History Film / PhatGirlz

28th Oct '17 12:33:50 PM DrOO7
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* MistakenForLoveInterest: When she arrives at Tunde's home, Jasmine is greeted by a woman holding a baby. She assumes that she's his wife, but she's actually the housekeeper and the kid isn't his.

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* MistakenForLoveInterest: MistakenForRomance: When she arrives at Tunde's home, Jasmine is greeted by a woman holding a baby. She assumes that she's his wife, but she's actually the housekeeper and the kid isn't his.
28th Oct '17 12:32:51 PM DrOO7
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* MistakenForLoveInterest: When she arrives at Tunde's home, Jasmine is greeted by a woman holding a baby. She assumes that she's his wife, but she's actually the housekeeper and the kid isn't his.
28th Oct '17 12:28:37 PM DrOO7
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* BigBeautifulWoman: Once she accepts herself, Jasmine and Stacy embrace this identity and start taking great care of their appearance, and Jasmine's clothing line, catering to this type of woman, takes off.


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* HollywoodThin: After meeting the girls, Tunde asks Jazmin if Mia is ill. Aside from the fact that that's none of his business, Mia looks perfectly normal and not unhealthily slim.
31st Jan '14 10:04:53 PM toongrrl1990
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* BeautifulAllAlong: Stacey enters this trope when she starts revealing her body shape, shows more skin, wears less frumpy clothes, and gets a makeover that includes [[TheGlassesGottaGo shedding her glasses]].
16th Jul '13 3:24:07 PM Sheora
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* CampGay: Ramón.
16th Jul '13 3:20:26 PM Sheora
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* BeautyIsBad: All the skinny women in the film are mean, vindictive bitches with one exception - Jasmine's ditzy cousin Mia, who falls under DumbIsGood.

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* BeautyIsBad: All the skinny women in the film are mean, vindictive bitches with one exception - Jasmine's Jazmin's ditzy cousin Mia, who falls under DumbIsGood.
16th Jul '13 3:19:38 PM Sheora
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''Phat Girlz'' is a 2006 film starring Mo'Nique. Jasmine (Mo'Nique) has always been a big girl. She's tired of having trouble finding clothes, being dumped on by skinny women, and ignored by men. As her frustration grows towards a breakdown, she wins a trip for three to a resort. She decides to unwind with her two best friends: uptight Stacey; and her ditzy, skinny cousin Mia. While there they meet several doctors from Nigeria, where beauty is judged by how big a woman is. Jasmine suddenly finds herself in a situation where she is the ''definition'' of beauty and her outlook on life begins to change.

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''Phat Girlz'' is a 2006 film starring Mo'Nique. Jasmine Jazmin (Mo'Nique) has always been a big girl. She's tired of having trouble finding clothes, being dumped on by skinny women, and ignored by men. As her frustration grows towards a breakdown, she wins a trip for three to a resort. She decides to unwind with her two best friends: uptight Stacey; and her ditzy, skinny cousin Mia. While there they meet several doctors from Nigeria, where beauty is judged by how big a woman is. Jasmine Jazmin suddenly finds herself in a situation where she is the ''definition'' of beauty and her outlook on life begins to change.



* DumbIsGood: The only skinny woman portrayed in a positive light is Jasmine's cousin Mia, who is a complete twit.

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* DumbIsGood: The only skinny woman portrayed in a positive light is Jasmine's Jazmin's cousin Mia, who is a complete twit.twit.
* FreakOut: At the end of her HeroicBSOD, Jazmin flips out and tears her room apart, throwing all her "diet motivation" material (including a mannequin) out the window.



* HeroicBSOD: After things go wrong with Tunde, Jazmin spends the rest of her vacation time locked in her room pigging out and watching TV until it devolves into her FreakOut.



* TrueBeautyIsOnTheInside: One of the messages of the film. Everyone keeps telling Jasmine this through the film.

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* TrueBeautyIsOnTheInside: One of the messages of the film. Everyone keeps telling Jasmine Jazmin this through the film.film.
* YourTelevisionHatesYou: Jazmin is having a bad case of depression due to her love life and her WeightWoe. She turns on the TV where several weight-related programs: a cartoon with a depressed fat man being enticed into pigging out, an ad for a weight-loss clinic, an ad for an exercise program, and a talk show with a woman crying over her weight and her hopelessness in dieting. This leads to Jazmin from having a HeroicBSOD to a FreakOut.
* WeightWoe: Jazmin spends the first half of the film trying to lose weight to no avail.
16th Jul '13 3:13:58 PM Sheora
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* RealWomenHaveCurves
16th Jul '13 3:12:08 PM Sheora
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''Phat Girlz'' is a 2006 film starring Mo'Nique. Jasmine (Mo'Nique) has always been a big girl. She's tired of having trouble finding clothes, being dumped on be skinny women, and ignored by men. As her frustration grows towards a breakdown, she wins a trip for three to a resort. She decides to unwind with her two best friends: uptight Stacey; and her ditzy, skinny cousin Mia. While there they meet several doctors from Nigeria, where beauty is judged by how big a woman is. Jasmine suddenly finds herself in a situation where she is the ''definition'' of beauty and her outlook on life begins to change.

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''Phat Girlz'' is a 2006 film starring Mo'Nique. Jasmine (Mo'Nique) has always been a big girl. She's tired of having trouble finding clothes, being dumped on be by skinny women, and ignored by men. As her frustration grows towards a breakdown, she wins a trip for three to a resort. She decides to unwind with her two best friends: uptight Stacey; and her ditzy, skinny cousin Mia. While there they meet several doctors from Nigeria, where beauty is judged by how big a woman is. Jasmine suddenly finds herself in a situation where she is the ''definition'' of beauty and her outlook on life begins to change.
16th Jul '13 3:11:18 PM Sheora
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* GoldDigger: A rather harmless version. Mia knows her assets and when they get to the resort announces that she's going down to the pool "to find a rich guy to spend the week with."
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