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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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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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Uncle Joe, reminiscing about the Army nurses that followed Company B to their barracks, says their names were "Blanche, Rose, and Dorothy". Blanche, Rose, and Dorothy are names of title characters in The Golden Girls (1985) TV series. See more »

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When the family first meets Madea, Kate walks in wearing black open-toed high heel shoes. When Kate is upstairs unpacking, she is wearing tall brown boots. See more »

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The acting is simply terrible
4 July 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Denise Richards is easy on the eyes, but can't act a lick. My wife said to me three times during the film, "this movie is just awful".

Tyler Perry does an adequate portrayal of the cliché black aunt, and there are some entertaining and funny parts, but the other two main characters lay large emu eggs.

The plot becomes very predictable when the clip from a prior movie of the same genre is shown. After that, there is no suspense.

Even Tom Arnold and John Amos struggle to keep it believable.

Romeo and Doris Roberts are okay, but nothing is going to salvage this train wreck.


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