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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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Cora Brown (as Tamela Mann)
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Brenda
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Michael
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Tosha
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Lena
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Harry
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Mildred
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Calvin (as Kristopher Lofton)
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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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$20,082,809 (USA) (21 March 2008)

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$41,939,392 (USA) (2 May 2008)
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In the play, Cora has just found out that Mr. Brown is her biological father. Mr Brown then brings her with him to meet the brown family. Strangely, There is no Brenda Brown ever mentioned in the play, although The film could possibly take place be after the play since Cora has already established herself into the family once Brenda arrives to meet the browns for the first time. See more »

Goofs

While Michael is making the oatmeal, you hear the sound of the oatmeal hit the bottom of the pot. Before they start dancing, he never turns on the stove or puts water in the pot. After the dance, he proceeds to stir the oatmeal in the pot. See more »

Quotes

Brenda Brown: I can pay you back now... for all you did for us. The house, the move, everything.
Harry: You don't get it, do you?
Brenda Brown: Get what?
Harry: I didn't do all of that so you could pay me back.
Brenda Brown: I'm sorry. I'm just so used to being taken advantage of and...
Harry: Yeah, that you don't even know when somebody loves you!
Brenda Brown: Love me?
Harry: Yeah. Tell Mike I said congratulations.
Brenda Brown: Hey, what if I told you I love you too? But I got scared for a second, but I'd rather be scared and with you than be not scared and not have you.
Harry: Why would I ...
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Followed by I Can Do Bad All by Myself (2009) See more »

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For the Bereaved
Written by Jay Weigel
Performed by Ronald Markham
Published by Floating City Press (BMI)
Courtesy of Floating City Music, Inc.
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not what i expected
22 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

this is the worst tyler perry movie yet! let me note that i am a huge tyler perry fan -- HUGE! but, this movie was stupid and the casting was horrible. sorry tyler -- but, i expected more. good luck on the next one! -- i'll still support it, but i feel like i wasted my money going to see this one..:( ...my favorite movies have definitely been diary of a mad black woman followed by family reunion. why did i get married was decent, but, angela bassett could not carry this movie on her own. it also didn't help that the screenplay was not very good. i didn't see this play, so, i can't say that after seeing this movie i would want to even see it.


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