• Publication date: May 1, 2013

Norbit

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A man terrified of his brutish wife joins his childhood crush to save an orphanage.

Program data

Duration: 90

Production Year: 2007

MBC 2:

June 21, 2013 07:30 (KSA) ~ June 21, 2013 06:30 (CLT)

Norbit Rice's (Eddie Murphy) mother abandoned him as an infant, tossing him out of a car window and onto the steps of The Golden Wonton, a hybrid Chinese restaurant and orphanage.  The geeky child was taunted by the other orphans, but found solace with his best friend: Kate (Thandie Newton).

When Kate was adopted Norbit was again tormented by his peers, at least until a girl named Rasputia (also Murphy) took a liking to him.  Rasputia frightened even the toughest boys in the orphanage, including Norbit who was unwillingly wed to her. 

Norbit collected $159 million at box offices worldwide.

Stars:

  • Eddie Murphy
  • Thandie Newton
  • Terry Crews
  • Eddie Griffin
  • Katt Williams
  • Cuba Gooding Jr.
  • Marlon Wayans
  • Charlie Murphy

Directed by: Brian Robbins

Rating: PG-13 for crude and sexual humor, some nudity and language.