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Madea's Family Reunion (2006)

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While planning her family reunion, a pistol-packing grandma must contend with the other dramas on her plate, including the runaway who has been placed under her care, and her love-troubled nieces.

Director:

Tyler Perry

Writers:

Tyler Perry, Tyler Perry (play)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tyler Perry ... Madea / Brian / Joe
Blair Underwood ... Carlos Armstrong
Lynn Whitfield ... Victoria
Boris Kodjoe ... Frankie Henderson
Lisa Arrindell ... Vanessa (as Lisa Arrindell Anderson)
Maya Angelou ... May
Rochelle Aytes ... Lisa
Jenifer Lewis ... Milay Jenay Lori
Tangi Miller ... Donna
Keke Palmer ... Nikki
Henry Simmons ... Issac
Cicely Tyson ... Aunt Myrtle
China Anderson ... Nima
Akhil Jackson Akhil Jackson ... Jonathan
Alonzo Millsap ... Tre
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While planning her family reunion, a pistol-packing grandma must contend with the other dramas on her plate, including the runaway who has been placed under her care, and her love-troubled nieces.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material, domestic violence, sex and drug references | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The poem read by Maya Angelou is her own "In and Out of Time". See more »

Goofs

At the wedding when the little kids are walking down the lane, there was originally in the beginning of the movie two boys and one girl. Now at the end there are two girls and only one boy. See more »

Quotes

Madea: Aunt Ruby's 96 years old, she needs to see her family.
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Connections

Followed by Tyler Perry's a Madea Family Funeral (2019) See more »

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Keep Your Head Up
Performed by Chaka Khan
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The worst movie I have seen in recent memory...
26 February 2006 | by ceccon-1See all my reviews

I expected a comedy like the "Big Mama" movies. Instead, the movie was a bizarre mix of comedy, drama and a love story.

This movie has three plots: The first involves Madea and her taking in a foster child. The second involves a woman who is engaged to a rich man who is abusing her. The third involves a relationship between a single mother with 2 children and a single father.

There is actually very little comedy in the movie. There are also a number of very twisted messages in the movie. For example, Madea beats the foster child with a belt (in a comedic manner), to convince the child to straighten out. The child does, in fact, turn herself around. Apparently, it pays to beat children.

There are plots dealing with child rape (with the consent of the mother). There are scenes with old men ogling young girls who are related to them. (The ogling takes place at a family reunion.) The movie jumps from plot to plot such that you are always off-balance. Is this a comedy, a love story, or a drama? It is, in fact, nothing ... except a waste of time and money.


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Official Sites:

Lions Gate [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

24 February 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$30,030,661, 26 February 2006

Gross USA:

$63,318,000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$63,368,939
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Color

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1.85 : 1
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