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The Best Movies Directed by Tyler Perry

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List of all movies directed by Tyler Perry ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Tyler Perry are listed here and include movie posters and Tyler Perry movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Tyler Perry as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Tyler Perry movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Tyler Perry film is can be factored into this list.

From Tyler Perry's studio films to Tyler Perry's independent films, this Tyler Perry filmography keeps tabs on all Tyler Perry movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

Everything from Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion to Madea's Witness Protection is included on this list.

If you’re wondering “what movies did Tyler Perry direct?” or “who is Tyler Perry?” then this list will explain how most people know this director. This list also answers questions like “what are the all-time best movies directed by Tyler Perry?” and “what's a good selection of good Tyler Perry movies?”

If you're wanting to get into Tyler Perry films, then this list is a great starting point for at least starting with the most decent Tyler Perry works.

All Tyler Perry director credits are included. This list of every movie that Tyler Perry has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the Tyler Perry movie is and which actors starred in the Tyler Perry film.

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  • 1
    Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion
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    Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion

    Blair Underwood, Keke Palmer

    Released2006

    Directed byTyler Perry

    Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion is a 2006 American comedy-drama film directed by Tyler... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    Madea Goes to Jail
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    23

    Madea Goes to Jail

    Sofía Vergara, Whoopi Goldberg

    Released2009

    Directed byTyler Perry

    Madea Goes to Jail is a 2009 parodic comedy-drama film written and directed by Tyler Perry,... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Why Did I Get Married?
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    Why Did I Get Married?

    Janet Jackson, Tyler Perry

    Released2007

    Directed byTyler Perry

    Why Did I Get Married? is a 2007 comedy-drama film adaptation written, produced, directed, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 4
    A Madea Family Funeral
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    A Madea Family Funeral

    Tyler Perry, Cassi Davis

    Released2019

    Directed byTyler Perry

    Tyler Perry's A Madea Family Funeral is 2019 American comedy film written, directed and... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    I Can Do Bad All By Myself
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    I Can Do Bad All By Myself

    Tyler Perry, Tamela Mann

    Released2002

    Directed byTyler Perry

    I Can Do Bad All By Myself is a 2002 video of the stage play with the same name directed by...Amazon_watch buy button
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    I Can Do Bad All by Myself
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    I Can Do Bad All by Myself

    Tyler Perry, Mary J. Blige

    Released2009

    Directed byTyler Perry

    Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All by Myself is a 2009 romantic musical comedy-drama film which... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Why Did I Get Married Too?
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    Why Did I Get Married Too?

    Dwayne Johnson, Janet Jackson

    Released2010

    Directed byTyler Perry

    Why Did I Get Married Too? is a 2010 American comedy-drama film produced by Lionsgate and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    The Single Moms Club
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    The Single Moms Club

    Tyler Perry, Amy Smart

    Released2014

    Directed byTyler Perry

    The Single Moms Club is a 2014 American comedy-drama film produced, written, and directed by... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 9
    Madea's Witness Protection
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    Madea's Witness Protection

    Charlie Sheen, Denise Richards

    Released2012

    Directed byTyler Perry

    Madea's Witness Protection is a 2012 comedy film directed, written, and produced by Tyler... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Meet the Browns
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    Meet the Browns

    Sofía Vergara, Tyler Perry

    Released2008

    Directed byTyler Perry

    Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns is a 2008 romantic comedy-drama film released by Lionsgate on... more on Wikipedia

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    #210 of 629 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked#32 of 89 The Funniest Movies About Family

  • 11
    The Family That Preys
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    The Family That Preys

    Tyler Perry, Taraji P. Henson

    Released2008

    Directed byTyler Perry

    The Family That Preys is a 2008 American movie drama written, produced, and directed by Tyler... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • 12
    Madea's Class Reunion
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    Madea's Class Reunion

    Tyler Perry, Tamela Mann

    Released2003

    Directed byTyler Perry

    Madea's Class Reunion is a 2003 play, directed, written by, and starring Tyler Perry. The live... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 13
    Madea's Big Happy Family
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    Madea's Big Happy Family

    Tyler Perry, Bow Wow

    Released2011

    Directed byTyler Perry

    Madea's Big Happy Family is a 2011 comedy-drama film written and directed by Tyler Perry.Amazon_watch buy button

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  • 14
    Madea's Family Reunion
    Madea's Family Reunion is an American play written by Tyler Perry. It stars Tyler Perry as... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 15
    Madea's Big Happy Family: The Play
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    Madea's Big Happy Family: The Play

    Cassi Davis, Cheryl Pepsii Riley

    Released2010

    Directed byTyler Perry

    Madea's Big Happy Family: The Play is the video of the stage play released in 2010. This is...Amazon_watch buy button
  • 16
    What's Done in the Dark

    Released2008

    Directed byTyler Perry

    What's Done in the Dark is a play written and directed by American playwright Tyler Perry. The... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 17
    Why Did I Get Married?
    Why Did I Get Married? is an American play written by Tyler Perry. The version recorded and... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 18
    A Fall from Grace
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    A Fall from Grace

    Crystal Fox, Phylicia Rashad

    Released2020

    Directed byTylery Perry

    Tyler Perry's A Fall from Grace is a 2020 American thriller film directed by Tyler Perry. A... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse
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    13

    Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse

    Michael Jai White, Tasha Smith

    Released2011

    Directed byTyler Perry

    Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse is an American comedy-drama series created and produced by... more on Wikipedia

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    What's Done in the Dark
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    What's Done in the Dark

    Christian Keyes, Tamela Mann

    Released2008

    Directed byTyler Perry

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  • 21
    Diary of a Mad Black Woman
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    Diary of a Mad Black Woman

    Tyler Perry, Shemar Moore

    Released2005

    Directed byDarren Grant

    Diary of a Mad Black Woman is a 2005 romantic comedy-drama film written by and starring Tyler... more on Wikipedia

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    Laugh to Keep from Crying
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    Laugh to Keep from Crying

    Cheryl Pepsii Riley, Támar

    Released2009

    Directed byTyler Perry

    Laugh to Keep from Crying is a play written and directed by American playwright Tyler Perry.... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Daddy's Little Girls
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    Daddy's Little Girls

    Gabrielle Union, Idris Elba

    Released2007

    Directed byTyler Perry

    Daddy's Little Girls is a 2007 romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Tyler Perry... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    I Know I've Been Changed
    I Know I've Been Changed was the first major successful play from famed playwright Tyler... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 25
    Boo! A Madea Halloween
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    Boo! A Madea Halloween

    Tyler Perry, Cassi Davis

    ReleasedOctober 21, 2016

    Directed byTyler Perry

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