• Meet the Browns (2008)

Meet the Browns

Release Date: March 21st, 2008

DVD Release Date: July 1st, 2008

PG-13 |1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary

Single mother Brenda (Angela Bassett) suddenly loses her job, then she receives news that the father she never met is dead. With nothing to lose, she gathers her brood and heads to Georgia, where she meets her father's uproarious family for the first time and finds the tentative beginnings of a new romance.

Cast: Tyler Perry, Angela Bassett, David Mann, Tamela Mann, Lance Gross, Chloe Bailey, Mariana Tolbert, Rick Fox

Director: Tyler Perry

Genres: Romance , Comedy drama

Production Co: Tyler Perry Company

Distributors: Lionsgate Films

Keywords: Transformation , Father , Moving , Death , Family , Amusing , Daughter , Heartwarming , Son , 2000s , Relationships , Small town , Love

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Ty BurrBoston Globe

    The women of Perry's army will come out feeling they've been well-served, and for the rest of us there's Bassett, getting her groove back after a spate of less than worthy roles. Perry's getting his groove, too - I give him two more films and an A-list cameraman. show more

  • 50
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    Features a fine performance by Angela Bassett, but her work is the sole subtle element. show more

  • 50
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    The playwright, actor, director and drag queen (yes, his bewigged and be wild Madea makes a brief and totally gratuitous appearance in his new film) knows how to give human dimension, and a dimension of humor, to the cliches and stereotypes. show more

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