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Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son (2011)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 18 February 2011 (USA)
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Malcolm Turner and his stepson Trent go undercover at an all-girls school to flush out a killer.

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John Whitesell

Writers:

Matthew Fogel (screenplay), Don Rhymer (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Martin Lawrence ... Malcolm / Big Momma
Brandon T. Jackson ... Trent / Charmaine
Jessica Lucas ... Haley
Michelle Ang ... Mia
Portia Doubleday ... Jasmine
Emily Rios ... Isabelle
Ana Ortiz ... Gail
Henri Lubatti ... Vlad
Lorenzo Pisoni ... Dmitri
Tony Curran ... Chirkoff
Marc John Jefferies ... Rembrandt
Brandon Gill Brandon Gill ... Scratch
Zack Mines Zack Mines ... Delante
Rhett Lindsey ... TJ (as Trey Lindsey)
Ken Jeong ... Mailman
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Storyline

FBI agent Malcolm Turner and his son, Trent, go undercover at an all-girls performing arts school after Trent witnesses a murder. Posing as Big Momma and Charmaine, they must find the murderer before he finds them. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

Momma's got back-up.

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Action | Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some sexual humor and brief violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 February 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Big Momma's House 3 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$32,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,300,803, 20 February 2011

Gross USA:

$37,915,414

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$82,686,066
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (extended dvd edition)

Sound Mix:

Dolby | DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Brandon T. Jackson, who plays Trent, was actually a 26 year old man portraying a 17 year old boy at the time. He took over the role from Jascha Washington who appeared in the first two films. See more »

Goofs

When Trent / Charmaine (Brandon Jackson) is reviewing his testament, it's incorrectly spelled "testement" in the title of the paper. See more »

Quotes

Malcolm: I'm not even wearing a clean pair of Granny panties.
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Alternate Versions

German theatrical version was cut to secure a "Not under 6" rating. See more »


Soundtracks

Jungle Flames
Written by Abdul Saleh, Charmand Grimloch (as Joachim Rygg) and Triniti Bhaguandas (as Jeanette Bhaguandas)
Performed by The DNC
Courtesy of Recurrent Records/Position Music
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Is there anymore soup to be made from this...?
30 March 2011 | by paul_haakonsenSee all my reviews

"Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son" is the third movie in the series, and honestly, they might have considered stopping after the second movie. The first one was hilarious, the second one not so much. And now the third one has been unleashed upon us movie-lovers.

For a comedy, then "Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son" is rather weak, because there is only a handful of situations that proved to be funny. And even less so actually managed to make me laugh. I think I laughed once or twice throughout the entire movie. So it was a disappointing experience to watch this movie.

The storyline is somewhat simple, so even your family's dog can keep up with it. Some incriminating evidence is stored on a USB key, evidence that can bring down some big criminals. Yeah, very original there already. And the USB key is hidden in an all-girls school, and it is up to detective Malcolm to find it and bring the criminals to justice. Only this time he brings his son into it! Yeah, his son. Now, what father in his right mind would bring his own flesh and blood into a situation where his life is in danger, and much more so bring his son into cross-dressing? Back it up right there! The storyline was weak and very hard to believe and get into, because it was so over the top.

Now, Martin Lawrence does a good job as Malcolm and Big Momma, as he did in the previous two movies. So if you are familiar with those two, you know what you will be getting. This is good, but at the same time it is also bad. Why keep squeezing the lemon when there is no more juice to come out? Brandon T. Jackson (playing Trent/Charmaine) did a good job as well, except for when he portrayed Charmaine; I found that strenuous to watch. Ken Jeong (playing the mailman) was a hilarious spot to the movie, despite he was there for only a few minutes. And for a noticeable performance of the younger talents, then Michelle Ang (playing Mia) brought a good deal of spark and comedy to the movie. In overall, the acting was good and the performances were well enough. The movie was just suffering from being a movie that had a weak story.

I suppose for hardcore fans of Martin Lawrence, then "Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son" will be a blast. But for the ones that watched part 1 and 2, then part 3 is a very dull and humorless movie.


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