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The Best Tyler Perry Movies  

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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.

Here is a list of all the Madea Movies ranked by Tyler Perry fans!

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Tyler Perry movies?" and "What are the greatest Tyler Perry roles of all time?"

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Madea Goes to Jail is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tyler Perry Movies
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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Diary of a Mad Black Woman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tyler Perry Movies
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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Why Did I Get Married? is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tyler Perry Movies
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's Madea's Family R... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tyler Perry Movies
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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A Madea Family Funeral is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Tyler Perry Movies
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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Madea's Big Happy Family is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Tyler Perry Movies
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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The Family That Preys is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Tyler Perry Movies
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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I Can Do Bad All by Myself is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Tyler Perry Movies
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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I Can Do Bad All By Myself is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Tyler Perry Movies
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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Good Deeds is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Tyler Perry Movies
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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Meet the Browns is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Tyler Perry Movies
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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Why Did I Get Married Too? is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Tyler Perry Movies
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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Madea's Witness Protection is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Tyler Perry Movies
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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Madea's Class Reunion is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Tyler Perry Movies
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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Boo! A Madea Halloween is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Tyler Perry Movies
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 ...more
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A Madea Christmas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Tyler Perry Movies
Chad Michael Murray, Sweet Brown
A Madea Christmas is a Christmas comedy film directed, written, produced by and starring Tyler Perry. This is the first Christmas themed film from the prolific writer-director; and also adapted ...more
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Boo 2! A Madea Halloween is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Tyler Perry Movies
Tyler Perry, Cassi Davis, Patrice Lovely
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 ...more
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Alex Cross is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Tyler Perry Movies
Tyler Perry, Rachel Nichols, Matthew Fox
I, Alex Cross is a 2012 mystery thriller film directed by Rob Cohen.
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Star Trek is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Tyler Perry Movies
Zoe Saldana, Jennifer Morrison, Winona Ryder
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 ...more
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Tyler Perry Movies
Megan Fox, Stephen Amell, Will Arnett
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 ...more
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The Star is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Tyler Perry Movies
The Star Steven Yeun, Gina Rodriguez, Zachary Levi
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 ...more
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Celebration of Gospel: Taking ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Tyler Perry Movies
Celebration of Gospel: Taking You Higher Tyler Perry, Fantasia, Kirk Franklin
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Gone Girl is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Tyler Perry Movies
Ben Affleck, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry
Gone Girl is a 2014 American psychological thriller film directed by David Fincher and adapted by Gillian Flynn from her 2012 novel of the same name. It stars Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike. Set ...more
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Brain on Fire is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Tyler Perry Movies
Brain on Fire Chloë Grace Moretz, Jenny Slate, Thomas Mann
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 ...more