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Norbit

Overview


Genre :

Comedy, Romance

Release Date :

February 09, 2007

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Brian Robbins

Starring :

Eddie Murphy, Thandie Newton, Eddie Griffin, Terry Crews, Clifton Powell, Cuba Gooding Jr.

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

3 of 4

“..simultaneously genuinely sweet..”
by Jim Hemphill [Reel]
“..racially insensitive, politically incorrect and beyond crude..”
by Luke Sader [The Hollywood Reporter]
“..Murphy does manage to wring a laugh out of you here and there, even though you know better..”
by [Pittsburgh Tribune-Review]
2 of 4

“..an often awful parade of flatulent gags about big butts, sadistic relationships and sexual idiocy..”
by Michael Wilmington [Chicago Tribune]
Review rate : C-

“..a lackluster attempt to make a gross-out romantic comed..”
by Michael Sragow [The Baltimore Sun]
1 of 5

“..a dire film - an unfunny, nasty and moronic calamity..”
by David Mercier [FilmJudge]
2.5 of 5
Reviewed by Randy Cordova [The Arizona Republic]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Meg Jones [The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel]
1.5 of 4
Reviewed by Nathaniel Bell [L.A. Daily News]
1.5 of 4
Reviewed by Wesley Morris [Boston Globe]
Reviewed by Joe Williams [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
Reviewed by Robert Koehler [Variety]
Reviewed by Barry Paris [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]
Reviewed by Sam Adams [Los Angeles Times]

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