Metacritic Movie Ratings
Norbit Reviews



out of 100

Generally unfavorable reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 50

    out of 100

    Chicago TribuneMichael Wilmington

    With his brazen gifts for mimicry, Eddie Murphy may now be the Peter Sellers of blockbuster toilet comedy movies.

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  • 25

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    Murphy speaks in a breathy lisp, as if his mouth had been partially buttoned shut, and he doesn't give himself the nerd's traditional redeeming feature of a geeky, slide-rule intellect. Norbit, all frozen gawk, is just a very dim bulb.

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  • 20

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterLuke Sader

    Racially insensitive, politically incorrect and beyond crude.

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