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    Norbit has never had it easy. As a baby, he was abandoned on the steps of a Chinese restaurant/orphanage and raised by Mr. Wong. Things get worse when he's forced into marriage by the mean, junk food-chugging queen, Rasputia. Just when Norbit's hanging by his last thread, his childhood sweetheart, Kate, moves back to town.

    Director Credit
    Brian Robbins Director

    Cast Credit
    Eddie Murphy Norbit/Rasputia/Mr. Wong
    Thandie Newton Kate
    Cuba Gooding Jr Deion Hughes
    Eddie Griffin Pope Sweet Jesus
    Terry Crews Big Jack
    Katt Williams Lord Have Mercy
    China Anderson Kate Age 5
    Smith Cho Ex Wife
    Michael Colyar Morris the Barber
    Eurydice Davis Wedding Guest

    Poor Cuba Gooding Jr going from an Oscar to movies such as this.

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    Fool... but no pity. Krom's Avatar
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    Why does Eddie have to keep doing variations of the same movie over and over again?

    I hope he did this BEFORE Dreamgirls. If it was after it wouldn't show much judgment on his part about how it would look to basically do yet another "I'm dressed in a fat suit" movie after what even he had to see could be a career-changing role.

    "You don't rehearse Mr. T, you just turn him loose."
    -----Sylvester Stallone, on Mr. T-----

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    Rock Stars! bbnbama's Avatar
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    In my own little world where all things are Idol......
    I'm sure Eddie will be much more selective now that he'll have Oscar nominee (or hopefully Oscar winner) in front of his name! Of course that theory kinda gets shot to hell when Cuba Gooding Jr. (Oscar winner) is in this movie too.... .....Oh well, it sounded good when I first thought of it.........
    Reality is the beginning...not the end....Wallace Stevens

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    Sigh...yes, very funny, fat women are repulsive and crazy...what could be more hilarious? And yet I'm sure it will do well, with lots of laughs from the audience.

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    Donyale y Dali: OTP Kao's Avatar
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    Putting the whole "Black fat women = LOL" thing aside, it DOES look like it will be funny.

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    FORT Fogey canadian_angel's Avatar
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    I, umm, am shocked this came it at number one this weekend with approximately 33 million dollars. I won't see this movie, but I am really shocked that it did so well. To me, it's basically his other movies slightly tweaked. But I guess for those of us who have no interest we are in the minority for this movie.

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