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Perry, Tyler

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Most widely held works by Tyler Perry
Gone Girl by David Fincher( Visual )

40 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the occasion of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne reports that his wife, Amy, has gone missing. Under pressure from the police and a growing media frenzy, Nick's portrait of a blissful union begins to crumble. Soon his lies, deceits and strange behavior have everyone asking the same dark question. Did Nick Dunne kill his wife?"--
Precious (based on the novel 'Push' by Sapphire) by Lee Daniels( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 2,181 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, who 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
Vice by Adam McKay( Visual )

17 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and French and held by 2,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Governor George W. Bush of Texas picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co, to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney's impressive résumé includes stints as White House chief of staff, House Minority Whip and defence secretary. When Bush wins by a narrow margin, Cheney begins to use his newfound power to help reshape the country and the world
Tyler Perry's Why did I get married too? by Tyler Perry( Visual )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,810 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
Alex Cross( Visual )

47 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,718 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
Teenage mutant ninja turtles : out of the shadows( Visual )

26 editions published in 2016 in English and German and held by 1,622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After super villain Shredder escapes custody, he joins forces with mad scientist Baxter Stockman and two dimwitted henchmen, Bebop and Rocksteady, to unleash a diabolical plan to take over the world. As the Turtles prepare to take on Shredder and his new crew, they find themselves facing an even greater evil with similar intentions: the notorious Krang
The star( Visual )

19 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small but brave donkey and his animal friends become the unsung heroes of the first Christmas
For colored girls by Oz Scott( Visual )

37 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,486 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
Don't make a black woman take off her earrings : Madea's uninhibited commentaries on love and life by Tyler Perry( Book )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 1,465 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
Nobody's fool( Visual )

22 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 1,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trying to get back on her feet, wild child Tanya looks to her buttoned-up, by-the-book sister Danica to help her get on track. As these polar opposites collide, with hilarious and sometimes disastrous results, Tanya discovers that Danica's picture-perfect life, including her mysterious boyfriend, may not be what it seems
Tyler Perry's The family that preys by Tyler Perry( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,239 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 family funeral( Visual )

3 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tyler Perry does quadruple duty, playing three characters plus the popular Aunt Madea. Madea is summoned to rural Georgia for a family get-together that turns tragic with an unexpected death. Now it's up to Madea to plan the funeral, hold the family together, and make sure no dirty family secrets get leaked. Of course, in Madea's world nothing ever goes exactly to plan, but she's determined to see it through!
Tyler Perry's Madea goes to jail by Tyler Perry( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,167 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
Daddy's little girls by Tyler Perry( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monty is a blue-collar mechanic who enlists the help of a successful-but-lonely attorney while trying to gain custody of his three daughters from his treacherous ex-wife and her larcenous boyfriend. Along the way, the working relationship between the blue collar dad and his uptown attorney grows into something more. As these two people try to overcome their different backgrounds, they find love. Monty struggles to protect his children from abuse and neglect, and a community looks to purge itself from the criminals terrorizing their neighborhood
Tyler Perry's I can do bad all by myself( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Madea catches sixteen-year-old Jennifer and her two younger brothers looting her home, she decides to take matters into her own hands and delivers the young delinquents to the only relative they have: their aunt April. A heavy-drinking nightclub singer who lives off of her married boyfriend, April wants nothing to do with them. But her attitude begins to change when Sandino, a handsome Mexican immigrant looking for work, moves into April's basement room. Making amends for his own past, Sandino challenges April to open her heart. Now, April has to decide between her old ways and the new possibilities of family, faith, and love
Tyler Perry's Boo! : a Madea Halloween by Tyler Perry( Visual )

9 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madea winds up in the middle of mayhem when she spends a hilarious, haunted Halloween fending off killers, paranormal poltergeists, ghosts, ghouls and zombies while keeping a watchful eye on a group of misbehaving teens
Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns by Tyler Perry( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brenda grew up with some incredible hardships. She had a prostitute for a mother and a pimp for a 'father.' Now, Brenda is a single mom struggling to raise her family in Chicago. When she receives a letter inviting her to attend her father's funeral in Georgia, she's not sure how to feel. Growing up, Brenda never knew the man and hadn't interacted with that part of her family. But when she loses her job, she decides that now's the time to shake things up. Besides, there is always the chance that her father left her a little money
A Madea Christmas( Visual )

18 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,072 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
Diary of a mad black woman by Darren Grant( Visual )

25 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,046 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
Madea's witness protection( Visual )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,035 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
 
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Don't make a black woman take off her earrings : Madea's uninhibited commentaries on love and life
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Alternative Names
Madea

Perry, Emmitt 1969-

Tyler Perry acteur, producteur, réalisateur, scénariste américain

Tyler Perry actor y comediante estadounidense

Tyler Perry aktor merikano

Tyler Perry aktor, reżyser i scenarzysta amerykański

Tyler Perry Amerikaans acteur

Tyler Perry Amerikansk skådespelare, regissör, manusförfattare, dramatiker, producent, författare och låtskrivare

Tyler Perry commediografo, sceneggiatore e regista statunitense

Tyler Perry commediografo, sceneggiatore, regista e attore statunitense

Tyler Perry pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

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

Τάιλερ Πέρι Αμερικανός ηθοποιός, σκηνοθέτης, σεναριογράφος, πεζογράφος, παραγωγός και συνθέτης

Тайлер Перри

Тайлер Перрі

Թալլեր Փերրի ամերիկացի դերասան

טיילר פרי

טיילר פרי שחקן אמריקאי

تايلر بيرى

تايلر بيري

تایلر پری

ტაილერ პერი

타일러 페리

페리, 타일러 1969-

タイラー・ペリー

泰勒·派瑞

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