• PG-13, 1 hr. 42 min.
  • Drama, Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Brian Robbins
    In Theaters:
    Feb 9, 2007 Wide
    On DVD:
    Jun 5, 2007
  • Dreamworks Distribution LLC
  • Norbit
    2 minutes 52 seconds
    Added: May 9, 2008

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Norbit Reviews

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Luke Goodsell
Empire Magazine Australasia

Like all of Murphy's recent films, there's also a sweet-if-predictable heart beating beneath the discount jokes.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine Australasia | Original Score: 2/5

November 16, 2012
Brooke Holgerson
Boston Phoenix

If there's no limit to your love of fat jokes, this is the movie for you.

Full Review Source: Boston Phoenix | Original Score: 1/4

July 7, 2010
Drew Turney
Dark Horizons

The laughs are broad (pardon the pun), obtuse, and unsubtle.

Full Review Source: Dark Horizons

January 15, 2008
Brian Webster
Apollo Guide

It's small consolation when you have to sit through such a miserably unfunny movie, but at least the bad ideas here are relatively original.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 56/100

May 31, 2007
Joseph Proimakis
Movies for the Masses

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Full Review Source: Movies for the Masses | Original Score: 1/5

May 3, 2007
Philip French
Observer [UK]

Most of the jokes concern obesity, which Murphy evidently believes to be ipso facto funny.

Full Review Source: Observer [UK]

March 17, 2007
Paul Greenwood
Future Movies UK

A life sucking comedy of highly dubious intent.

Full Review Source: Future Movies UK | Original Score: 0/10

March 17, 2007
Matthew Turner
ViewLondon

If you're not a die-hard Murphy fan, your enjoyment of Norbit will depend entirely on how funny you find fat suits and fart jokes. Worth missing.

Full Review Source: ViewLondon | Original Score: 2/5

March 15, 2007
Peter Bradshaw
Guardian

Murphy has a deplorable joke concerning a lost policeman's whistle for which there is no excuse whatever - other than it's very funny.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 2/5

March 10, 2007
Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

... admirável que, com um passado já tão recheado de atrocidades cinematográficas, Eddie Murphy tenha conseguido, com Norbit, a proeza de realizar aquele que, sem dúvida, é o pior filme de sua já desastrosa carreira.

| Original Score: 1/5

March 9, 2007
Tony Horkins
Empire Magazine

Stereotype-based comedy from Eddie Murphy in a variety of fat suits is just not enough to make a decent film.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 1/5

March 8, 2007
Anna Smith
Time Out
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Even if you go back decades, body fascism has rarely been so brazen, or so unfunny. Horrifying.

Full Review Source: Time Out

March 8, 2007
Sean McBride
Sean the Movie Guy

the humor is mean-spirited and the jokes rather puerile.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/4

March 7, 2007
Neil Smith
BBC.com

Three Eddie Murphys is three too many.

Full Review Source: BBC.com | Original Score: 1/5

March 6, 2007
Pete Hammond
Maxim

A one-dimensional bad news comedy.

| Original Score: 1.5/5

March 2, 2007
Mark Dujsik
Mark Reviews Movies

Norbit is so bad, it has redefined my concept of Hell.

Full Review Source: Mark Reviews Movies | Original Score: 0/4

February 27, 2007
Sean Burns
Philadelphia Weekly

Why is everybody in such a tizzy over Norbit?

Full Review

February 27, 2007
Cynthia Fuchs
PopMatters

Stealing from Date Movie: now that is pathetic.

Full Review Source: PopMatters

February 24, 2007
George Palathingal
Sydney Morning Herald

Murphy finally has nothing to prove in front of the camera, which makes his fondness for wearing extreme prosthetics to play multiple roles in a film bursting with cheap, obvious gags increasingly baffling.

Full Review Source: Sydney Morning Herald | Original Score: 1/5

February 23, 2007
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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It's offensively bad.

February 20, 2007
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