Norbit

Synopsis: 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.
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Director(s): Brian Robbins
Production: Dreamworks Distribution LLC
  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 8 wins & 8 nominations.
 
IMDB:
4.0
Metacritic:
27
Rotten Tomatoes:
9%
PG-13
Year:
2007
102 min
$95,323,496
Website
1,317 Views


for being the meanest,

nastiest people in town,

but that's just because

folks didn't know them.

They were actually

very nice, hardworking people.

They ran

the local construction company,

and recently, responding to the needs

of the community...

Yo, Morris.

...had opened a little security business.

It was a surprisingly popular service

among the local vendors.

Hey, you don't shake me down.

I'm Italian. I shake you down.

Is that right?

Yes.

Get his ass in here.

I'm in.

As time passed,

Rasputia and I got closer and closer,

in high school and as adults.

I started working as a bookkeeper

in her family's business.

I'm expecting

some important calls today, Norbit,

so when you answer the phone,

try and sound white.

So when you answer the phone,

try and sound white.

It was like everything was

finally coming together.

Yes.

Of course,

it was only natural that Rasputia and I

would take the next step

in our relationship.

I now pronounce you man and wife.

You may kiss the bride.

Open your mouth.

Go, Rasputia!

It was a storybook wedding,

the beginning of a brandnew chapter.

I knew I would never be lonely again.

I had found my place in the world.

Poor Norbit. Man.

Back when I was in the game,

I used to tell my hos,

"Hos, ain't no man gonna pay for

the cow if he can get the milk for free."

You ain't got to worry

about this brother buying the milk,

'cause he just bought

the whole damn cow.

That's a special cow, too.

That must be

where buttermilk come from.

Sing that shit, girl.

Them are not dimples.

Them are potholes in her ass.

Look like an Escalade

in a wedding dress.

It a horror show.

Norbit. What a woman you got.

Hi, fellows.

We're all jealous, right, boys?

Oh, yeah. Way jealous.

Wish I had one like that.

Norbit, let me talk to you for a second.

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Eddie Murphy

Edward Regan Murphy (born April 3, 1961) is an American comedian, actor, writer, singer, and producer. Murphy was a regular cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1980 to 1984. He has worked as a stand-up comedian and was ranked #10 on Comedy Central's list of the 100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time.In films, Murphy has received Golden Globe Award nominations for his performances in 48 Hrs., the Beverly Hills Cop series, Trading Places, and The Nutty Professor. In 2007, he won the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor and received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of soul singer James "Thunder" Early in Dreamgirls.Murphy's work as a voice actor in films includes Thurgood Stubbs in The PJs, Donkey in DreamWorks' Shrek series, and the Chinese dragon Mushu in Disney's Mulan. In some films, he plays multiple roles in addition to his main character, intended as a tribute to one of his idols Peter Sellers, who played multiple roles in Dr. Strangelove and elsewhere. He has played multiple roles in Coming to America, Wes Craven's Vampire in Brooklyn, the Nutty Professor films (where he played the title role in two incarnations, plus his character's father, brother, mother, and grandmother), Bowfinger, The Adventures of Pluto Nash, Norbit, and Meet Dave. As of 2014, Murphy's films have grossed over $3.8 billion in the United States and Canada box office and $6.6 billion worldwide. In 2015, his films made him the sixth-highest grossing actor in the United States.In 2015, Murphy was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. more…

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