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Madea Goes to Jail (2009)

PG-13 | | 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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Comedy | Crime | Drama

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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 then she becoming a superstar. See more »

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At the beginning some newspaper articles are shown. One headline says: Student Expelled. If you read the text besides the photograph in the article it spells Shcool instead of school. See more »

Quotes

T.T.: [pulls out a box of brownies] TADA! Brownies for my brownie! I made them myself.
Madea: Yeah, what do you mean "brownies for my brownie"? You trying to call me black or somethin'?
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Nobody's Fault but Mine
Traditional, arranged by Jimmy Carter, Clarence Fountain, Eric McKinnie,
Joey Williams, John Chelew and Chris Goldsmith
Performed by The Blind Boys of Alabama
Published by Righteous Tone Music (BMI), Mystic Mill Music (BMI) and Sam Wilson Publishing (BMI),
administered by Bug
Courtesy of Real World Records
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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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