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Fat Albert

Rating:PG (for momentary language)
Genre:Comedy
Release Date:December 25, 2004
Running time:100 minutes
Cast:Omari Grandberry, Marques Houston, Kenan Thompson, Kyla Pratt, Jermaine Williams
Director:Joel Zwick
Producer:John Davis
Writer:Bill Cosby, Lowell Ganz, Charles Kipps, Babaloo Mandel
Distributor:20th Century Fox

Description: Live-action version of the Saturday morning television cartoon (1972-85) following the misadventures of a group of adolescent boys growing up in a Philadelphia neighborhood, focusing on an obese boy named Albert and his friends Rudy, Mushmouth, Bill, Dumb Donald, Russell, and Weird Harold. Fat Albert pulls his pals into trouble when they "fall" out of their TV world into the real world, where Fat Albert tries to help a young girl, Doris, make friends. However, the simple life of the group is interrupted when Fat Albert falls for Doris' older sister, Lauri, sparking his friends to worry that their leader may never want to return to his cartoon world.

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