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A Madea Christmas (2013)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 13 December 2013 (USA)
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Madea dispenses her unique form of holiday spirit on rural town when she's coaxed into helping a friend pay her daughter a surprise visit in the country for Christmas.

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Madea gets coaxed into helping a friend pay her daughter a surprise visit in the country for Christmas, but the biggest surprise is what they'll find when they arrive. As the small, rural town prepares for its annual Christmas Carnival, new secrets are revealed and old relationships are tested while Madea dishes her own brand of Christmas Spirit to all. Written by Lionsgate

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This Little Fool Thinks She's Getting A Damn Pony See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated PG-13 for sexual references, crude humor and language | See all certifications »

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Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

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$16,007,634 (USA) (13 December 2013)

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$52,528,330 (USA) (7 February 2014)
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Trivia

A Madea's Christmas takes place in a town called Bucktussle, AL. There isn't a Bucktussle, but there is a town called Bug Tussle that is within a decent proximity to Jasper, AL.; the city that Sheldon Construction Company built the dam. See more »

Quotes

Kim: Mrs. Murphy, if I... if I may, our children, no matter what we think, they... they will live their own lives. The world is changing.
Eileen: Not that much!
Kim: It is changing and that is a good thing. Every generation sees a little less division and a little more open minds and open hearts. I think we should be happy and proud that our kids... our children see people as people.
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Followed by Boo 2! A Madea Halloween (2017) See more »

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Red Hot Christmas
Written by Anthony Charles Merando and Claude Le Henaff
Performed by The Crossroads Band
Published by Astonishing Music
Courtesy of Crucial Music Corporation
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I've seen some Medea movies but this was the first time I've watched one in a movie theatre. I watched it with my movie theatre-working friend but since he was on call for a possible shift today, we saw it at a cinema for a competitor which meant we both paid admission. Anyway, there was plenty of laughter from the audience including my friend but I, myself, only chuckled during Medea's attempts at his department store job but by the time the scene changed to Alabama and the arrival of Larry the Cable Guy, I laughed plenty especially whenever he had dialogue with the Tyler Perry woman character! There's the putting-in-lessons about racism, a corporation's attempt to put "Christ" out of Christmas, and bullying to stew the pot to contrived effect though because it's meant to go down easy for about 90 minutes, one probably won't get too offended. Anyway, Tyler Perry's A Medea Christmas is indeed pretty entertaining especially if you watched TV during the '80s and liked recognizing Lisa "Blair Warner" Whelchel from "The Facts of Life" or Anna Maria "Thelma Frye" Horsford from "Amen" while viewing this...


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