almost 7 years
My favorite Perry movie. Only because of Davis. Nothing else. Tyler Perry is not funny.
Madea Goes to Jail is a 2009 comedy-drama film adaptation written and directed by Tyler Perry, which was based on Perry's 2006 play of the same name. The play and the film deal with Perry's recurring character Madea Simmons going to jail for her uncontrollable anger management problems. The play starred Tyler Perry as Madea, Cassi Davis as Ella Kincaid and Cheryl Pepsii Riley as Wanda.
After a high-speed freeway chase (as seen in Meet the Browns) puts Mabel "Madea" Simmons (Tyler Perry) in front of Judge Mablean, her trial is short-lived because the police officers did not mirandize Madea causing the judge to place Madea in an anger management course. After the trial, Brian (Tyler Perry) drives Madea, Mr. Brown (David Mann), and Madea's daughter Cora (Tamela Mann) back home from the court. After returning home, Madea finds a party taking place in her house by her brother, Joe (Tyler Perry). Madea uses a machine gun to scare the party goers away. Meanwhile, assistant district attorney...