Madea's family comes to see her while she's sick, however it's the rest of the family that needs help. Her granddaughter Maylee has dumped her daughter, Keisha off on her sister, Vianne, ... See full summary »
Just as Madea buries her sister, she must get ready for her granddaughter, Lisa, coming to get married at the house. As Madea must endure the craziness of her neighbor, Leroy Brown, and the... See full summary »
Madea returns in another comedy in which she gets sent to "the big house". Regardless of the circumstances, she gives her trademark advice and wisdom to her friends and family as they learn... See full summary »
Cheryl Pepsii Riley,
Tyler Perry's gun-toting, irreverent granny Madea, played by Perry himself, has been entertaining theater audiences with plays like Diary of a Mad Black Woman and Madea's Family Reunion. ... See full summary »
Chantell D. Christopher
Shirley has important news for her family, but she has five grown children with different lifestyles and finds it difficult to get them and the kids all together. So in steps Madea, the ... See full summary »
When Madea catches sixteen-year-old Jennifer and her two younger brothers looting her home, she decides to take matters into her own hands and delivers the young delinquents to the only ... See full summary »
Taraji P. Henson,
When a family meets for Christmas at their posh Cape Cod estate, family arguments and secrets cause a stir. It takes a real down-to-earth family - like Aunt Bam and the almighty Madea - to save this holiday.
Mable "Madea" Simmons:
I missed you last time cause it was dark and you so dark.
[pulls out pistol]
Mable "Madea" Simmons:
But I promise you I ain't go'n' miss you out here in this good sunlight.
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This could have been a very good movie apart from a few annoying things.
First Tyler Perry does not look anything like a woman and every time Mable 'Madea' Simmons was on screen it detracted from the story. I am sure there are many good black actresses who could have played the part.
Then the film doesn't seem to know what it is. Is it comedy or drama? It fails in both areas. As a comedy it has it's moments but not enough to make me laugh out loud. As a drama it started well but the way it progressed just made you think what a stupid woman the lead character Helen was. I just lost all sympathy with her.
So as a movie .... Good idea but carried out very badly I'd say.
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