Madea's Big Happy Family | reviewed by: Kyle Coleman | August 27, 2011
entertainment value
Moving performance from Devine cancelled by annoying ancillary characters. Good message cheapened by slapstick/crude jokes.
genre Comedy | Drama
synopsis Shirley has important news for her family, but she has five grown children with different lifestyles and finds it difficult to get them and the kids all together. So in steps Madea, the Matriarch General, to put the family's life in perspective with a hilarious twist on financial difficulties, drugs and, most important, family secrets. The next generation has a lot to learn. In her own way, Madea expresses how deliverance won't change you to be someone else, but will allow you to be who you really are
lead actors Tyler Perry | Lauren London | Shannon Kane | Cassi Davis | Phillip Anthony-Rodriguez | Loretta Devine | Bow Wow | Tamela J. Mann | David Mann
director Tyler Perry