PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime
In order to protect a beautiful woman and her son from a robber, a male FBI agent disguises himself as a large grandmother.
Screenwriter Darryl Quarles came up with the name "Big Momma" based on a childhood nickname that neighborhood kids gave his mother.
You two? In my bed? Oh, hell no!
Ben: Hattie Mae, I can explain.
Big Momma: Explain it to the fattier end of my baseball bat.
Near the end of the film when big mamma is thrown into Nolan the fat suit the stunt double is wearing is visible
For the UK version the distributor chose to cut eight seconds of violence in the opening martial arts scene, and a head butt in a later scene, in order to achieve a "12" rating. Initial video releases used this same print. All cuts were waived in 2011, and is currently available uncut in the UK with a "12" certificate.
$25,661,041 4 June 2000