The Nutty Professor

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Generally favorable reviews - based on 20 Critics

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Generally favorable reviews- based on 40 Ratings

Summary: Eddie Murphy stars as Dr. Sherman Klump, a kind, 'calorically challenged' genetics professor who longs to shed his 400-pound frame in order to win the heart of beautiful Jada Pinkett. So, with one swig of his experimental fat-reducing serum, Sherman becomes 'Buddy Love', a fast-talking, pumped-up, plumped-down Don Juan. Can Sherman stop his buff alter ego before it's too late, or will Buddy have the last laugh? (Universal)

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Runtime: 95 min
Rating: Rated PG-13 for crude humor and sexual references.
Production: Universal Pictures
Genres: Sci-Fi, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Aug 23, 2005
Director Credit
Tom Shadyac Director
Writer Credit
Barry W. Blaustein Screenplay
Bill Richmond 1963 Motion Picture
David Sheffield Screenplay
Jerry Lewis 1963 Motion Picture
Steve Oedekerk Screenplay
Tom Shadyac Screenplay
Principal Cast Credit
Eddie Murphy Sherman Klump/Buddy Love/Lance Perkins/Papa Klump/Mama Klump/Grandma Klump/Ernie Klump
Cast Credit
Chao-Li Chi Asian Man
Dave Chappelle Reggie Warrington
Doug Williams Band Leader
Hamilton von Watts Health Instructor
Jada Pinkett Smith Carla Purty
Jamal Mixon Ernie Klump Jr.
James Coburn Harlan Hartley
John Ales Jason
Larry Miller Dean Richmond
Montell Jordan Himself
Nichole McAuley Fit Woman
Patricia Wilson Dean's Secretary
Quinn Duffy Bartender
Tony Carlin Host
Producer Credit
Brian Grazer Producer
James D. Brubaker Co-Producer
Jerry Lewis Executive Producer
Karen Kehela Executive Producer
Mark Lipsky Executive Producer
Russell Simmons Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: