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Madea's Witness Protection (2012)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 29 June 2012 (USA)
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A Wall Street investment banker who has been set up as the linchpin of his company's mob-backed Ponzi scheme is relocated with his family to Aunt Madea's southern home.

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Tyler Perry

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Tyler Perry, Tyler Perry (based on characters created by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tyler Perry ... Madea / Joe / Brian
Eugene Levy ... George Needleman
Denise Richards ... Kate Needleman
Doris Roberts ... Barbara
Romeo Miller ... Jake
Tom Arnold ... Walter
John Amos ... Pastor Nelson
Marla Gibbs ... Hattie
Danielle Campbell ... Cindy
Devan Leos ... Howie
Shayne Anderson ... TSA Agent
Dean Balkwill Dean Balkwill ... Attendant
Nelson Bonilla ... Agent Mulligan
Frank Brennan ... Jack Goldberg
Eric Brooks Eric Brooks ... Bellman
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Storyline

A Wall Street investment banker who has been set up as the linchpin of his company's mob-backed Ponzi scheme is relocated with his family to Aunt Madea's southern home.

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Believe it or not, they know too much. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some crude sexual remarks and brief drug references | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 June 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$25,390,575, 1 July 2012

Gross USA:

$65,653,242

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$66,899,242
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

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Goofs

When the family first meets Madea, Kate walks in wearing black open-toed high heel shoes. When Kate is upstairs unpacking, she is wearing tall brown boots. See more »

Quotes

Brian: Guess some other lucky person will make that $4,000 a month.
BrianMadea: You know what? I believe it would be the greatest Christianity thing I could do to help somebody in need. So I'm gonna go ahead and make up these sheets and clean up.
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Connections

References The Sixth Sense (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Baroque Adagio
Written by Jay Weigel
Performed by Yuki Tanaki and Jay Weigel
Published by Music of Melpomene
Courtesy of Carondelet Music Group
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Film was alright...
8 July 2012 | by vkgoku2012See all my reviews

I went to see Medea with one of my friends, when we arrived the theater was empty expect for couple people.

Madea's Witness Protection story centers around Eugene's family who ratted on their company to SCC. Eugene then has to go into witness protection which is offered by Madea, because Madea lives in hood and is very protective. Eugene then has to get back all money non profit organizations lost while investing in his companies ponzi scheme.

Some of jokes in the film were hilarious like when the old man in film was being a pervert. Also when old woman says she heard "negro spirituals" coming from house. My friend was laughing like hell throughout movie because he was high out of his mind but for many that scene was uncomfortable. Therefore if your gonna watch this get in bubbly mood, or smoke some herbs.


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