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Madea Goes to Jail (2009)

 -  Comedy | Crime | Drama  -  20 February 2009 (USA)
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Mischievous grandma Madea lands in jail, where she meets a variety of mixed-up characters.

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Mischievous grandma Madea lands in jail, where she meets a variety of mixed-up characters.

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material, drug content, some violence and sexual situations | See all certifications »

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$41,030,947 (USA) (20 February 2009)

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$90,485,233 (USA) (17 April 2009)
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Last "unknown" appearance by Sofía Vergara before the premiere of her mega-hit TV series Modern Family (2009) and her becoming a superstar. See more »

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In the beginning of the movie, when Mable's criminal record is shown, her year of birth is shown to be 1962, which would make her 47 years old in 2009, but the character Madea/Mable is portrayed to be much older than 47. See more »

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Madea: [about how sweet T.T. is] What're you in here for, stealing flowers? What'd you do, steal candy from the girl scouts?
T.T.: I murdered 18 men.
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Written by Bryan Michael Cox and Kendrick A.J. Dean
Performed by Yolanda Adams
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First Publishing Group (SESAC)
Courtesy of Tyler Perry Studios
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It gets better the fourth or fifth time around
4 February 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I went to the theatre to see this film and was disappointed. The movie seemed to just go through the motions and not really develop and the plot seemed random. There was a serious main plot that had multiple funny bits in between, but the funny took away from the good stuff. that was throughout.

that was what i kept seeing the first couple times i watched the movie after about the fourth or fifth time the plot seemed to mellow out and flow like it should.

Before you make quick assumptions about the movie just because it is a Tyler Perry film, watch it like you would any other movie, with no assumptions.


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