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The Best Tyler Perry Movies

Updated January 17, 2020 3.0k votes 645 voters 69.1k views25 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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  • 1
    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
  • 2
    Madea Goes to Jail
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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,... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    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
  • 4
    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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  • 5
    I Can Do Bad All by Myself
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    25

    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
  • 6
    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.
  • 7
    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 Wikipedia

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  • 8
    Meet the Browns
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    23

    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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  • 9
    Good Deeds
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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... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    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
  • 11
    I Can Do Bad All By Myself
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    19

    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...
  • 12
    Why Did I Get Married Too?
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    26

    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
  • 13
    Madea's Witness Protection
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    28

    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

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  • 14
    Star Trek
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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... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    Celebration of Gospel: Taking You Higher
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    Celebration of Gospel: Taking You Higher

    Tyler Perry, Fantasia

    Released2006

  • 16
    Boo! A Madea Halloween
    Boo! A Madea Halloween is a 2016 American comedy horror film directed, written, starring and... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    A Madea Christmas
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    18

    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... more on Wikipedia

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  • 18
    Boo 2! A Madea Halloween
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    23

    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... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    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 Wikipedia
  • 20
    Alex Cross
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    33

    Alex Cross

    Tyler Perry, Rachel Nichols

    Released2012

    Directed byRob Cohen

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    The Star
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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... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Brain on Fire
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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... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

    Directed byDave Green

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows is a 2016 American science fiction action... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    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
  • 25
    Gone Girl
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    Gone Girl

    Ben Affleck, Neil Patrick Harris

    Released2014

    Directed byDavid Fincher

    Gone Girl is a 2014 American psychological thriller film directed by David Fincher and adapted... more on Wikipedia

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