Norbit is a 2007 American romantic comedy film directed by Brian Robbins, and co-written, co-produced, and starring Eddie Murphy. The film co-stars Charlie Murphy, Thandie Newton, Terry Crews, Eddie Griffin, Katt Williams, Marlon Wayans and Cuba Gooding Jr. It was released by DreamWorks and Paramount Pictures on February 9, 2007.
The film was negatively received by critics and earned Murphy three Golden Raspberry Awards, out of the film's eight total nominations. However, it was a commercial success and received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Makeup and Hairstyling.