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Norbit is a american film of genre Drama directed by Brian Robbins released in USA on 8 february 2007 with Thandie Newton

Norbit (2007)

Norbit
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Released in USA 8 february 2007
Length 1h42
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Comedy,    Romantic comedy,    Romance
Rating40% 2.0098652.0098652.0098652.0098652.009865

Norbit is a 2007 American romantic comedy film directed by Brian Robbins, and written and produced by Eddie Murphy, who also starred in the film. The film co-stars Charlie Murphy (Eddie Murphy's brother), Thandie Newton, Terry Crews, Eddie Griffin, Katt Williams, Marlon Wayans and Cuba Gooding, Jr. It was released by DreamWorks and Paramount Pictures on February 9, 2007.

Norbit features a collaboration between Terry Crews and Marlon Wayans, reuniting them for the first time since 2004's White Chicks. The film was nominated for an Academy Award in make-up and received multiple wins at the 2007 Golden Raspberry Awards. The film was negatively received by critics, but was a commercial success.

Synopsis

Norbit Albert Rice (Eddie Murphy) and Kate Thomas (Thandie Newton) are best friends as children at a combination Chinese restaurant and orphanage owned by their father figure, Mr. Wong (Eddie Murphy), but are separated when Kate gets adopted. While being bullied by twins on a playground one day, Norbit is saved by a tough, overweight girl named Rasputia Latimore (Eddie Murphy) who scares him into being her boyfriend. Though at first she genuinely likes Norbit and cares about him, going as far as intimidating other kids into letting Norbit play with them – Rasputia's kindness deteriorates as she grows up to be an ignorant, arrogant, vindictive, and mean-spirited woman. She eventually pressures Norbit into marrying her, and bullies, insults, and controls him to make sure that she keeps him all to herself. Norbit is also belittled by Rasputia's older brothers, Big Black Jack (Terry Crews), Blue (Lester 'Rasta' Speight), and Earl (Clifton Powell), working as a bookkeeper at their local construction company. The Latimore brothers also run a "security business" and instill fear in everyone in the town except Mr. Wong, who refuses to sell his establishment to them.

Actors

Thandie Newton

(Kate Thomas)
Terry Crews

(Big Jack Latimore)
Cuba Gooding Jr.

(Deion Hughes)
Khamani Griffin

(young Norbit (age 5))
Eddie Murphy

(Norbit / Rasputia / Mr. Wong)
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