Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail

Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail

DVD - 2009
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After a high-speed freeway chase puts Madea in front of the judge, her reprieve is short-lived as anger management issues get the best of her and lands her in jail. A gleeful Joe couldn't be happier at Madea's misfortune. But her eccentric family members, the Browns, rally behind her, lending their special 'country' brand of support. Meanwhile, Assistant District Attorney Joshua Hardaway is on the fast track to career success. But Hardaway lands a case too personal to handle - defending Candace Washington, a woman he went to college with and who is now a prostitute and former drug addict. Handling the case would be a conflict of interest, so he asks his fiancée and fellow ADA Linda Holmes to fill in on his behalf. When Candace ends up in jail, Madea befriends the young woman, protecting her in a 'motherly' way as only Madea can.
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, c2009
Edition: Widescreen ed.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Alternative Title: Madea goes to jail

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maadon
Mar 28, 2015

Two storylines merged into one movie,and lots of laughter!

KamissaDiarra Aug 11, 2012

nice,fun,cool,and funny.(awesome 0 :)

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love97
Jul 20, 2012

tyler perrys charecter is the most straight forward funny loveable charecter i have ever sceen my favarite so far is i can do bad all by myself. hes so hillarious.

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KarenChadwick
Feb 15, 2012

I love Tyler Perry!

lasertravis Feb 08, 2012

A few laughs happen during the Madea portions of this one. This movie plays out like two completely different movies mashed together. A stereotypical black goofball comedy and a poorly acted romantic drama. I wasn't blown away by the comedy and the drama was so bad it ruined the movie.

ladiipurple Jun 23, 2011

love this movie its fun

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clarap
Apr 28, 2011

Interesting movie, hilarous, recommended for family viewing.

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joseph
Sep 04, 2009

Fair – Madea Goes to Jail (2009) 103 min. For the price of one film, you get two which eventually converge into one story. One story follows the cantankerous Madea as she tries to avoid jail and the other centers on a man who tries to help an old friend from a life on the streets. The extreme comedy to extreme dramatic situations is strange as a concept but for some reason, the film does work to a degree. The comedy is funny and the dramatic situations have some moral teachings worth a watch. This is not a great film by any stretch of the imagination but it does have its charm despite the overwhelming panning by critics.

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