Alice Pratt, a hard working Christian woman, raised her two daughters while managing a simple diner of her own. Her snobbish and arrogant daughter Andrea graduated in Economic Science and works in a construction corporation while her sister Pam stayed with Alice and worked in the diner. Andrea is married to construction worker Chris, who works in the same corporation as his wife but dreams of starting up his own business. However she is being unfaithful to him - with their boss William Cartwright. William is the son of Alice's best friend, the wealthy Charlotte Cartwright. While Alice travels with Charlotte on a road trip, the ambition and infidelity of William triggers a series of events that will affect relationships in both families.
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
In every family, there is good. And there is bad....
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Did You Know?
This film was the second women's "road" picture, in just two years, for Kathy Bates
, after Bonneville
(2006) in 2006. In the 2006 film, Kathy Bates was one of three women taking a road trip in an old convertible, while in this film, Kathy is one of two women taking a road trip in an old convertible. In Bonneville, the car was a 1966 Pontiac Bonneville convertible, while in this film, the car was a late 1950s or early 1960s Cadillac, probably a 1959 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz convertible. See more
In the rain scene towards the end, Alice is speaking uncovered and doesn't appear to be wet while all others are holding umbrellas to protect themselves from the rain. See more
[after Charlotte has bought a vintage car
I've never seen you drive! Where's Morgan Freeman?
Funk It Up
Written by Jay Weigel
Performed by Bucktown Stompers
Published by Melpomene Music (BMI)
Courtesy of Carondelet Music Group See more
12 September 2008 (USA)
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Also Known As:
Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys
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Opening Weekend USA: $17,381,218,
14 September 2008
Gross USA: $37,105,289
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $37,105,289
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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