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Tyler Perry's Madea's Big Happy Family Reviews

Michael Wilmington
Chicago Reader
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Like most of Perry's movies, this one oscillates wildly and shamelessly between raunch and pathos, leaving plenty of room for the performers to work. The lively ensemble includes a scene-stealing Cassi Davis as pothead Aunt Bam.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

April 29, 2011
A.A. Dowd
Time Out New York
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Epitomizing the shrill franchise's schizophrenic tonal shifts, Madea metes out Christian life lessons with one hand -- and righteously bitch-slaps with the other.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 1/5

April 27, 2011
Bruce Demara
Toronto Star
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The title is meant to be ironic. Too bad irony is in such short supply in Tyler Perry's Madea's Big Happy Family. Sadly, subtlety is also missing.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 1/4

April 27, 2011
Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine
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If Perry gets on your wavelength, you can forgive him too. He's only the host at a home-cooked banquet of wild emotions.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

April 25, 2011
Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
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"Madea's Big Happy Family'' nonsensically knots the spiritual and the salacious, asking gossipy questions then giving pulpit answers so that the movie is wonderfully, woefully absurd.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 2/4

April 25, 2011
Glenn Whipp
Los Angeles Times
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Perry possesses a superb ear for the themes and emotions that connect him to his core audience, and that's on display again here, though the unconverted might grumble that the movie's many riffs and rants feel recycled from previous offerings.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3/5

April 25, 2011
Andy Webster
New York Times
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"Family" offers Mr. Perry's signature ingredients: multiple subplots; a Southern setting; and broad comedy, florid melodrama and inspirational Christianity, tossed together with an almost slapdash Úlan.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3/5

April 24, 2011
Joe Leydon
Variety
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Madea's Big Happy Family plods from one scene to the next at a deliberate pace, repeatedly betraying its theatrical roots as each new conversation or confrontation plays out like the latest in a series of segments in a stage revue.

Full Review Source: Variety

April 23, 2011
Nathan Rabin
AV Club
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Alas, Madea's Big Happy Family is defined by a dearth of plausible human behavior; everything is pitched to jarring emotional extremes of good and evil, joy and pain, chitlin'-circuit broad comedy, and melodramatic speeches.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: D+

April 23, 2011
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
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[Perry has] recycled the same material so many times, it's starting to turn rancid.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 1/5

April 22, 2011
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Now that I've stated what feels like the inevitable complaint about Terry Perry's tendency toward overly shrill, broad bombast, let me say: While I was watching Madea's Big Happy Family, I couldn't deny that it plays.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B-

April 22, 2011
Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
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Tyler Perry's signature character returns to kick more butt in this raucous comedy.

Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter

April 22, 2011
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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If he's moving on from Madea, and "For Colored girls" and his next couple of announced projects suggest he is, at least Perry's doing right by the old broad, letting her bow out like one big, wise-cracking mother of a momma.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 2.5/4

April 22, 2011
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