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Fat Albert

Year:
Duration:
93 min
Genres:
Comedy | Family | Fantasy | Romance
IMDB rate:
4.3
Director:
Joel Zwick
Awards:
1 nomination
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 2004-12-25
Filming Locations: Santa Clarita, California, USA
Earnings
Budget: $26,000,000
Opening Weekend: $10,021,510 (USA) (26 December 2004)
Gross: $48,116,322 (USA) (7 April 2005)
Cast
Actor
Character
Kyla Pratt
Kyla Pratt
Fat Albert
Kenan Thompson
Fat Albert
Dania Ramirez
Lauri
Shedrack Anderson III
Rudy
Aaron Frazier
Old Weird Harold
Marques Houston
Dumb Donald
Alphonso McAuley
Bucky
Keith Robinson
Bill (as Keith D. Robinson)
Jermaine Williams
Mushmouth
Aaron Carter
Teen
Omarion Grandberry
Reggie (as Omari Grandberry)
J. Mack Slaughter
Arthur (as J. Mack Slaughter Jr.)
Nick Zano
Camera Salesman
Annie Abbott
Mrs. Forchick
Rick Overton
Coach Gillespie
Keri Lynn Pratt
Heather
Fonzworth Bentley
Salesman (as Derek 'Mr. Bentley' Watkins)
Jeff Leaf
Basketball Player
Cody Fleetwood
Kid
Jeanne Chinn
Woman #1
Jenifer Yeuroukis
Woman #2 (as Jenifer Kingsley)
Alyssa Shafer
Little Girl
Dylan Cash
Emmitt
Damon Elliott
DJ
Jeff Harlan
Dad
Russell Cosby
Russell
James Bynum
Old Old Weird Harold
Michael Honablue
Race Starter
Raven-Symoné
Danielle
Jeremy Suarez
Russell
Earl Billings
Mr. Mudfoot (voice)
Catero Colbert
Lead Teen (voice) (as Catero Alain Colbert)
Charles Duckworth
Teen #1 (voice)
Ben Diskin
Teen #2 (voice)
Josh Uhler
Teen #3 (voice)
Bill Ratner
Announcer (voice)
Bill Cosby
Himself
Tiana Brown
Dancer
Criscilla Crossland
Dancer
Annalisia Simone
Dancer
Michael Franklin
Dancer
Richard Jackson
Dancer
Reginald Jackson
Dancer
Monique Lea Gall
Dancer (as Monique Leacook)
Destiny Lightsy
Dancer
Shannon Rudolph
Dancer
Michele Martinez
Dancer (as Michele Marie Martinez)
Storm Ascher
Mall Patron (uncredited)
Nina Avetisova
Relay Racer (uncredited)
Ray Buffer
Construction Foreman (uncredited)
Victoria Chalaya
Scared Cheerleader (uncredited)
Guy Chapman
Track Meet Spectator (uncredited)
Meghan Elizabeth
Student (uncredited)
Jeff Garlin
Jer (uncredited)
Cathy Immordino
Classroom Student (uncredited)
Mitch Kalamian
Basketball Player (uncredited)
Jason Keever
Skateboarding Pedestrian (uncredited)
Arron Kinser
Cool Kid (uncredited)
Joe Koons
Hero / Track Star (uncredited)
Mandi Leigh
Spectator (uncredited)
Joel Madden
Kid in Classroom (uncredited)
Mase
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Clarence Perry
Extra (uncredited)
William Stamey
Track Star / Pizza Guy (uncredited)
Chris Watson
Track fan (uncredited)
Did you know?
Trivia
Pre-production began in 1993. Tracy Coley was originally cast as Fat Albert. But production stalled as no studio was interested in it. Production picked up again in 2001 and Omar Benson Miller was cast as Fat Albert. But the project stalled again.
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Forest Whitaker was the original director of the film, but left the project over creative differences.
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The people listed in the closing credits of the TV Land cartoon broadcast are all real-life Hollywood professionals, and some are credited with having served on the crew of this movie. The first on the list, D.J. Gugenheim, is listed as "Asst. to Z. Diddy." Joel Zwick's nickname during production was Z. Diddy, and D.J. Gugenheim was his assistant.
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Goofs
When Albert is skateboarding back to Doris's apartment, there's a parked DHL truck in one shot, in the next shot, it's further away.
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Cable stations such as TVLand don't interrupt their broadcasts for special news reports.
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When Albert challenges Reggie to a race during track practice, palm trees are clearly visible in the background foliage. Palm trees do not grow in Philadelphia.
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Quotes
Doris: Fat Albert, wait! I finally figured out who you remind me of. You remind me of my grandfather.
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Fat Albert: [to the clerk] Oh. I can't take off my sweater because...
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Rudy: You're like school on Saturday: no class.
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Photos from cast
Kyla Pratt Alice Greczyn
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