• Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas (2013)

Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas

Release Date: December 13th, 2013

PG-13 |1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary

Madea (Tyler Perry) accompanies her niece, Eileen (Anna Maria Horsford), to the small town of Buck Tussel to pay a surprise visit to Eileen's daughter, Lacey (Tika Sumpter), who has refused to come home for Christmas. The real reason Lacey is avoiding her judgmental mother is that she has secretly married Connor (Chad Michael Murray), a white classmate from college. When Eileen and Madea arrive at Lacey's farm, she tells them that Connor is an employee, but her lie soon spins out of control.

Cast: Tyler Perry, Kathy Najimy, Chad Michael Murray, Anna Maria Horsford, Tika Sumpter, Eric Lively, JR Lemon, Alicia Witt

Director: Tyler Perry

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Tyler Perry Studios

Distributors: Lionsgate Films

Keywords: Spirited , Small town , Husband , 2010s , Marriage , Wife , Forbidden love , Mother , Cheeky

Ratings & Reviews

  • 20
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    The clunky narrative doesn’t ring true for a second, and the hackneyed dialogue is even worse. show more

  • 65
    Laremy LegelFilm.com

    One terrible sub-plot away from being a legitimately good movie. show more

  • 38
    Tirdad DerakhshaniPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Slapdash, with dialogue and plot points that were cliches in Dickens' era, the pic sends up, then reaffirms, all the values the media sell us each holiday: compassion, forgiveness, tolerance. show more

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