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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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This is the fourth Tyler Perry film not adapted from a play, alongside The Family That Preys (2008), Daddy's Little Girls (2007) , and Good Deeds (2012) See more »

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When George Needleman (Eugene Levy) goes to his Manhattan office building and enters the elevator to go up to his office, the elevator inspection certificate is visible. It is issued by the Georgia Department of Labor, meaning that the elevator used for the shot was not located in Manhattan, but rather in Georgia. 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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Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection is mostly lame but at least mostly avoids a preaching a lesson this time
10 November 2012 | by (Baton Rouge, La.) – See all my reviews

Just watched this Tyler Perry/Madea movie with my mom. I thought with Eugene Levy-who I've long liked since his "SCTV" days-this might be a little more funnier considering I usually don't like Madea movies as they tend to be too preachy for my tastes. There were some really good stuff like almost anything involving Doris Roberts. I also liked Tom Arnold's brief appearance. Also, Madea's playing a woman named Precious Jackson got some good mileage out of the famous Jackson family. Otherwise, the movie was too long and was mostly pretty lame during that time. Still, it wasn't too bad like I said and besides, the movie was harmless enough. P.S. Perhaps because of Denise Richards' supporting role here, Charlie Sheen is in the blooper reel during the end credits. Oh, and I was sooooo disappointed at Marla Gibbs too-brief appearance.


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