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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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The "Dr. Phil Scene" was completely ad libbed. Even the "got, get, getter" lines. See more »

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When the three people are in the car, headed to the church, you can see the reflection of the crew in Madea's glasses. They are moving about. See more »

Quotes

Joe: You ain't gotta drive nowhere to get food. I know a place where you can get fed three meals a day for free.
Madea: I ain't listening to none of your crazy talk right now, Joe.
Joe: I ain't joking here, now. I know a place where you can go work, and they gonna treat you real nice, and give you three meals a day!
Madea: What the hell you talking about? Where?
Joe: Down there at the Georgia Aquarium, they had one of the whales die. You can just go on down there and swim around for a while, and they'll feed you.
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Madea:
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References Survivor (2000) See more »

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Little Miss Funky
Written by Darryl Jackson and Miles Tackett
Performed by Breakestra
Published by Miles Tackett Music (BMI) and Murnated Murzic (BMI)
(c) 2008 Now Again Records, LLC
Licensed Courtesy of Now Again Records, LLC
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What a funny movie...
16 December 2011 | by See all my reviews

I'll keep this short and sweet. It's not Avatar, and it wasn't over produced! It's funny and has a great plot. Here is some advice, get a sense of humor. Not every movie has to be 10/10 to be good. Giving a movie like this anything less than a "5/10!" Is absurd! Quit getting mad just because this movie promotes religion and happiness. Go watch a really Hollywood movie and hop on their bandwagon! This is a real movie, from real people, from real life! These characters take me back to my childhood. Hard times and hard struggles and how in the end, God works things out! I bet half of you people reviewing this movie just hate the religious message! That's all!


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