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  • 12
  • Action, Comedy
  • 2000
  • 98 mins

Big Momma's House

Big Momma's House

Synopsis

Martin Lawrence's FBI agent dons a fat suit and pretends to be an old lady in the name of the law.

About

Martin Lawrence is an undercover FBI agent who pulls on a wig and a fat suit to protect a federal witness in this prosthetic-heavy comedy, the paucity of which is underlined by the presence of Raja Gosnell (Scooby-Doos number one and one and two) behind the camera. This'll only appeal to lovers of Lawrence and those with an insatiable appetite for the Wayans family. On the bright side, those who love the film will find Big Momma's House 2 every bit as entertaining, since it's even crasser.

Cast & Connections

  • Actor: Paul Giamatti, Jascha Washington, Anthony Anderson, Nia Long, Terrence Howard, Cedric The Entertainer, Martin Lawrence
  • Director: Raja Gosnell
  • Screen Writer: Darryl J Quarles, Don Rhymer
  • Writer (Story): Darryl J Quarles
  • Producer: David T Friendly, Michael Green
  • Photographer: Michael D O'Shea
  • Composer: Richard Gibbs

In a nutshell

Fantastic. Compared to Big Momma's House 2.

by Richard Luck

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