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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
Kris D. Lofton ... 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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You can't choose your family, you can only pack accordingly. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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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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Trivia

David Mann (Leroy) and Tamela J. Mann (Cora) are in reality, married. Tamela is only two months older than David. See more »

Goofs

While Michael is making the oatmeal, you hear the sound of the oatmeal hit the bottom of the pot. Before they start dancing, he never turns on the stove or puts water in the pot. After the dance, he proceeds to stir the oatmeal in the pot. See more »

Quotes

[discussing the various women with whom their deceased father had relationships]
Leroy Brown: What about our mama?
L.B. Brown: [with a disgusted facial expression] Nasty ho.
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Connections

Followed by Boo! A Madea Halloween (2016) See more »

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Before I Let Go
Written by Frankie Beverly
Performed by Maze featuring Frankie Beverly
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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very disappointed
25 March 2008 | by See all my reviews

Tyler Perry is so talented. I was very disappointed with the casting of the movie. Frankie Faison, Margaret Avery, Jenifer Lewis and Angela Bassett are all well seasoned actors but their acting roles in this movie was that of an amateur. Their talents were not displayed at all. I was very disappointed in their lines, role, acting just everything. David and Tamela Mann were outstanding as always. They were the glue to hold the movie together. Jenifer Lewis was the worst. She did Vera no justice. The actress that played Vera in the play should have been cast for the movie. Actually all of the same actors should have been cast in the movies. I expected more from the movie.


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