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Meet the Browns (2008)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 21 March 2008 (USA)
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A single mom takes her family to Georgia for the funeral of her father -- a man she never met. There, her clan is introduced to the crass, fun-loving Brown family.

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A single mom takes her family to Georgia for the funeral of her father -- a man she never met. There, her clan is introduced to the crass, fun-loving Brown family.

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Check your baggage at the door. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for drug content, language including sexual references, thematic elements and brief violence

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$20,082,809, 23 March 2008, Wide Release

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$41,939,392, 4 May 2008
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Trivia

David Mann (Leroy) and Tamela J. Mann (Cora) are in reality, married. Tamela is only two months older than David. See more »

Goofs

When Brenda is eating the sandwich at Mildred's she takes the first bite from the center. When she takes a second bite the first has moved to the corner. See more »

Quotes

[discussing the various women with whom their deceased father had relationships]
Leroy Brown: What about our mama?
L.B. Brown: [with a disgusted facial expression] Nasty ho.
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Connections

Follows Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

This Is Your Grandaddy
Written by Jay Weigel and Ronald Markham
Choir directed by George E. Young, Jr. of the Greater St. Stevens Full Gospel Baptist Church
Published by MY TY PE Music Publishing (BMI)
Courtesy of Tyler Perry Studios
Courtesy of Tyler Perry Studios
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I was expecting more from a Tyler Perry movie.
21 March 2008 | by See all my reviews

I have seen all of Tyler Perry's movies (that I know about) and have enjoyed them all...until now. Angela Bassett was very good in her role and I enjoyed the young man who played her son, but the rest of the relatives were WAY too over the top! One of the things I like about Mr. Perry's movies is the likable, believable characters...but Leroy and Vera? COME ON! Especially painful was the speech by Leroy in the church. I laughed very little in this movie, which surprised me. I was also expecting to see more Madea (my favorite character of Mr. Perry's), not the ridiculous 15 second scene they had with her. Unfortunately, if I was asked to recommend this movie to anyone, I would have to say, see something else. Sorry Tyler! I know you're an extremely talented man, but I would give this movie a "C" at best.


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