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Release Date: April 7th, 2006

DVD Release Date: August 22nd, 2006

PG-13|1 hr 39 min

Plot Summary
Two large women, one a tart-tongued gal (Mo'Nique) who wants to be a fashion designer, struggle to find love and acceptance in a culture where thin is in. Their lives take a dramatic turn when they meet the men of their dreams in ways that are completely unexpected.

Cast: Mo'Nique , Jimmy Jean-Louis, Godfrey , Kendra C. Johnson, Joyful Drake, Eric Roberts, Jack Noseworthy, Dayo Ade

Director: Nnegest Likké

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Outlaw Productions, 10 Times Greater Productions, Sneak Preview Entertainment

Distributors: Fox

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  • This is a disarming and, in its own way, delightful vehicle for its star and executive producer, the comedian and actress Mo'Nique. Who could hate this movie? show more

  • The writing is rudimentary and the direction often awkward, but Mo'Nique would confound a veteran director. show more

  • Clumsily directed yet entertainingly written by Oakland native Nnegest Likké, Phat Girlz is like "Rocky" with cellulite. Or maybe "Pretty Woman" without all the bony butts. It has a lot of heart and soul, but it's almost never mean-spirited. show more

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