It's up to Madea, with the help of the equally rambunctious Aunt Bam, to gather the clan together and make things right the only way she knows how: with a lot of tough love, laughter. Kimberly shows up after Shirley has already passed. Even taking into account the unusual number of flakey or half brain dead people walking around today, it still amazes me that someone could watch this play and give it a very low rating. Shirley has important news for her family, but she has five grown children with different lifestyles and finds it difficult to get them and the kids all together. Madea's niece Shirley has battled cancer for a while now. Shirley is told by her doctor that the cancer has gotten worse.
Perry is also weaving a tapestry of spiritual character and good old common sense that everyone can learn something from. Madea, everyone's favorite wise-cracking, take-no-prisoners grandma, jumps into action when her niece, Shirley, receives distressing news about her health. In Big Happy Family, Madea Perry as a character takes a backseat for the character Shirley Chandra Currelley-Young who has gathered her family together to let them know she is dying, but family secrets amongst her five grown children, drug use, and relationship issues all make it nearly impossible for Shirley to be heard. But Tammy, Kimberly and Byron are too distracted by their own problems: Tammy can't manage her unruly children or her broken marriage; Kimberly is gripped with anger and takes it out on her husband; and Byron, after spending two years in jail, is under pressure to deal drugs again. The story focuses on a middle-aged single mother named Miss Shirley performed on stage by Chandra Currelley-Young , who has just received a diagnosis of terminal cancer. He only gives her a few weeks to live.
Everyone except for Kimberly arrive in time to tell their mom goodbye. The next generation has a lot to learn. The image is relatively clean and sharp, particularly in the brightly lit scenes. The movie is also full of drama. A joyous reunion in small-town Georgia turns into an unexpected nightmare when Madea, Joe, Aunt Bam and other family members gather for an anniversary party that turns out to be a sham.
Tyler Perry plays multiple roles in this movie, including the role of Madea. In her own way, Madea expresses how deliverance won't change you to be someone else, but will allow you to be who you really are. Tammy and Kimberly start to fight and everyone decides to leave. Written by The wife rented Tyler Perrys 'Madea's Big Happy Family' for movie night. Instead of fun and relaxation, Madea and the gang soon find themselves attending an elaborate funeral that doesn't quite go according to plan. Shirley wants to tell all of her children at a nice dinner. It puts you in the front row for what is a flawed, but still enjoyable look at a dysfunctional family.
No less than five minutes later, I shocked myself by laughing out loud until I had tears in my eyes. Aunt Bam tells Madea about Shirley's cancer. With the help of Madea, she assembles her grown children and their significant others for one final reunion, during which loyalties are tested and unpleasant truths are spilled. At dinner, Tammy reveals that Kimberly is actually Bryon's mother and not Shirley. This play focuses on financial difficulties, drugs, and family secrets.
Madea goes to each one of their jobs and demands that they show up to their mom's house for dinner. Madea expresses that deliverance won't change you to be someone else, but will allow you to be who you really are. So in steps Madea, the Matriarch General, to put the family's life in perspective with a hilarious twist on financial difficulties, drugs and, most important, family secrets. Perry has given you many gifts in this department also. Shirley becomes very ill and has to go to the hospital. It has all the earmarks of a Tyler Perry work — preachiness, slapstick comedy, and melodrama. .
The gospel musical interludes sometimes feel a bit tacked on, being the only part of the play that diminishes its cohesion, but the performances are strong, nonetheless. And while you are on this incredible ride, Mr. Everything that happens as a result of Shirley's major announcement, will either bring them together or tear them apart forever. Big Happy Family is a comedy wrapped up in a morality play in the guise of a gospel musical. Madea promises that all of Shirley's kids will be at dinner that very same night.
Tyler Perry is back as the funny Madea in Madea's Big Happy Family. It stars Tyler Perry, Chandra Currelley as Shirley, Palmer E. She was raped by her uncle at the age of 13. I was shocked when I realized that I'd been watching it for two and a half hours already! The audience is sure to love this movie if they like to watch a good comedy. With the help of the pot smokin, gun totin, god fearing grandmother, Madea the matriarch in general and Shirley's Aunt Bam, she assembles her 5 grown children and their significant others for one final reunion. Tyler Perry has become a top producer for his movies that he writes, directs, and even stars in. When it ended I wished that it would have gone on longer.
Everyone knew of this besides Bryon himself. The first time, Bryon, Tammy, and Kimberly arrive with their families. Madea's Big Happy Family is a comedy that is sure to make anyone laugh. Audience noise is minimal, but the crowd does come alive during funnier moments. The film stars Bow Wow, Cassi Davis, Tyler Perry, David Mann and more.