You searched for:

Search for…

Narrow Search

 

Rated PG-13 · 2006
There's a certain exuberance, a "you go girl" spirit of defiance and self-reliance to this Mo'Nique vehicle that's undeniably appealing -- especially for its target audience of overweight women. But beyond the star's obvious enthusiasm for the project, there isn't a lot going for Phat Girlz, which looks cheap and falls apart after the first act. The plus-size comedian stars as Jazmin, a sales assistant who dreams of becoming a fashion designer. One day, she and two friends go to a Palm Springs resort for the weekend, and things start looking up when it turns out there's a convention of Nigerian doctors in town, all of whom happen to be incredible physical specimens who revere large ladies. Once Jazmin catches the eye of sexy Doctor Tunde (Jimmy Jean-Louis), however, the story collapses: A very minor misunderstanding separates the two, and the plot goes back to the fashion stuff.

Trailer

Phat Girlz

Now Playing

Phat Girlz is not showing in any theaters in the area.

Reviews/comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a review


Roll over stars and click to rate.

Anonymous and pseudonymous comments will be removed.

Most Popular Stories


© 2018 East Bay Express    All Rights Reserved
Powered by Foundation