Big Momma's House

Big Momma's House

Director: Raja Gosnell Cast: Martin Lawrence, Nia Long, Paul Giamatti


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In this comedy, a cop assumes a new identity in his valiant battle against crime: an elderly grandmother! Malcolm Turner (Martin Lawrence) is an FBI agent who is a master of disguise and will stop at nothing to get his man. When a bank robber escapes from prison and goes on a violent crime spree, Malcolm is assigned to bring him in. The thief's girlfriend Sherry (Nia Long), who is also the mother of his child, lives in a small Southern town, and Malcolm plans to set up a stake-out in the house across the street from Sherry's. However, the house is owned by Big Momma (Ella Mitchell), an older woman with a sharp tongue and no patience for back talk, and when Big Momma has to leave town, it leaves her house suspiciously empty. Determined to maintain his cover, Malcolm disguises himself as Big Momma, and now has to convince Sherry (and everyone else in the neighborhood) that Big Momma's still in town. Big Momma's House gained considerable pre-production publicity when Lawrence fell into a coma while jogging in a heat wave before the film's start date; Lawrence claimed that he was trying to lose weight to fit more comfortably into his character's "fat suit."

Product Details

Release Date: 11/14/2000
UPC: 0024543007791
Original Release: 2000
Rating: PG-13
Source: 20th Century Fox

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Martin Lawrence Malcolm Turner
Nia Long Sherry
Paul Giamatti John
Terrence Howard Lester
Anthony Anderson Nolan
Ella Mitchell Big Momma
Jascha Washington Trent
Carl Wright Ben
Phyllis Applegate Sadie
Starletta DuPois Miss Patterson
Octavia Spencer Twila

Technical Credits
Raja Gosnell Director
Aaron Ray Co-producer
Spring Aspers Musical Direction/Supervision
Kent Beyda Editor
Mariko Braswell Set Decoration/Design
Greg Cannom Makeup Special Effects
Charisse Cardenas Set Decoration/Design
Thomas D. Causey Sound/Sound Designer
Peaches Davis Co-producer
Jermaine Dupri Score Composer
David T. Friendly Producer
Richard Gibbs Score Composer
Richard Graves Asst. Director
Michael Green Producer
Bruce Green Editor
David W. Higgins Co-producer
Francine Jamison-Tanchuck Costumes/Costume Designer
Nancy Klopper Casting
Jeffrey Kwatinetz Executive Producer
Martin Lawrence Executive Producer
Rodney Liber Executive Producer
Arnon Milchan Executive Producer
Randy Moore Art Director
Michael D. O'Shea Cinematographer
Captive Audience Prods. Makeup Special Effects
Darryl Quarles Original Story,Screenwriter
Don Rhymer Screenwriter
Craig Stearns Production Designer

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Big Momma's House 3.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
goodgirl2 More than 1 year ago
Out of all The Big Momma House movies this was my favorite one its funny even funnier than Mrs. Doubtfire You can't help but to laugh at Martin Laweernce in this movie he is indeed funny!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I did buy the DVD and I am not really sure why...Martin Lawrence is his same 'ol self...kind of like Richard Simons or Jerry Lewis...NO suprises, this movie is similar to a high budget fox sit-com....not recomended.....
Guest More than 1 year ago
It's just Mrs. Doubtfire meets The Nutty Professor, but Martin Lawrence has never been as funny as Eddie Murphy or Robin Williams. Not even on TV. He screams too much.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago