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Madea's Witness Protection

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Comedy

Release Date :

June 29, 2012

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Tyler Perry

Starring :

Tyler Perry, Denise Richards, Eugene Levy, Lil' Romeo, Doris Roberts, Devan Leos, Tom Arnold, Danielle Campbell

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

2 of 5

“..where it most disappoints is how it starts with good, raw materials, and miraculously turns itself into empty calories..”
by Todd Gilchrist [Boxoffice Magazine]
“..too late to the Ponzi-scheme party to be topical, and not outrageous enough to take advantage of its own setups..”
by Neil Genzlinger [NY Times]
“..this effort - veering wildly from broad comedy to sensitive drama - feels even more ungainly than most..”
by Frank Scheck [Hollywood Reporter]
“..predictable race-based jokes, many of which have the saving grace of actually being funny..”
by Joe Leydon [Variety]
1.5 of 4

“..is less a movie than it is an exercise in product branding..”
by Peter Howell [Toronto Star]
“..for anyone entering the filmmaker's comedic world for the first time, "Witness Protection" would make a terrible introduction..”
by Mark Olsen [LA Times]
Reviewed by Nick Pinkerton [Village Voice]

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