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Nutty Professor, The

Nutty Professor, The(1996)

Also Known As: El profesor chiflado | Nutty Professor | professeur foldingue |

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Brief Synopsis

For Professor Sherman Klump, being the big man on campus wasn''t all it''s cracked up to be. His body was disproportionate. His family was dysfunctional. And his love life was disastrous. Having tried everything--diets, exercise and weight loss experts--in an unsuccessful attempt to shed some of his 400 pounds, Sherman Klump invents a revolutionary fat gene formula. Testing it on himself, he discovers he''s no longer the man he used to be; in fact, he''s only half the man he used to be. With one swig, the gentle, painfully shy academic is transformed into the swaggering Casanova, Buddy Love--an irresistible ladies'' man who can talk his way out of any predicament. This new personality gives Sherman the confidence to pursue the chemistry department''s beautiful new professor, Carla Purty. Indeed everything, to Sherman''s utter amazement, is beyond his most perfect dreams--until he discovers that his long-lasting creation is actually an unstable substance that can wear off at any time.

Cast & Crew

Tom Shadyac Director
Eddie Murphy Buddy Love; Ernie Klump; Grandma Klump; Lance Perkins; Mama Klump; Papa Klump; Sherman Klump
James Coburn Harlan Hartley
Larry Miller Dean Richmond
Dave Chappelle Reggie Warrington
John Ales Jason
Patricia Wilson Dean'S Secretary
Jamal Mixon Ernie Klump Jr
Nichole Mcauley Fit Woman
Hamilton Van Watts Health Instructor
Chao Li Chi Asian Man
Quinn Duffy Bartender

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  PG-13 Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  1996 Production Date: 
Color/B&W:  Distributions Co:  Universal Pictures
Sound:  Production Co:  Imagine Entertainment .....Production Company, General Lift Inc .....Production Company, Playback Technologies, Inc. .....Production Company, Central Casting, Inc. .....Production Company, Home On The Range .....Production Company, CAST Security, Inc. .....Production Company, Universal Studios Sound Facilities .....Production Company, Joann Kane Music Service .....Production Company, Pacific Title & Art Studio .....Production Company, Cinema Research Corporation .....Production Company, Framestore Cfc .....Production Company, Light Matters Inc .....Production Company, Rhythm & Hues Studios .....Production Company, Cibex Exercise Equipment .....Production Company, University Of California--Los Angeles .....Production Company, Biltmore Hotel .....Production Company, Henry E. Huntington Library & Art Gallery .....Production Company, Chrystel Corporation .....Production Company, Hadler Public Relations Inc .....Production Company, Streetlights Production Assistant Program .....Production Company, 'Michael' Production Contractors .....Production Company, Kamisha Corporation .....Production Company, Columbia Pictures .....Production Company, Otto Nemenz International, Inc. .....Production Company, Deluxe Entertainment Services Group .....Production Company, Eastman Kodak .....Production Company, United International Pictures .....Theatrical Distributor, Jeff Erdmann .....Cableman, Universal Pictures .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor, Paramount Pictures .....Foreign Distribution Sales, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment .....Domestic Video Distributor, Cic Video .....Foreign Video Distributor
Duration(mins):  Country:  United States (USA)

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  • Here's the fat truth!

    collin stevens 2012-10-12

    although most people love the nutty professor, the truth is that this remake has so many offensive black humor and fat jokes that could offend the wrong... MORE>