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Madea's Big Happy Family (2011)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 22 April 2011 (USA)
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The crazy and comical Mabel Simmoms, otherwise known as Madea, tries to wrangle her fighting family together for a family dinner regarding the health of her niece Shirley.

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Madea jumps into action when her niece, Shirley, receives distressing news about her health. All Shirley wants is to gather her three adult children around her and share the news as a family. But Tammy, Kimberly and Byron are too distracted by their own problems: Tammy can't manage her unruly children or her broken marriage; Kimberly is gripped with anger and takes it out on her husband; and Byron, after spending two years in jail, is under pressure to deal drugs again. It's up to Madea, with the help of the equally rambunctious Aunt Bam, to gather the clan together and make things right the only way she knows how: with a lot of tough love, laughter ... and the revelation of a long-buried family secret. Written by Lionsgate

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

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Box Office

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$25,068,677 (USA) (22 April 2011)

Gross:

$53,311,948 (USA) (15 July 2011)
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Trivia

The choir singing at Shirley's funeral consisted of the cast members in the play the movie was based on. See more »

Goofs

When Cora and Brown are talking to the doctor, Cora picks up her purse and sets it down on the counter behind her. When the camera switches back her purse is sitting on the table between her and Brown again. See more »

Quotes

Aunt Bam: Let's sing the baby a nursery rhyme... "Row row row your hoe, up and down the street, merrily merrily merrily, she's just a piece of meat."
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Connections

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Soundtracks

1-800-Choke-That-Ho
Written by John Austin, Nicole Cathren Bellinghausen, John D. Norten, Tyler Perry and Samuel Hall Zeines
Performed by Noelle, John Austin and Samuel Hall Zeines
Published by TYPEE Music (ASCAP), MY TY PE Music Publishing (BMI) and T PERRY PUBLISHING (SESAC)
Courtesy of Tyler Perry Studios
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Amazing
26 August 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

People are giving this Title a bad review? Are you serious? The thing with Tyler Perry's films, is that they feature REAL life situations. None of the fake things you see in most films.

His movie's are REAL. The feature original material that other films haven't duplicated. This movie was hilarious, makes you want to re-watch certain clips. 100%, two thumbs up, laugh-out-loud funny.

People that give out bad reviews, JUST because you didn't understand is childish. Wake up and open you're eyes. REAL MATERIAL.

Movies made my Mr. Perry continue to amazing me, amaze by how his content seem so close to how many of us live.


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