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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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Idris Elba and Chris Hemsworth are among the many great actors who have worked on a Tyler Perry movie.

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Tyler Perry, Shemar Moore, Tamara Taylor
Diary of a Mad Black Woman is a 2005 romantic comedy-drama film written by and starring Tyler Perry, which was inspired by the play of the same name. It is Perry's debut feature film, and the ...more
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Blair Underwood, Keke Palmer, Lynn Whitfield
Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion is a 2006 American comedy-drama film directed by Tyler Perry, based on the stage production and a sequel to Diary of a Mad Black Woman. After Madea (Tyler ...more
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Sofía Vergara, Whoopi Goldberg, Tyler Perry
Madea Goes to Jail is a 2009 parodic comedy-drama film written and directed by Tyler Perry, which was based on his 2006 play. The play and the film deal with Perry's recurring character Madea ...more
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Janet Jackson, Tyler Perry, Jill Scott
Why Did I Get Married? is a 2007 comedy-drama film adaptation written, produced, directed, and starring Tyler Perry, which was inspired by his play of the same name. The film stars Janet ...more
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Tyler Perry, Tamela Mann, David Mann
I Can Do Bad All By Myself is a 2002 video of the stage play with the same name directed by Tyler Perry.
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Madea's Family Reunion is a 2006 comedy-drama film directed by Tyler Perry, based on his play and a sequel to Diary of a Mad Black Woman. While planning her family reunion, a pistol-packing ...more
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Daddy's Little Girls is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Tyler Perry
Gabrielle Union, Idris Elba, Louis Gossett
Daddy's Little Girls is a 2007 romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Tyler Perry and produced by Perry and Reuben Cannon. It stars Gabrielle Union and Idris Elba. The film was ...more
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I Can Do Bad All by Myself Tyler Perry, Mary J. Blige, Taraji P. Henson
Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All by Myself is a 2009 romantic musical comedy-drama film which was released on September 11, 2009. The film was directed, produced, and written by Tyler Perry, who ...more
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Dwayne Johnson, Janet Jackson, Tyler Perry
Why Did I Get Married Too? is a 2010 American comedy-drama film produced by Lionsgate and Tyler Perry Studios and stars Janet Jackson, Tyler Perry, and Tasha Smith. It is the sequel to Why Did I ...more
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A Madea Family Funeral is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Tyler Perry
Tyler Perry, Cassi Davis, Patrice Lovely
Tyler Perry's A Madea Family Funeral is 2019 American comedy film written, directed and produced by Tyler Perry. It is the eleventh and reportedly final installment of the Madea film series. ...more
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Tyler Perry, Amy Smart, Nia Long
The Single Moms Club is a 2014 American comedy-drama film produced, written, and directed by Tyler Perry. The film stars Nia Long, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Zulay Henao, Cocoa Brown, Amy Smart, ...more
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Madea's Witness Protection Charlie Sheen, Denise Richards, Tyler Perry
Madea's Witness Protection is a 2012 comedy film directed, written, and produced by Tyler Perry. This was the fourteenth film in the Tyler Perry film franchise and the fourth in the Madea ...more
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Sofía Vergara, Tyler Perry, Angela Bassett
Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns is a 2008 romantic comedy-drama film released by Lionsgate on March 21, 2008. The film was based on the play of the same name by Tyler Perry.
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Kim Kardashian, Brandy Norwood, Vanessa L. Williams
Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor is a romance drama film produced, written, and directed by Tyler Perry. The film is adapted from Perry's play The Marriage Counselor, with several ...more
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Madea's Class Reunion Tyler Perry, Tamela Mann, David Mann
Madea's Class Reunion is a 2003 play, directed, written by, and starring Tyler Perry. The live performance that was released on DVD was taped in Detroit.
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Rebecca Romijn, Gabrielle Union, Tyler Perry
The film opens up with Wesley Deeds (Tyler Perry), the rich entrepreneur of the family-owned Deeds Corporation, getting dressed for work. His fiancée, Natalie (Gabrielle Union) fixes ...more
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Madea's Big Happy Family is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Tyler Perry
Tyler Perry, Bow Wow, Lauren London
Madea's Big Happy Family is a 2011 comedy-drama film written and directed by Tyler Perry.
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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 not to be confused with the film of the same name released in 2011.
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Tamela Mann
What's Done in the Dark is a play written and directed by American playwright Tyler Perry. The show first opened in September 2006. The play is a mixture of comedy, drama, and music, set in a ...more
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Tyler Perry, Taraji P. Henson, Kathy Bates
The Family That Preys is a 2008 American movie drama written, produced, and directed by Tyler Perry. The screenplay focuses on two families, one wealthy and the other working class, whose lives ...more
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Janet Jackson, Kerry Washington, Whoopi Goldberg
For Colored Girls is a drama film to be released on 14 January 2011, directed by Tyler Perry.
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Why Did I Get Married? is an American play written by Tyler Perry. The version recorded and released on DVD starred Cheryl Pepsii Riley as Sheila, LaVan Davis as Poppy, Donna Stewart as Diana, ...more
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What's Done in the Dark Christian Keyes, Tamela Mann, David Mann
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Cheryl Pepsii Riley, Támar
Laugh to Keep from Crying is a play written and directed by American playwright Tyler Perry. The show first opened in the fall of 2009. The play is a mixture of comedy, drama, and music, set at ...more
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I Know I've Been Changed was the first major successful play from famed Gospel playwright Tyler Perry. The play focuses on critical issues including child abuse and rape and how they are ...more