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The Best Movies Directed by Tyler Perry

Updated January 27, 2021 2.3k votes 255 voters 37.8k views27 items

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.

You could always re-rank this list as your own then share it on your social networks to get a count of what only your friends think. 

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    Diary of a Mad Black Woman

    Tyler Perry, Shemar Moore
    Diary of a Mad Black Woman is a 2005 romantic comedy-drama film written by and starring Tyler...  more

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    Madea Goes to Jail

    Sofía Vergara, Whoopi Goldberg
    Madea Goes to Jail is a 2009 parodic comedy-drama film written and directed by Tyler Perry,...  more

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    #52 of 145 The Funniest Black Movies Ever Made#142 of 170 The Most Rewatchable Comedy Movies

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    Why Did I Get Married?

    Janet Jackson, Tyler Perry
    Why Did I Get Married? is a 2007 comedy-drama film adaptation written, produced, directed, and...  more

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    #24 of 59 The Funniest Movies About Marriage#129 of 132 The Best Films Directed by Famous Actors

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    Why Did I Get Married Too?

    Dwayne Johnson, Janet Jackson
    Why Did I Get Married Too? is a 2010 American comedy-drama film produced by Lionsgate and...  more

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    #35 of 39 The Best Dwayne Johnson Movies, Ranked#78 of 100 Movies Turning 10 In 2020

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    The Single Moms Club

    Tyler Perry, Amy Smart
    The Single Moms Club is a 2014 American comedy-drama film produced, written, and directed by...  more
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    The Family That Preys

    Tyler Perry, Taraji P. Henson
    The Family That Preys is a 2008 American movie drama written, produced, and directed by Tyler...  more

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    Madea's Class Reunion

    Tyler Perry, Tamela Mann
    Madea's Class Reunion is a 2003 play, directed, written by, and starring Tyler Perry. The live...  more
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    Madea's Big Happy Family: The Play

    Cassi Davis, Cheryl Pepsii Riley
    Madea's Big Happy Family: The Play is the video of the stage play released in 2010. This is...
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    For Colored Girls

    Janet Jackson, Kerry Washington
    For Colored Girls is a drama film to be released on 14 January 2011, directed by Tyler Perry....  more

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    What's Done in the Dark is a play written and directed by American playwright Tyler Perry. The...  more
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    Why Did I Get Married? is an American play written by Tyler Perry. The version recorded and...  more
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    A Madea Family Funeral

    Tyler Perry, Cassi Davis
    Tyler Perry's A Madea Family Funeral is 2019 American comedy film written, directed and...  more
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    What's Done in the Dark

    Christian Keyes, Tamela Mann
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    A Fall from Grace

    Crystal Fox, Phylicia Rashad
    Tyler Perry's A Fall from Grace is a 2020 American thriller film directed by Tyler Perry. A...  more
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    Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion

    Blair Underwood, Keke Palmer
    Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion is a 2006 American comedy-drama film directed by Tyler...  more

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    #63 of 134 The Best Directorial Debuts Of Famous Actors#8 of 23 The Best Fat Movies

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    Daddy's Little Girls

    Gabrielle Union, Idris Elba
    Daddy's Little Girls is a 2007 romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Tyler Perry...  more

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    #57 of 122 The Best Father-Daughter Movies#1 of 43 The Best Idris Elba Movies

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    I Can Do Bad All By Myself

    Tyler Perry, Tamela Mann
    I Can Do Bad All By Myself is a 2002 video of the stage play with the same name directed by...  more
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    I Can Do Bad All by Myself

    Tyler Perry, Mary J. Blige
    Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All by Myself is a 2009 romantic musical comedy-drama film which...  more
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    Laugh to Keep from Crying

    Cheryl Pepsii Riley, Támar
    Laugh to Keep from Crying is a play written and directed by American playwright Tyler Perry....  more
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    I Know I've Been Changed was the first major successful play from famed playwright Tyler...  more
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    Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse

    Michael Jai White, Tasha Smith
    Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse is an American comedy-drama series created and produced by...  more

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    Madea's Witness Protection

    Charlie Sheen, Denise Richards
    Madea's Witness Protection is a 2012 comedy film directed, written, and produced by Tyler...  more

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    Boo! A Madea Halloween

    Tyler Perry, Cassi Davis
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    Meet the Browns

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

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    #80 of 91 The Funniest Movies About Family#9 of 12 All of Tyler Perry's Madea Movies

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    Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor is a romance drama film produced, written, and...  more