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Meet the Browns (2008)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 21 March 2008 (USA)
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A single mom takes her family to Georgia for the funeral of her father -- a man she never met. There, her clan is introduced to the crass, fun-loving Brown family.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Madea / Joe
... Mr. Brown
... Cora Brown (as Tamela Mann)
... Brenda
... Michael
... Tosha
... Lena
... Harry
... Cheryl
... Mildred
... L.B.
... Sarah
... Vera
... Will
... Calvin (as Kristopher Lofton)
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A single mom takes her family to Georgia for the funeral of her father -- a man she never met. There, her clan is introduced to the crass, fun-loving Brown family.

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Check your baggage at the door. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for drug content, language including sexual references, thematic elements and brief violence

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21 March 2008 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$20,082,809, 23 March 2008, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$41,939,392, 4 May 2008
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David Mann (Leroy) and Tamela J. Mann (Cora) are in reality, married. Tamela is only two months older than David. See more »

Goofs

When Brenda is eating the sandwich at Mildred's she takes the first bite from the center. When she takes a second bite the first has moved to the corner. See more »

Quotes

Brenda Brown: I can pay you back now... for all you did for us. The house, the move, everything.
Harry: You don't get it, do you?
Brenda Brown: Get what?
Harry: I didn't do all of that so you could pay me back.
Brenda Brown: I'm sorry. I'm just so used to being taken advantage of and...
Harry: Yeah, that you don't even know when somebody loves you!
Brenda Brown: Love me?
Harry: Yeah. Tell Mike I said congratulations.
Brenda Brown: Hey, what if I told you I love you too? But I got scared for a second, but I'd rather be scared and with you than be not scared and not have you.
Harry: Why would I ...
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Follows Madea Goes to Jail (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Take It Down Johnny
Written by Jay Weigel and John Fohl
Performed by John Fohl, Lawrence Sieberth (as Larry Sieberth), David Pulphus and Doug Garrison
Published by Floating City Press (BMI)
Courtesy of Floating City Music, Inc.
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Tyler Perry should win an award. . .
11 April 2008 | by See all my reviews

For creating some of the biggest pieces of crap in the history of film. Actually, it's not even a film, it's just him -- taking a giant dump on everyone's faces when they watch this movie and making at least 50 mill. every time he does it.

Please stop watching this crap, for the love all that is good, please stop.

Note: This movie is already in the bottom 100. And his other movies are competing to get in. Every movie is the same tired old story written straight from the book, with different settings to appeal to the black community. Which they themselves should find insulting, it reeks of stereotypes and belittles the whole ethnicity.


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