Norbit is a 2007 American romantic comedy film, directed by Brian Robbins. It stars Eddie Murphy and Thandie Newton. Produced by Davis Entertainment and Tollin / Robbins Productions, the film also stars Terry Crews, Lester "Rasta" Speight, Clifton Powell, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Eddie Griffin, and Katt Williams. It was released on February 9, 2007.
The film received an Academy Award nomination for makeup and also received much acclamations for Eddie Murphy's interpretations and the humorism. Despite receiving negative reviews by cinematographic critics, the film was a commercial success and was acclaimed by audience and Eddie Murphy's fans becoming one of Eddie Murphy's most loved films being rinominated one of the best comedies in the cinema history.