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The Nutty Professor (1996)

PG-13
95 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

Grossly overweight yet good-hearted professor Sherman Klump takes a special chemical that turns him into the slim but obnoxious Buddy Love.
Director
Writers
Jerry Lewis (1963 motion picture) | Bill Richmond (1963 motion picture) | David Sheffield (screenplay) | Barry W. Blaustein (screenplay) & 2 more
Cinematographer
Casting Director
Production Designer
William A. Elliott (as William Elliott)
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Budget
$ 54,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 25,400,000
Gross (USA)
$ 128,814,019
Gross (World)
$ 273,961,019
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Release date
Jun 28, 1996 (United States)

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48 cast members
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Eddie Murphy
Sherman Klump / Buddy Love / Lance Perkins / Papa Klump / Mama Klump / … See more Sherman Klump / Buddy Love / Lance Perkins / Papa Klump / Mama Klump / Grandma Klump / Ernie Klump   See fewer
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Jada Pinkett Smith
Carla Purty (as Jada Pinkett) Carla Purty (as Jada Pinkett)   See fewer
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James Coburn
Harlan Hartley Harlan Hartley   See fewer
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Larry Miller
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John Ales
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Patricia Wilson
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Jamal Mixon
Ernie Klump Jr. Ernie Klump Jr.   See fewer
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Nichole McAuley
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Hamilton von Watts
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Chao Li Chi
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Quinn Duffy
Bartender Bartender   See fewer
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Himself Himself   See fewer
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Doug Williams
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Lisa Halpern
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John Prosky
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Roy Werner
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Joe Greco
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Mohammad Mohsen
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Michael D. Starks
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Julianne Christie
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Christie Blanchard-Power
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Lisa Boyle
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Athena Massey
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Judith Woodbury
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Ned Luke
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Bobby Sussman
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Arthur Tovey
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5.6 / 10 | 98,315 votes