Big Momma's House

Big Momma's House

Raja Gosnell (2000)

94min
12 Certificate
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Review

Our Score
In this mix of Stakeout and Mrs Doubtfire, Martin Lawrence plays an "underblubber" agent, who's out to catch an escaped bank robber (Terrence Howard) by posing as the 300lb southern momma of the villain's ex-girlfriend (Nia Long). The comedy derives both from Lawrence's roly-poly impersonation and from his falling for the girl that he's guarding. The humour is pretty obvious, but Lawrence works hard to give this one-joke film enough crowd-pleasing moments to make it worth your while.

Summary

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Cast & Crew

Malcolm Turner Martin Lawrence
Sherry Nia Long
John Paul Giamatti
Trent Jascha Washington
Lester Terrence Howard
Nolan Anthony Anderson
Big Momma Pierce Ella Mitchell
Ben Carl Wright
Reverend Cedric the Entertainer
Director Raja Gosnell
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Other Information

Language: EnglishColourTheatrical distributor: 20th Century FoxGuidance: Edited for violence, language and sexual references.Available on: video, DVD and Blu-rayReleased on: 23 Jun 2000
Comedy Drama