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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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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 8 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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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

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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 »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 February 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Norbit 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

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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Trivia

This is the second film that Cuba Gooding Jr. had been in, that starred Eddie Murphy playing multiple characters. The first film was Coming to America (1988); he had a small non-speaking role, as a boy in a barber shop chair, which interestingly, was Gooding's first ever film role. See more »

Goofs

Norbit calls the dog "Lloyd" but the credits list his name as "Floyd". See more »

Quotes

Attendant: Excuse me.
Rasputia: What?
Attendant: Are you wearing bottoms?
Rasputia: [Gasps and looks appalled] Of course I'm wearing bottoms!
[lifts up her roll of belly fat covering her bathing suit bottom]
Attendant: [Looks questionably at her] All right.
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Soundtracks

Walk It Out
Written by Brian Unk Hunter (as Anthony Platt), Howard Simmons, Montay Humphrey & Korey Roberson
Performed by Brian Unk Hunter
Courtesy of Big Oomp Records and Koch Entertainment
By Arrangement with Sugaroo!
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Eddie at his best
30 September 2011 | by edlion43See all my reviews

well Norbitt came out to awful reviews in this country..anti women..anti fat women...anti everything women...I like Eddie Murphy..if he has gone where eagles don't the guy is incredible...Norbitt is so funny from the first second to the last....the story is ..boy meets girl..boy loses girl...boy regains girl, but oh boy the action is thick and fast..Norbitts wife deserves an Oscar...but you have to keep telling yourself thats Murphy....and who ever delivered the line "God bless America" or"Officer down " with more of a belly laugh...The Man is so funny I cant think of anyone giving me more laughs The nutty Professor was funny but this film I've watched it ten times,and I don't tire of it..if your a fat feminist ..dont watch...but for the rest of you ..enjoy


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