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Perry, Tyler

Overview
Works: 150 works in 397 publications in 8 languages and 36,524 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Crime films  Detective and mystery films  Fiction  Action and adventure films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Melodrama 
Roles: Actor, Author of screenplay, Director, Author, Producer, Performer, Scenarist, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Tyler Perry
Tyler Perry's Why did I get married too? by Tyler Perry( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 2,744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gathered together in the Bahamas for their annual one-week reunion, four close couples eagerly reconnect, sharing news about their lives and relationships. But their intimate week in paradise is disrupted by the unexpected arrival of Sheila's ex-husband, Mike, who hopes to break up her new marriage with Troy and win her back. With their relationships hanging in the balance when they return home, each couple must choose between blame and forgiveness
Precious (Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire) by Lee Daniels( Visual )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,585 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 )

22 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,147 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 )

25 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In addition to being saddled with an unruly foster teen, Madea has two troubled nieces to deal with. Lisa is engaged to an abusive and controlling investment banker and Vanessa is finding it difficult to open herself to the affection of a bus driver/artist Frankie because of childhood abuse. Wreaking havoc on both of the girls's lives is their mother Victoria
Diary of a mad black woman by Kimberly Elise( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,797 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 )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,793 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 land her in jail. But Madea's eccentric family members, the Browns, rally behind her, lending their special 'country' brand of support. Special features include featurettes
Alex Cross by Rob Cohen Movie( Visual )

31 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,720 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
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 1,591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madea is a fictitious character featured in Tyler Parry'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 1,497 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 Tyler Perry( Visual )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 1,441 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
Tyler Perry's Madea's witness protection( Visual )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,180 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 1,140 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 1,039 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 family that preys( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 938 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
A Madea Christmas( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 925 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
Tyler Perry's The single moms club( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 895 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
Peeples by Tina Gordon Chism Movie( Visual )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 799 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 Meet the Browns( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pop Brown lived to be 107 years old and he only left his family $400 to put him to rest. This stage production brings laughter and drama as the family take matters into their own hands
Tyler Perry's Madea's class reunion the class with no class( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 2003 and the class of 1953 will be having their 50th reunion. When Madea shows up, you know it's going to be a whopper!
Tyler Perry's Madea gets a job, the play( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 577 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
 
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Don't make a black woman take off her earrings : Madea's uninhibited commentaries on love and life
Alternative Names
Madea

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

Перри, Тайлер

Тайлер Перри

טיילר פרי

تايلر بيري

تایلر پری

타일러 페리

タイラー・ペリー

泰勒·派瑞

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