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Runtime: 95 min

Genres: Comedy | Romance | Sci-Fi

Languages: English

Countries: USA

For Professor Sherman Klump, being the big man on campus wasn't all it's cracked up to be. His body was disproportionate. His family was dysfunctional. And his love life was disastrous. Having tried everything--diets, exercise and weight loss experts--in an unsuccessful attempt to shed some of his 400 pounds, Sherman Klump invents a revolutionary fat gene formula. Testing it on himself, he discovers he's no longer the man he used to be; in fact, he's only half the man he used to be. With one swig, the gentle, painfully shy academic is transformed into the swaggering Casanova, Buddy Love--an irresistible ladies' man who can talk his way out of any predicament. This new personality gives Sherman the confidence to pursue the chemistry department's beautiful new professor, Carla Purty. Indeed everything, to Sherman's utter amazement, is beyond his most perfect dreams--until he discovers that his long-lasting creation is actually an unstable substance that can wear off at any time.

Directors (1)

Writers (6)

Barry W. Blaustein (screenplay) and
Bill Richmond (1963 motion picture)
David Sheffield (screenplay) &
Jerry Lewis (1963 motion picture) and
Steve Oedekerk (screenplay)
Tom Shadyac (screenplay) &

Composers (1)

Editors (1)

Cinematographers (1)

Actors (42)

Alexia Robinson Sexy Girl
Annett Culp Student (uncredited)
Athena Massey Sexy Girl
Chao Li Chi Asian Man (as Chao-Li Chi)
Chaz Lamar Shepherd Student
Christie Blanchard-Power Woman Dignitary
Dave Chappelle Reggie Warrington
David Ramsey Student
Doug Williams Band Leader
Eddie Murphy Sherman Klump / Buddy Love / Lance Perkins / Papa Klump / Mama Klump / Grandma Klump / Ernie Klump
Elliott J. Brown Hightop Kid (uncredited)
Greg Natale Cop
Hamilton von Watts Health Instructor (as Hamilton Von Watts)
Jada Pinkett Smith Carla Purty (as Jada Pinkett)
Jamal Mixon Ernie Klump Jr.
James Coburn Harlan Hartley
Joe Greco Security Guard
John Ales Jason
John Prosky Doctor
Judith Woodbury Wellman College Alumni
Julianne Christie Sporting Goods Clerk
Larry Miller Dean Richmond
Linda Grigorian Girl at Table (uncredited)
Lisa Boyle Sexy Girl
Lisa Halpern Sad Fat Girl
Mark McPherson Doctor
Michael D. Starks Boxing Trainer
Michael Rothhaar Doctor
Mohammad Mohsen Bodybuilder
Montell Jordan Himself
Ned Luke Construction Worker (uncredited)
Nichole McAuley Fit Woman
Nick Kokotakis Waiter
Patricia Wilson Dean's Secretary
Quinn Duffy Bartender
Rachel Sulprizio Waitress (uncredited)
Retha Jones Woman in Crowd
Roy Werner Guy in Crowd
Sara Ballantine Nurse
Stanley D. Petter III Fireman
Steve Monroe Student
Tony Carlin Host