• Fat Albert (2004)

Fat Albert

Release Date: December 25th, 2004

DVD Release Date: March 22nd, 2005

PG |1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary

Animated character Fat Albert (Kenan Thompson) emerges from his TV universe into the real world, accompanied by Old Weird Harold (Aaron Frazier), Dumb Donald (Marques B. Houston) and Mushmouth (Jermaine Williams). Though the gang is flabbergasted by the modern world, they make new friends, and Albert attempts to help young Doris (Kyla Pratt) become popular. But things get complicated when Albert falls for her older sister, Lauri (Dania Ramirez), and must turn to creator Bill Cosby for advice.

Cast: Kenan Thompson, Kyla Pratt, Shedrack Anderson III, Jermaine Williams, Keith Robinson, Alphonso McAuley, Aaron Frazier, Marques Houston

Director: Joel Zwick

Genres: Comedy , Children

Production Co: Davis Entertainment

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Love interest, Love, School, Sister, 2000s, Friendship, Touching, Friend, Amusing

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    An awkward blend of live action and animation. show more

  • 38
    Philadelphia Inquirer

    Alas, this eternally sunny character's mantra, "I don't have a problem, I solve problems," makes for paltry dramatic tension. show more

  • 50
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    I don't think Fat Albert is up to speed; in its meandering, low-key way, it seems destined more for a future on de-ved, returning to the video world where the characters say they feel more at home. show more

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