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Norbit

5 Ratings: 3.4
A movie

Starring Eddie Marphy, Thandie Newton, Cuba Gooding Jr., Marlon Wayans   Directed by Brian Robbins   Writer:  Eddie Murphy, Charles Q. Murphy   2007

Director: Brian Robbins
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release Date: February 9, 2007
MPAA Rating: PG-13
3 reviews about Norbit
review by . October 31, 2008
Norbit
Okay, this isn't a high-brow movie, but it still made me laugh until I was bent over in pain. Eddie Murphy is a talented and experienced actor in playing several roles in a single movie, as evidenced in his work during The Nutty Professor and The Klumps. Norbit opens up some new avenues for Murphy, and he rises to the challenge professionally and with a humor that will take you by surprise.     Norbit was left on the doorstep of Mr. Wong's restaurant and orphanage. Raised by …
review by . August 17, 2007
posted in Movie Hype
Well admittedly the movie does deliver a few half decent laughs, and if I'm honest at times this is quite an entertaining movie. The scene at the water park with Rasputia along with the bathing suit joke was quite funny. The movie also at times gets a great dark streak at times but it's also quite funny. To say Eddie Murphy is not entertaining at all would be a complete lie. If Murphy does anything good its doing his fast talk in a fat suit. And with Rasputia he manages to pull that off almost perfectly. …
review by . June 20, 2007
posted in Movie Hype
Eddie Murphy stars many times over in this ribald comedy about a timid, backward, geeky orphan who grows up and marries his childhood protector--a loud, overbearing and overweight woman named Rasputia with an overblown opinion of herself. When Kate, Norbit's first love who grew up in the orphanage with him returns to town in an effort to save the town's orphanage, she has no idea that her fiancee has conspired with Rasputia's brothers to steal the orphanage from her in order to open a topless bar....meanwhile, …
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