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The Best Tyler Perry Movies

Updated May 14, 2021 3.0k votes 666 voters 70.3k views26 items

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List of the best Tyler Perry movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Tyler Perry's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Tyler Perry movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Tyler Perry movies will be at the top of the list. Tyler Perry has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Tyler Perry movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Tyler Perry films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Tyler Perry role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Tyler Perry performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

Items on this list include Diary of a Mad Black Woman and Gone Girl.

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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 Perry, which was inspired by the play of the same name. It is Perry's debut feature film, and the first...  more

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    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, which was based on his 2006 play. The play and the film deal with Perry's recurring character Madea going...  more

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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 Perry, based on the stage production and a sequel to Diary of a Mad Black Woman. After Madea (Tyler Perry)...  more

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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 starring Tyler Perry, which was inspired by his play of the same name. The film stars Janet Jackson,...  more

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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 Perry. The screenplay focuses on two families, one wealthy and the other working class, whose lives are...  more

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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....  more
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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 Tyler Perry Studios and stars Janet Jackson, Tyler Perry, and Tasha Smith. It is the sequel to Why Did I Get...  more

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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 produced by Tyler Perry. It is the eleventh and reportedly final installment of the Madea film series. Madea...  more
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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 Perry. This was the fourteenth film in the Tyler Perry film franchise and the fourth in the Madea franchise....  more

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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 was released on September 11, 2009. The film was directed, produced, and written by Tyler Perry, who also...  more
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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 March 21, 2008. The film was based on the play of the same name by Tyler Perry....  more

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    Good Deeds

    Rebecca Romijn, Gabrielle Union

    Released2012

    Directed byTyler 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 breakfast for...  more
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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 Tyler Perry....  more
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    Those Who Wish Me Dead

    Angelina Jolie, Nicholas Hoult

    Released2020

    Directed byTaylor Sheridan

    Those Who Wish Me Dead is a 2020 neo-western film directed by Taylor Sheridan and is based on the novel of the same name by Michael Koryta. A teenage murder witness finds himself pursued by twin...  more

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    A Madea Christmas

    Chad Michael Murray, Sweet Brown

    Released2013

    Directed byTyler Perry

    A Madea Christmas is a 2013 American Christmas comedy film directed, written, produced by and starring Tyler Perry. This is the first Christmas themed film from the prolific writer-director; and...  more

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    Boo! A Madea Halloween is a 2016 American comedy horror film directed, written, starring and co-produced by Tyler Perry. A series of Halloween pranks tend to turn into more than what the pranksters...  more
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    Boo 2! A Madea Halloween

    Tyler Perry, Cassi Davis

    Directed byTyler Perry

    Boo 2! A Madea Halloween is a 2017 American comedy horror film written and directed by Tyler Perry. Madea (Perry), Bam (Cassi Davis), and Hattie (Patrice Lovely) venture to a haunted campground where...  more
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    Star Trek

    Zoe Saldana, Jennifer Morrison

    Released2009

    Directed byJ.J. Abrams

    Star Trek is a 2009 science fiction film directed by J. J. Abrams, written by Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman, and produced by Damon Lindelof and Bryan Burk. It is the eleventh film based on the Star...  more

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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 performance that was released on DVD was taped in Detroit....  more
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    Alex Cross

    Tyler Perry, Rachel Nichols

    Released2012

    Directed byRob Cohen

    I, Alex Cross is a 2012 mystery thriller film directed by Rob Cohen....  more

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    Celebration of Gospel: Taking You Higher

    Tyler Perry, Fantasia

    Released2006

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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 longtime upstanding citizen of her Virginia community, Grace Waters (Crystal Fox) feel invigorated by a new...  more
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    The Star

    Steven Yeun, Gina Rodriguez

    Directed byTimothy Reckart

    The Star is a 2017 American 3D computer-animated Christian adventure comedy film directed by Timothy Reckart. A small but brave donkey (Steven Yeun) and his animal friends become the unsung heroes of...  more
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    Brain on Fire

    Chloë Grace Moretz, Jenny Slate

    Released2016

    Directed byGerard Barrett

    Brain on Fire is a 2016 American-Canadian-Irish biographical drama film directed by Gerard Barrett, based on the memoir by Susannah Cahalan. A young, capable professional (Chloë Grace Moretz) cannot...  more
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    Directed byDave Green

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows is a 2016 American science fiction action comedy film based on the Mirage Studios characters the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and the sixth film of...  more