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Norbit is a 2007 American romantic comedy film directed by Brian Robbins, and co-written, co-produced, and starring Eddie Murphy. The film co-stars Charlie Murphy, 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
A large black woman on top of a small black man with glasses and an afro.
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Brian Robbins
Produced by
Screenplay by
Story by
  • Eddie Murphy
  • Charlie Murphy
Starring
Music by David Newman
Cinematography Clark Mathis
Edited by Ned Bastille
Production
company
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release dates
  • February 9, 2007 (2007-02-09)
Running time
102 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $60 million
Box office $159.3 million

Norbit is a 2007 American romantic comedy film directed by Brian Robbins, and co-written, co-produced, and starring Eddie Murphy. The film co-stars Charlie Murphy, 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.

The film was negatively received by critics and earned Murphy three Golden Raspberry Awards, out of the film's eight total nominations. However, it was a commercial success and received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Makeup and Hairstyling.