Overall Rank: 13935
Average Rating: 2.2/4
# of Ratings: 141
Theatrical Release Date: 06/28/1996
Genre: Comedy, Romance
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Tom Shadyac
Actors: Eddie Murphy, Jada Pinkett Smith, James Coburn, Larry Miller, Dave Chappelle, John Ales
Plot: A professor tries to lose weight by creating a potion. It works, but also causes other side effects.
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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 07/09/2019
It isn't the painfully bad type of movies Eddie Murphy would get stuck making for 10+ years after it, but it's hardly funny enough to recommend.
Yojimbo - wrote on 10/07/2012
Witless remake of a witless Jerry Lewis film. Cliched, contrived and desperately unfunny.
Daniel Corleone - wrote on 03/09/2012
Professor Sherman Klump (Eddie Murphy) reconstructs the DNA of an obese person to easily lose weight. He falls for Carla Purty (Jada Pinkett), a chemistry graduate student. Dean Richmond (Larry Miller) has set up a meeting with Harlan Hartley (James Coburn) about the created serum by Sherman. The soundtrack and make-up was entertaining. There were times the dialogue felt sappy. The Nutty Professor is a descent comedy to view to have a few laughs.
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