The Nutty Professor (1996)
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as Sherman Klump/Buddy Love/Lance Perkins/Papa/Mama/Ernie
as Harlan Hartley
as Carla Purty
as Dean Richmond
as Reggie Warrington
as Dean's Secretary
as Ernie Clump Jr.
as Fit Woman
as Health Instructor
as Asian Man
as Band Leader
as Sad Fat Girl
as Guy in Crowd
as Woman in Crowd
as Security Guard
as Boxing Trainer
as Sporting Goods Clerk
as Woman Dignitary
as Sexy Girl
as Sexy Girl
as Sexy Girl
as Wellman College Alumna
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[Murphy] is able to invest his Professor Klump with an endearing dignity, give his lounge lizard alter ego, Buddy Love, an alligator's bite and then go on from there to play Klump's grandma. Also his mother, father and brother.
This is good, seamless comedy.
This is a chance to see Murphy doing what he does best, and for that alone it's worth seeing.
Eddie Murphy is funny again. Sadly, he lacks the guts to follow through on the cathartic self-satire that gives the film its distinction.
Audience Reviews for The Nutty Professor
This remake of The Nutty Professor is absolutely hilarious. I think its Murphy's best film and the one he gave his absolute best on. He enthusisatically plays the entire family, having to sit through 6 hours of make-up a day which would depress and annoy most comedy actors today who care more about the money they make then the performance they give. Murphy doesn't resort to this therefore i'm proud to say his performance in the film was solid. The movie itself as I said hilarious!
At the time of release, I found this movie to be very funny because it created the modern day genre of one actor playing multiple roles. Eddie Murphy killed as every role and set the stage for other films like it such as the Tyler Perry films, etc.
The Nutty Professor is along with Bowfinger, one of Eddie Murphy's last funny comedies. The idea is good, and I enjoyed the comedic elements of the film. Of all the films that Eddie Murphy has starred in, The Nutty Professor is one of his funniest. Sure the film isn't perfect, but there are plenty of good laughs here to entertain the audience. I'm not the biggest Eddie Murphy fan, but I enjoyed this film, and I thought it had some great moments where the film was very well done. The Nutty Professor is a good comedy, and somewhat underrated. However, if you enjoy Eddie Murphy, give this one a shot, The Nutty Professor is one of his last funny roles, and he really does bring on good laughs with his antics in this film. The Nutty Professor has a good cast starring opposite Murphy, and the film boasts another comedic talent, Dave Chappelle. The film works well enough to be an entertaining hour and a half and despite the fact that it's not a comedic masterpiece, the film still has plenty of laughs going for it, and is much better than the second. This is one of Eddie Murphy's last good film roles along with Bowfinger afterwards he really started to make unfunny films that just insulted the intelligence and were a waste of time. Luckily looking back at this film, you realize that Eddie Murphy was once very funny and capable at delivering something unique on-screen. Now, he's totally irrelevant and unfunny. The Nutty Professor may not be the best comedy, but it definitely is worth watching and is pretty funny for what it is.
The Nutty Professor Quotes
|Reggie Warrington:||Women be shoppin'! You cannot stop a woman from shoppin'!|
|Papa Klump:||Oprah and Luther need to keep their asses one way, 'cause I'm confused.|
|Papa Klump:||Oprah and Luther need to keep their asses one way, because I'm confused.|
|Buddy Love:||I Heard Of Dreadlocks, But ****locks?|
|Buddy Love:||I heard of dreadlocks, but ****locks?|
|Mama Klump:||Hercules! Hercules! Hercules!|
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