Axel Foley, while investigating a car theft ring, comes across something much bigger than that: the same men who killed his boss are running a counterfeit money ring out of a theme park in Los Angeles.
Brilliant and obese scientist Sherman Klump invents a miraculous weight-loss solution. After a date with chemistry student Carla Purty goes badly, a depressed Klump tries the solution on himself. Though he instantly loses 250 pounds, the side effects include a second personality: an obnoxiously self-assertive braggart who calls himself Buddy Love. Buddy proves to be more popular than Sherman, but his arrogance and bad behavior quickly spiral out of control.Written by
Dave Chappelle said that Eddie Murphy complimented his standup work on his first day on the set. Chappelle really took that to heart as he cited Murphy as being a major influence on his career. See more »
During the first dinner scene, in the wide shots of the Klump family, Grandma Klump has a coke to drink instead of water. This happens twice. See more »
[When Sherman is 'fighting' Buddy on the stage]
Someone had better go and call the exorcist!
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During the credits, outtakes are shown. See more »
When Sherman Klump opens the drawer in his desk and reveals the secret compartment containing all the candy, there is a row of 'Snickers' bars on the top. In some T.V. versions, at least in the UK, the word 'Snickers' is digitally altered to 'Chocky'. See more »
This Is How We Do It
Written by Montell Jordan, Oji Pierce, and Slick Rick (as Ricky Walters)
Performed by Montell Jordan
Courtesy of Rush Associated Labels Recordings
by arrangement with PolyGram Film & TV Licensing
Contains a sample of "Children's Story"
Performed by Slick Rick
Courtesy of Def Jam Records, Inc.
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Pure Brilliance from Murphy
In my opinion this is one of the funniest movies you will ever see. This Eddie Murphy at his brilliant best playing seven different characters in the one movie. This is pretty much a Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde routine with Professor Sherman Klump (Murphy) creating a weight loss formula which transforms him into Buddy Love (Murphy). The best scenes of the movie are the dinner scenes at the Klump house where almost every character you see is Eddie Murphy. Very few other actors could have pulled this off. 10/10
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