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A health crisis in Madea's family spurs the hefty matriarch into action. Gathering her unwilling relatives together, she dishes out some sizeable helpings of tough love and reveals a long-kept secret.

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for drug content, language and some mature thematic material.

Why is Madea’s Big Happy Family rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: Madea’s Big Happy Family is rated PG-13 for for drug content, language and some mature thematic material.

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Some scenes may frighten young children.

- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.

Sexual Content:

- Mild sexual references.

- Embracing and kissing.


- Use of profanities.

- Infrequent use of slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- References to drug use.

Madea’s Big Happy Family
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence, Drug Use.
Alberta Not Rated
Manitoba Not Rated
Ontario PG Language May Offend.
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video PG