | Drama
Ken is a man that won't change his ways. Addicted to food, and bad health in general, he is headed on a one way path to an early grave. Despite help from his friends, he does what he wants,... See full summary »
6. Super Size Me (2004)
PG | 100 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama
While examining the influence of the fast food industry, Morgan Spurlock personally explores the consequences on his health of a diet of solely McDonald's food for one month.
Votes: 97,948 | Gross: $11.53M
8. The Fat Boy Chronicles (2010)
Not Rated | 78 min | Drama
Jimmy Winterpock at age fourteen is 5'5 and weighs 188 pounds. Outside the comfort of his family and church, life for Jimmy is a constant struggle. The cruel taunts of his classmates make ... See full summary »
9. The Nutty Professor (1996)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Grossly overweight yet good-hearted professor Sherman Klump takes a special chemical that turns him into the slim but obnoxious Buddy Love.
Votes: 105,231 | Gross: $128.81M
10. Heavyweights (1995)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Plump kids are lured into joining a posh fat camp with the promise of quick weight loss and good times, only to find that the facility is a woodland hellhole run by a psycho ex-fitness instructor.
Votes: 23,789 | Gross: $17.69M
11. Run, Fat Boy, Run (2007)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
Five years after jilting his pregnant fiancée on their wedding day, out-of-shape Dennis decides to run a marathon to win her back.
Votes: 64,259 | Gross: $6.00M
13. Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A British woman is determined to improve herself while she looks for love in a year in which she keeps a personal diary.
Votes: 214,241 | Gross: $71.54M
14. Babycakes (1989 TV Movie)
M | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Grace, an overweight girl, spends her Christmas trying to start up a romance with a guy who controls the subway she boards for work each day.
16. Hairspray (2007)
PG | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.
Votes: 115,579 | Gross: $118.87M
17. Disfigured (2008)
96 min | Drama
Lydia is an overweight sales clerk in a trendy home furnishings store, nearing 30. Though she is a member of a Fat Acceptance Group (a movement dedicated to fighting prejudice against ... See full summary »
Votes: 309 | Gross: $0.00M
18. Phat Girlz (2006)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy
An edgy comedy about two frustrated plus-size women obsessed with their weight while struggling to find love and acceptance in a world full of "hot bodied" babes.
Votes: 8,579 | Gross: $7.06M
19. Fatso (1980)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Dominick DiNapoli has always been a big kid who loved eating. It was his favorite thing. Then his cousin dies from health complications due to a lack of exercise and improper diet. ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,738 | Gross: $7.65M
20. Fatso (2008)
91 min | Comedy, Drama
Overweight loner Rino spends his days in seclusion, until his dad rents a room to an overtly sexual girl who challenges Rino to break down his walls.
22. Norbit (2007)
PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Romance
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.
Votes: 65,098 | Gross: $95.67M