The Nutty Professor

The Nutty Professor

Eddie Murphy
Director: Tom Shadyac Cast: Eddie Murphy
Eddie Murphy
, Jada Pinkett Smith
Jada Pinkett Smith
, James Coburn
James Coburn
Tom Shadyac

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Overview

Eddie Murphy gives one of Jerry Lewis' best-remembered vehicles a 1990s overhaul in this hit comedy. Sherman Klump (Murphy) is a college professor and respected biochemistry researcher who is kind, considerate, and a genuinely nice guy. Sherman is also appallingly overweight; coupled with the fact that he's painfully shy and a bit clumsy, his romantic prospects are rather bleak. When Sherman finds himself working with a pretty graduate student, Carla Purty (Jada Pinkett), he falls in love and is eager to impress her, but at an upscale nightclub, his weight attracts the attention of an insult comic (Dave Chappelle) and his bumbling spoils the evening. Sherman's latest project is a genetic weight loss formula, and despondent over his failure to win Carla's heart, he subjects himself to a massive dose. Suddenly, Sherman is transformed into the slim, trim, and handsome Buddy Love; however, the drug also boosts his testosterone level, turning the likable Sherman into the arrogant, skirt-chasing Buddy. In addition to playing Sherman and Buddy, Eddie Murphy also plays four other members of the porcine Klump family, as well as eccentric exercise guru Lance Perkins.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/10/2016
UPC: 0025192351839
Original Release: 1996
Rating: PG-13
Source: Universal Studios
Time: 1:36:00

Special Features

100 Years of Universal: The Lew Wasserman Era; 100 Years of Universal: Unforgettable Characters ; Theatrical Trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Eddie Murphy Buddy Love,Lance Perkins,Mama Klump,Papa Klump,Sherman Klump
Jada Pinkett Smith Carla Purty
James Coburn Harlan Hartley
Larry Miller Dean Richmond
Dave Chappelle Reggie Warrington
John Ales Jason
Tony Carlin Host
Lisa Boyle Ms. Gluteus
Doug Williams Band Leader
Patricia Wilson Dean's Secretary
Chao Li Chi Asian Man
Athena Massey Sexy Girl

Technical Credits
Tom Shadyac Director,Screenwriter
David Leroy Anderson Makeup
Richard Baker Makeup Special Effects
Barry W. Blaustein Screenwriter
Danny Bramson Score Composer,Musical Direction/Supervision
James D. Brubaker Co-producer
Aleta Helena Chappelle Casting
James F. Claytor Set Decoration/Design
William Elliott Production Designer
Jose Antonio Garcia Sound/Sound Designer
Yvonne Garnier-Hackl Set Decoration/Design
Brian Grazer Producer
David B. Householter Asst. Director
Karen Kehela Executive Producer
Jerry Lewis Executive Producer
Mark Lipsky Executive Producer
Julio Macat Cinematographer
Steve Maslow Sound/Sound Designer
David Newman Score Composer,Songwriter
Ha Nguyen Costumes/Costume Designer
Steve Oedekerk Screenwriter
Greg Papalia Art Director
Kathryn Peters Set Decoration/Design
Bill Richmond Screenwriter
David Sheffield Screenwriter
Russell Simmons Producer
Dawn Snyder Set Decoration/Design
Don Zimmerman Editor

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