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1.8
715 Ratings

The Nutty Professor

Directed by Tom Shadyac
United States, 1996
Comedy

Synopsis

Dr. Sherman Klump, a kind, “calorically challenged” genetics professor, longs to shed his 400-pound frame. So, with one swig of his experimental fat-reducing serum, Sherman becomes “Buddy Love”, a fast-talking, pumped-up, plumped-down Don Juan.

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The Nutty Professor Directed by Tom Shadyac

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1997 | Winner: Best Makeup

BAFTA Awards

1997 | Winner: Best Make Up/Hair

1997 | Nominee: Best Achievement in Special Visual Effects

Golden Globes (USA)

1997 | Nominee: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1996 | 2nd place: Best Actor

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