Madea's Family Reunion

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"Come as you are. Leave different."
  • PG-13
  • 2006
  • 1 hr 47 min
  • 5.3  (11,949)
  • 45

Madea's Family Reunion is a heartwarming and hilarious movie about a family who comes together despite their differences. Written and directed by Tyler Perry, the film is the sequel to his successful 2005 movie "Diary of a Mad Black Woman." The movie is centered around Madea, played by Tyler Perry, who takes in her nieces and nephews after their parents are killed in a car accident. While trying to keep the family together, Madea must deal with her feisty niece Lisa (Rochelle Aytes), who is hesitant about marrying her fiancé Carlos (Blair Underwood). At the same time, Madea is also trying to help her great-niece Vanessa (Lisa Arrindell Anderson) escape an abusive relationship with her boyfriend, Frankie (Boris Kodjoe). With the help of her family, Madea is determined to create a happy ending for everyone.

The movie is not just about the central plot but also focuses on the complex relationships among family members. We see the tensions and struggles that arise between family members when they are put in close quarters. Madea's Family Reunion explores themes of love, forgiveness, and the importance of family.

One notable aspect of the film is the performances by the cast. Tyler Perry shines as Madea, a character he initially developed for the stage. Perry's performance is both funny and poignant, and he expertly navigates the different emotions that his character goes through. Blair Underwood also gives a strong performance as Carlos, the charming and determined fiancé of Lisa. Lisa Arrindell Anderson brings depth and nuance to the character of Vanessa, a woman trapped in an abusive relationship. The supporting cast, including Lynn Whitfield and Cicely Tyson, also deliver standout performances, adding to the film's emotional depth.

The visuals in Madea's Family Reunion are also noteworthy. The movie showcases beautiful cinematography that captures the essence of the South. The film's production design, costume design, and set decoration also deserve praise. Everything from the grand plantation house to the characters' stylish outfits adds to the movie's aesthetic appeal.

Another key strength of the movie is its humor. Tyler Perry's writing has always been known for its wit and humor, and Madea's Family Reunion is no exception. The movie is packed with witty one-liners and hilarious moments, from Madea's signature wise-cracks to the family antics that ensue. The humor helps to balance the film's more dramatic moments, ensuring that the audience never feels overwhelmed.

Overall, Madea's Family Reunion is a compelling movie that combines humor, drama, and strong performances. It's a story about the importance of family, and the resilience of those who love each other. Tyler Perry's skill as a writer and director shine through in this movie, with the film offering compelling characters and an engaging plot. Whether you're a fan of Tyler Perry's previous movies or not, Madea's Family Reunion is definitely worth your time.

Madea's Family Reunion is a 2006 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 47 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.3 and a MetaScore of 45.

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  • Release Date
    2006
  • MPAA Rating
    PG-13
  • Runtime
    1 hr 47 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    5.3  (11,949)
  • Metascore
    45
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