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Madea Goes to Jail (2006)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Musical | Video 27 June 2006
Madea returns in another comedy in which she gets sent to "the big house". Regardless of the circumstances, she gives her trademark advice and wisdom to her friends and family as they learn... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
... Madea
... Wanda
... Ella
... Leo
Chantell D. Christopher ... Vanessa (as Chantell Christopher)
... Sonny
Ryan Gentles ... Nate
Brian Hurst ... Jeremy
Anndretta Lyle ... Toni
Crystal Collins ... Chico
Ron Andrews ... Pete
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Judy Peterson ... Katie
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Madea returns in another comedy in which she gets sent to "the big house". Regardless of the circumstances, she gives her trademark advice and wisdom to her friends and family as they learn the importance of letting go, moving on, and forgiveness. Written by BMJ

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27 June 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Мэдея идёт в тюрьму  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Quotes

Chico: Where is my meal?
Madea: I know you can't read but that sign say "Do not feed the monkeys".
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Connections

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

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I loved it!
17 December 2006 | by See all my reviews

I agree that it did sort of drag during the last part, but all-in-all I got so many laughs from watching this. There were also many wonderful "food for thought" moments whenever Madea would spout her wisdom. The music was fantastic, and delivered by gifted singers. I loved the moves the "backup singers" did behind the sofa. I think this is perhaps the best of all the Tyler Perry films...and I am a huge fan of anything he does. He knows his audience well, and is so good at conveying important messages through his scripts. It's rare that I see a film or play that gives me so many laughs AND so many truths that make me want to stand up and shout, "YES!!!" Tyler Perry is a young genius, and I hope he produces much, much more material!


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