This how-low-can-you-go comedy just didn't
stack up to the first Nutty Professor. Being funny for
three minutes doesn't make it funny for 100 minutes.
They kept shifting back and forth to another
Klump every five minutes, and there's no foundation for the story
to build on. It just stopped every time it shifted to another
Each character wanted to be the star with
his stand-alone jokes, and after a while I just wanted it to
end, with a lump on the Klumps.
As sequels go, this is a typical one and
it's too bad. Eddie Murphy does wonders with the seven characters
he plays--made up by make-up wizard Rick Baker.
But the crude jokes and simplistic bathroom
humor pull this movie down to a level it never recovers from.
Too much gas and not enough class.
The humor is at the bottom in Nutty
Professor 2, despite the star's talent and versatility.
He plays as many as eight different roles
in this lowbrow, bad-taste sequel that is twice as wild and raunchy
as its predecessor.
It might have helped if NP2 was
originated on the appearance of a logical/sane storyline, but
this plot is too ridiculous and foolish even for this kind of
The movie is messy and scatter shot, with
a story that's not much more than a dirty version of Flubber.