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Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys

Release Date: September 12th, 2008

PG-13|1 hr. 51 min.

Plot Summary
Despite their differences in social class, Charlotte (Kathy Bates) and Alice (Alfre Woodard) are good friends for many years. Then secrets, greed and scandal surrounding both their families throw the women's lives into turmoil. Charlotte and Alice set out on a road trip across the country, hoping to gain perspective and save the situation from ruin.

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Genres: Drama

Distributor: Lionsgate Films

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  • Was it just three years ago that Perry made his feature debut with "Diary of a Mad Black Woman?" Then his filmmaking was strictly amateur; now his sweeping pans and portentous closeups approach those of Pedro Almódovar. show more

  • Woodard conveys the rock-solid values of a true Christian without ever falling into sappiness. Bates is enjoyably larger-than-life, as the role requires. show more

  • Thanks to some first-rate acting from its stars, it ranks among Perry's best. show more

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