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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 ...

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Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 20 Critic Reviews
64
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 79 User Ratings
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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 ...

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Generally Favorable Based on 20 Critic Reviews
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Generally Favorable Based on 20 Critic Reviews
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35% Mixed
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Generally Favorable Based on 79 User Ratings
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Generally Favorable Based on 79 User Ratings
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44% Mixed
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Production Company Imagine Entertainment
Release Date Jun 28, 1996
Duration 1 h 35 m
Rating PG-13
Tagline Inside Sherman Klump, a party animal is about to break out.
Academy Awards, USA
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination
Golden Globes, USA
1 Nomination
Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA
• 2 Wins & 3 Nominations