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Madea's Witness Protection (2012)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 29 June 2012 (USA)
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A Wall Street investment banker who has been set up as the linchpin of his company's mob-backed Ponzi scheme is relocated with his family to Aunt Madea's southern home.

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A Wall Street investment banker who has been set up as the linchpin of his company's mob-backed Ponzi scheme is relocated with his family to Aunt Madea's southern home.

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Believe it or not, they know too much. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for some crude sexual remarks and brief drug references | See all certifications »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

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$25,390,575 (USA) (29 June 2012)

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$65,623,128 (USA) (14 September 2012)
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In New York, when Madea gets out the cab to go into the bank, she asks George why he's speaking in a French accent when he's only speaking to her. She then says she can also speak French, citing mispronounced lyrics to Lady Marmalade ("Giuchie, Giuchie, ya ya dada...Mocha Chocalata ya ya"). Earlier in the film, Barbara flirts with Joe, saying, "Hello, Joe, wanna give it a go?" This is also a lyric to Lady Marmalade. See more »

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The blue-screens are visible through Madea's glasses throughout the movie, more prominent during the hotel trip and the conversation with her becoming Precious Jackson before that. See more »

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Brian: Guess some other lucky person will make that $4,000 a month.
BrianMadea: You know what? I believe it would be the greatest Christianity thing I could do to help somebody in need. So I'm gonna go ahead and make up these sheets and clean up.
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Let's Stay Together
Written by Al Green, Al Jackson Jr. and Willie Mitchell
Performed by Al Green
Published by Al Jackson Jr. Music (BMI)
Administered by BMG Rights Management (US) LLC
Courtesy of Hi Records by arrangement with Wixen Music and Fat Possum
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Poorly written comedy with Tyler Perry trying to pull of a Martin Lawrence flick
22 July 2013 | by (Denver, Co) – See all my reviews

Upon seeing Eugene Levy and Denise Richards I thought this was going to be a hidden gem on Netflix, not so much. Tom Arnold also fails with his obvious coke high (noticed by the odd mouth expressions and lip movement) scenes and fails to deliver anything worth laughing at besides the fact that he is trying feverishly to hide his recent intake of the a-1 yola. Tyler Perry may be a good comedian but it's apparent that he is trying too hard to emulate Martin Lawrence's movie "Big Mama's house". This movie has a few good actors with no opportunity for them to show their worth. Good cast, poorly written and not worth watching unless you are as high as Tom Arnold (but then it would only be funny until your next bathroom trip) Hope this helps!


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