The Nutty Professor (1996 movie)
The Nutty Professor is a 1996 American science fiction romantic comedy movie. It was released by Imagine Entertainment/Paramount Pictures. It stars Eddie Murphy and co-stars Jada Pinkett Smith, John Ales, James Coburn, Larry Miller, Dave Chappelle and Montell Jordan.
Eddie Murphy plays university professor Sherman Klump, Jada Pinkett Smith plays a chemistry graduate student, John Ales plays Sherman’s assistant Jason, James Coburn plays Harlan Hartley, Larry Miller plays Dean Richmond, Dave Chappelle plays Reggie Warrington and Montell Jordan plays himself.
It was marketed as a family science fiction comedy and earned $273,961,019. It had one sequel named Nutty Professor II: The Klumps which was released in theaters and later given a format release. There is also a third movie in development which was set to be released mid-late 2011.