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Why Did I Get Married? (2007)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  12 October 2007 (USA)
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The big screen adaptation of Perry's stage play about the trials of marriage, and what happens to one family when a sexy young temptress arrives on the scene.

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Dr. Patricia Agnew, a psychologist, has written a best seller about marriage: hers and those of three other couples who together take a week's vacation each year to ask themselves, "Why did I get married?" It's time for one of those weeks, and all four relationships are strained: Patricia and her husband Gavin have the shadow of grief between them; Terry believes that Diane has abandoned him for her work; Angela, who's built a successful business, belittles her husband Marcus, who works for her; Mike is cruel to Sheila, his religious, overweight wife. During the week, each person's secret comes out. Will these marriages survive? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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...Because we complete each other's sentences. See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material, sexual references and language | See all certifications »

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12 October 2007 (USA)  »

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Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married?  »

Box Office

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$21,353,759 (USA) (12 October 2007)

Gross:

$55,184,721 (USA) (7 December 2007)
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Tyler Perry's first self-directed dramatic role. See more »

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In the kitchen scene at breakfast after Diane pours the orange juice. The carafe is empty when she answers the phone. By the time the conversation is over, the carafe has some juice in it. See more »

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[after Mike's secret is revealed at the dinner table]
Troy: I think I should probably go.
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I laughed so hard I have a headache.
13 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I just saw this movie and I think it was a very decent film. It is a comedy with a soap opera feel to it. Basically...when I went in I wasn't expecting it to be as good as it was. There was a lot of "laugh out loud" moments and a lot of the dialogue was funny. A lot of scenes had the entire theatre laughing including me (The theatre was full) and people were making comments to all the situations really getting into it like "oh hell nah" and "uh uh girl" and "you know it" etc. So its definitely a movie that people can relate to. All in all its a good movie. If you actually go and see it without judging it too fast then chances are you will enjoy it.

And of course just like all of the Tyler Perry movies it has a message at the end that ties the movie all together.


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