• Norbit (2007)

Norbit

Release Date: February 9th, 2007

DVD Release Date: June 5th, 2007

PG-13 |1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary

Mild-mannered Norbit (Eddie Murphy) has always had it rough, since the day he was left abandoned at a combination Chinese restaurant and orphanage. Recently forced to marry the shrewish glutton Rasputia, he is at wit's end. Then his childhood sweetheart, Kate (Thandie Newton), moves back to town, and he tries to figure out a way back to his true love.

Cast: Eddie Murphy, Thandie Newton, Cuba Gooding Jr., Eddie Griffin, Terry Crews, Clifton Powell, Marianne Muellerleile, Michael Colyar

Director: Brian Robbins

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Tollin/Robbins Productions

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: 2000s , Love , Family , Growing up , Love triangle , Car , Brother , Relationships , Transformation , Madcap , Amusing ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle

    If Eddie Murphy gets an Oscar for "Dreamgirls" later this month, the deciding factor with voters may be his performance in Norbit. It's much more impressive than anything he does in "Dreamgirls." show more

  • 20
    Luke SaderThe Hollywood Reporter

    Racially insensitive, politically incorrect and beyond crude. show more

  • 50
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    The question is not whether Murphy can do anything. He can. The question is why he would want to make a movie as squirmingly unfunny as Norbit. show more

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