• PG-13, 1 hr. 40 min.
  • Drama, Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Tyler Perry
    In Theaters:
    Feb 14, 2007 Wide
    On DVD:
    Jun 12, 2007
  • Lionsgate Films


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Daddy's Little Girls Reviews

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

Infinitely more captivating for its outrageous ungainliness than a great many more proficient filmmakers have ever been able to manage.

Full Review Source: Antagony & Ecstasy | Original Score: 4/10

February 1, 2012
J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
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Dismissed by critics but embraced by African-American audiences, Tyler Perry now opens his pictures without press previews, but on the basis of this expert melodrama he might want to reconsider.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

December 3, 2007
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

The cast is likable, and Perry makes good use of the Atlanta locations.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

June 29, 2007
Mark Palermo
Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)

Perry's habit of reducing drama to verbal sermons is the main thing keeping his movies within the realm of daytime TV.

Full Review

March 15, 2007
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)

Yes, it's true that Tyler Perry's movies are mostly formualaic. Yes, it's true that Tyler Perry isn't the finest director in the world. But it's also true that Tyler Perry is getting better.

Full Review | Original Score: 3/4

March 9, 2007
Melissa Anderson
Time Out New York
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Love can transcend class lines; in Tyler Perry's universe, it also defies all rules of the legal system -- and logic.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 2/6

March 3, 2007
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review

...cardboard characters and awkward dialogue.

Full Review Source: Sacramento News & Review | Original Score: 2/5

February 25, 2007
Toddy Burton
Austin Chronicle

I entered this moviegoing experience ready for a lot of wincing and eye-rolling. But dammit if this movie didn't make me laugh and cry.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 3/5

February 25, 2007
Cynthia Fuchs

Jenny and Joe don't help to make a case for the "good men" and "strong women" they seem to oppose. They only drag everyone down.

Full Review Source: PopMatters

February 24, 2007
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Even when Perry doesn't dress up like a woman, he's pretty much a drag.

Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC) | Original Score: 1/5

February 23, 2007
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
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It makes you happy to receive the Word of Perry.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B

February 21, 2007
Jim Ridley
Village Voice
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Come back, Madea, and bring your chainsaw.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

February 20, 2007
Bruce Feld
Film Journal International

The action bogs down in a torrent of clichés.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

February 20, 2007
Cole Smithey

Cottage-industry independent filmmaker Tyler Perry fumbles with this family drama about Monty (Idris Elba), a salt-of-the-earth car mechanic and father of three girls trying to win a custody battle with his lowlife ex-wife.

Full Review Source: ColeSmithey.com | Original Score: C-

February 19, 2007
Peter Sobczynski

A sorry excuse for filmmaking.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 1/5

February 19, 2007
Tim Cogshell
Boxoffice Magazine

The movie reaches the heights of melodrama with narrative cliches that border on the surreal.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 2/5

February 18, 2007
Sean Means
Salt Lake Tribune

Tyler Perry, the man behind Madea's Family Reunion, is not a subtle filmmaker. But Perry's stories can be emotionally effective.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

February 17, 2007
Nathan Rabin
AV Club
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While its look at interclass romance among African-Americans and the struggles of a working-class single father is fresh and vital, the heavy-handed execution isn't.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: C

February 17, 2007
Stephen Saito
Premiere Magazine

Tyler Perry's latest conspicuously lacks his drag clad alter ego Madea %u2014 the star of his earlier hits Diary of a Mad Black Woman and Madea's Family Reunion %u2014 but it manages to be a drag nonetheless.

Full Review Source: Premiere Magazine | Original Score: 1.5/4

February 16, 2007
Pam Grady

Perry enters into the arena of soap opera with a melodrama that often makes little sense, content to luxuriate in its heart-tugging suds without offering much in the way of logic.

| Original Score: 2/4

February 16, 2007
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