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Norbit Reviews

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Luke Goodsell
Empire Magazine Australasia
November 16, 2012
Like all of Murphy's recent films, there's also a sweet-if-predictable heart beating beneath the discount jokes.
| Original Score: 2/5
Brooke Holgerson
Boston Phoenix
July 7, 2010
If there's no limit to your love of fat jokes, this is the movie for you.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Drew Turney
Dark Horizons
January 15, 2008
The laughs are broad (pardon the pun), obtuse, and unsubtle.
Brian Webster
Apollo Guide
May 31, 2007
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.
| Original Score: 56/100
Joseph Proimakis
Movies for the Masses
May 3, 2007
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Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Philip French
Observer (UK)
March 17, 2007
Most of the jokes concern obesity, which Murphy evidently believes to be ipso facto funny.
Paul Greenwood
Future Movies UK
March 17, 2007
A life sucking comedy of highly dubious intent.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/10
Matthew Turner
March 15, 2007
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 | Original Score: 2/5
Peter Bradshaw
March 10, 2007
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 | Original Score: 2/5
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
March 9, 2007
... 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
Tony Horkins
Empire Magazine
March 8, 2007
Stereotype-based comedy from Eddie Murphy in a variety of fat suits is just not enough to make a decent film.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
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Anna Smith
Time Out
March 8, 2007
Even if you go back decades, body fascism has rarely been so brazen, or so unfunny. Horrifying.
Sean McBride
Sean the Movie Guy
March 7, 2007
the humor is mean-spirited and the jokes rather puerile.
Full Review| Original Score: 2/4
Neil Smith
March 6, 2007
Three Eddie Murphys is three too many.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Pete Hammond
March 2, 2007
A one-dimensional bad news comedy.
| Original Score: 1.5/5
Mark Dujsik
Mark Reviews Movies
February 27, 2007
Norbit is so bad, it has redefined my concept of Hell.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/4
Sean Burns
Philadelphia Weekly
February 27, 2007
Why is everybody in such a tizzy over Norbit?
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Cynthia Fuchs
February 24, 2007
Stealing from Date Movie: now that is pathetic.
George Palathingal
Sydney Morning Herald
February 23, 2007
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 | Original Score: 1/5
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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
February 20, 2007
It's offensively bad.
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