WorldCat Identities

Perry, Tyler

Works: 131 works in 428 publications in 8 languages and 36,359 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Crime films  Romantic comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Action and adventure films  Christmas films 
Roles: Actor, Author of screenplay, Director, Author, Producer, Performer, Composer, Scenarist, Other, fmp, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Tyler Perry
Precious (Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire) by Lee Daniels( Visual )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1987, obese, illiterate, black 16-year-old Claireece 'Precious' Jones lives in Harlem with her dysfunctional family. She has been raped and impregnated twice by her father, Carl. She suffers constant physical, mental and sexual abuse from her unemployed mother, Mary. After getting pregnant for the second time, Precious is suspended from her school. Her principal arranges to have her attend an alternative school where her new teacher, Ms. Rain, helps Precious learn to read and she responds to this glimmer of hope. Precious also meets Mrs. Weiss, a social worker, and discovers the abuse and incest that Precious has had to endure. Her father dies of AIDS and Precious learns that she is now HIV-positive
Gone Girl by David Fincher( Visual )

23 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scene of bloody violence, some strong sexual content/nudity, and language
Tyler Perry's Madea's family reunion the movie( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 2,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madea has a wedding, a funeral, and a family reunion, and she did it all for 75 dollars
Diary of a mad black woman by Darren Grant( Visual )

28 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helen McCarter would seem to have it all. She's married to Charles who is one of Atlanta's most successful attorneys. But despite having wealth and prestige, things are not as they seem in the McCarter home. On the evening of their anniversary, Charles drops a bombshell on Helen - he's divorcing her for another woman. Thrown out of the house with nowhere to go, Helen moves in with her grandmother Madea, a sassy woman with no shortage of opinions and a gun that she's not afraid to use. As Madea helps Helen get back on her feet emotionally, she meets Orlando, a nice and handsome man who is obviously attracted to her. But after her experiences with Charles, Helen isn't sure if she's ready to trust a man again
Tyler Perry's Madea goes to jail by Tyler Perry( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a high-speed freeway chase puts Madea in front of the judge, her reprieve is short-lived as anger management issues get the best of her and lands her in jail. A gleeful Joe couldn't be happier at Madea's misfortune. But her eccentric family members, the Browns, rally behind her, lending their special 'country' brand of support. Meanwhile, Assistant District Attorney Joshua Hardaway is on the fast track to career success. But Hardaway lands a case too personal to handle - defending Candace Washington, a woman he went to college with and who is now a prostitute and former drug addict. Handling the case would be a conflict of interest, so he asks his fiancée and fellow ADA Linda Holmes to fill in on his behalf. When Candace ends up in jail, Madea befriends the young woman, protecting her in a 'motherly' way as only Madea can
Alex Cross by Rob Cohen Movie( Visual )

33 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the young homicide detective/psychologist as he meets his match in a serial killer. The two face off in a high-stakes game of cat and mouse, but when the mission gets personal, Cross is pushed to the edge of his moral and psychological limits in this taut and exciting action thriller
Tyler Perry's why did I get married?( Visual )

21 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a trip to the picturesque snowcapped mountains in Colorado, eight married college friends have gathered for their annual seven-day reunion. But the cozy mood is shattered when the group comes face-to-face with one pair's infidelity. As secrets are revealed, each couple begins questioning the validity of their own marriage. Over the course of the weekend, husbands and wives take a hard look at their lives, wrestling with issues of commitment, betrayal and forgiveness as they seek a way forward
Don't make a black woman take off her earrings : Madea's uninhibited commentaries on love and life by Tyler Perry( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 1,590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madea is a fictitious character featured in Tyler Perry's movies and stage shows. This book is full of her hilarious "advice" on such topics as romance, love and marriage, kids, beauty, etiquette, health, finances, the Bible and the church, and gun care
Tyler Perry's Madea's big happy family( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madea, everyone's favorite wise-cracking, take-no-prisoners grandma, jumps into action when her niece, Shirley, receives distressing news about her health. All Shirley wants is to gather her three adult children around her and share the news as a family. 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, and the revelation of a long-buried family secret
For colored girls by Oz Scott( Visual )

23 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A vibrant world where friends and strangers dream, fear, cry, love, and laugh out loud in an attempt to find their true selves. Adapted by writer/director Tyler Perry from Ntozake Shange's acclaimed choreopoem, this gripping film paints an unforgettable portrait of what it means to be a woman of color in the modern world"--Container
Tyler Perry's The family that preys by Tyler Perry( Visual )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wealthy socialite Charlotte Cartwright and her dear friend Alice Pratt, a working class woman of high ideals, have enjoyed a lasting friendship throughout many years. Their lives become mired in turmoil as their adult children's extramarital affairs, unethical business practices and a dark paternity secret threaten to derail family fortunes and unravel the lives of all involved. Alice's self-centered daughter, Andrea, is betraying her husband Chris by engaging in an affair with her boss. Charlotte's son, William is cheating on his wife Jillian. William's true focus is to replace the COO of his mothers' lucrative construction corporation. Meanwhile, Alice's other daughter Pam tries to steer the family in a more positive direction. Charlotte and Alice decide to take a cross-country road trip to rediscover themselves and possibly find a way to save their families from ruin
Tyler Perry's Madea's witness protection( Visual )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Wall Street banker has been involved with the mob in a Ponzi scheme, forcing him to enter witness protection with his family in Madea's house down South
Tyler Perry's good Deeds( Visual )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful, wealthy businessman, Wesley Deeds has always done what's expected of him, whether it's assuming the helm of his father's company, tolerating his brother's misbehavior at the office or planning to marry his beautiful but restless fiance, Natalie. But Wesley is jolted out of his predictable routine when he meets Lindsey, a down-on-her-luck single mother who works as a cleaning person in his office building. Outspoken, impulsive and proud, and also recently evicted
Tyler Perry's temptation confessions of a marriage counselor( Visual )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An explosive romance about forbidden desires. The provocative story of Judith, an ambitious married woman whose temptation by a handsome billionaire leads to betrayal, recklessness and forever alters the course of her life
Tyler Perry's The single moms club by Nia Long( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When five struggling single moms put aside their differences to form a support group, they find inspiration and laughter in their new sisterhood, and help each other overcome the obstacles that stand in their way
A Madea Christmas( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madea gets coaxed into helping a friend pay her daughter a surprise visit in the country for Christmas, but the biggest surprise is what they'll find when they arrive. As the small, rural town prepares for its annual Christmas Carnival, new secrets are revealed and old relationships are tested while Madea dishes her own brand of Christmas Spirit to all
Peeples by Tina Gordon Chism Movie( Visual )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sparks fly when Wade Walker crashes the preppy Peeples annual reunion in the Hamptons to ask for their precious daughter Grace's hand in marriage. Wade might be a fish-out-of-water among this seemingly perfect East Coast clan, but he's not about to let himself flounder. Instead, in a wild weekend of fun, dysfunction and hilarious surprises, Wade is about to discover there's room for all kinds of Peeples in this family, no matter their differences
Tyler Perry's Madea gets a job, the play( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a judge orders Madea to do 20 hours of community service at a local retirement home, the residents and staff are not ready for Madea's brand of 'the truth'. All's well that ends well when Madea helps the residents of Easy Rest Retirement Home realize the importance of family, love and forgiveness
A Madea Christmas the play( Visual )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A college student secretly invites her nanny's relatives to her family's posh estate over the holidays to celebrate Christmas with them
Tyler Perry's Madea's neighbors from Hell by Tyler Perry( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madea's neighborhood takes a turn for the worse when a foster mother moves in with her unruly kids. Suspicious activity leads Madea to take justice into her own hands. With Aunt Bam by her side, Madea uses her unique wit and wisdom for unforgettable results
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Audience level: 0.13 (from 0.08 for Alex Cross ... to 0.71 for From Madea ...)

Don't make a black woman take off her earrings : Madea's uninhibited commentaries on love and life
Alternative Names

Perry, Emmitt 1969-

Tyler Perry acteur, producteur, réalisateur, scénariste américain

Tyler Perry aktor, reżyser i scenarzysta amerykański

Tyler Perry Amerikaans acteur

Tyler Perry commediografo, sceneggiatore e regista statunitense

Tyler Perry US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Film- und Fernsehregisseur, Drehbuchautor und Filmproduzent

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