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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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Madea / Joe
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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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L.B.
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Kristopher Lofton ...
Calvin
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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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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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21 March 2008 (USA)  »

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Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns  »

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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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Although Leroy is a senior in his 70s, David Mann is around 30 years younger than his on-screen counterpart. See more »

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During the scene of the end of the police chase, Madea (Tyler Perry), is placed in the back of a cruiser. At the end of the scene, you clearly see Tyler Perry laughing and the cruiser stop during the cut. 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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I'll Take You There
Written by Al Bell (as Bert Alvertis Isbell)
Performed by Kelly Price
Published by Irving Music, Inc.
Kelly Price appears courtesy of HeRCKellys Entertainment
By Arrangement with Atlantic Recording Corporation
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Disappointment for Tyler
22 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was SO upset when I saw this movie because it's like Tyler took three of his plays (Meet the Browns, What's Done in the Dark, and Madea Goes to Jail) and used the SAME LINES in most cases. It's like you knew where the story was gonna go in the first 15 minutes of the film. Angela Bassett wore the same 4.5" shoes throughout the whole movie because Rick Fox is so tall and she is only 5'4". I thought it was a bad casting choice to cast two people with such a HUGE height difference opposite each other. I think Tyler is fresh out of creative ideas because he has used ideas from all his plays in the three movies that he has done. So, I can't see his next movie being great. I am not knocking the black cinema hustle, because I am black, but he could have done better to represent black America and made more of an effort. I will say that David Mann certainly brought on the FUNNY (as he always does in the play), but the outtakes were so much funnier than the movie to me. So, stick around after it ends.


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