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Tyler Perry’s I Can Do Bad All By Myself

April (Taraji P. Henson) has managed to do bad all by herself. But the self-centered, hard-living lounge singer must reconsider her ways when she is forced by Madea (Tyler Perry in his female persona) to care for her sister's three children. The unwelcomed life adjustment is further complicated when April also takes in a boarder (Adam Rodriguez), who is both handsome and fatherly. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: B-
Language: C+
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 113
Theater Release: 11 Sep 2009
Video Release: 12 Jan 2010
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Tyler Perry’s I Can Do Bad All By Myself is rated PG-13: for mature thematic material involving a sexual assault on a minor, violence, drug references and smoking.

Cast: Tyler Perry, Taraji P. Henson, Adam Rodriguez
Studio: 2009 Lionsgate
Website: Official site for Tyler Perry’s I Can Do Bad All By Myself.

Detailed Review

Tyler Perry has donned the fat suit once again to revive his characters Madea, a crude, strong-willed matriarch, and her brother Joe. However the elderly couple is little more than… 
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Why Is Tyler Perry’s I Can Do Bad All By Myself Rated PG-13?

Mild and moderate profanities and threatening remarks are heard continually in this script, especially… 
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April’s only concern in her life seems to be making herself happy. How do her… 
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