[7], "Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns Movie Reviews, Pictures - Rotten Tomatoes", "Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns (2008): Reviews", "Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns (2008) - Weekend Box Office Results", "Weekend Box Office Results for March 21–23, 2008", Amazon.com: Music From And Inspired By The Motion Picture Tyler Perry's "Meet The Browns": MP3 Downloads: Tyler Perry's Meet The Browns, http://www.the-numbers.com/movies/2008/MBRWN-DVD.php, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Meet_the_Browns_(film)&oldid=982857913, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 10 October 2020, at 20:05. Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns is a 2004 musical stage play written, produced, and directed by Tyler Perry, with music written and composed by Perry and Elvin Ross. This play is a spin-off from the play Madea's Class Reunion. does not make an appearance at any point in the series, although he is mentioned once in an episode of House of Payne. 's father) had died, and they need help preparing for the funeral. David Mann, Tamela Mann, Lamman Rucker, and Jenifer Lewis all respectively reprise their characters from the film. At dinner Brenda learns that the eldest son of "Pop" Brown, LB, was the only one who knew about her. You don't get it, do you? | Gerald and Milay also reconcile. "Find A Good Woman (You'll Find a Good Thing") – Will, Brown and L.B. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Will's overly drunk mother, Vera (singer Nicci Gilbert) comes in after them crying hysterically. She begs Miss Mildred to watch Tosha briefly and goes to see her ex with Cheryl for financial help to pay the woman back. The series, however, is a spin-off of the film, the stageplay and three episodes of Tyler Perry's House of Payne where Mann guest-starred as Mr. Brown, who learns that his deceased father states in his will that he wants him to open a senior citizens' home. A single mom takes her family to Georgia for the funeral of her father -- a man she never met. . After Brenda rejects him, Mike Jr. overhears Mike Sr. insulting her and storms out. This article is about the play by Tyler Perry. $20,082,809 Meet the Browns is a play written by Tyler Perry in 2004. I'm just so used to being taken advantage of and... Harry: Tyler Perry Works Wiki is a FANDOM TV Community. Their saditty daughter, MiLay, arrives and takes matters in her own hands–including paying for the rest of the funeral. In all of the touring shows except the DVD recording night. In 2011, Forbes listed him as the highest paid man in entertainment, earning $130 million USD between May 2010 and 2011.Perry created and performs the Madea character, a tough elderly black woman. I am not knocking the black cinema hustle, because I am black, but he could have done better to represent black America and made more of an effort. Meet the Browns Written byTyler Perry CharactersMr. Comedy, Drama, Romance. THE BROWN FAMILY IS ALL TOGETHER AND NOW THE PROMISE OF LAUGHTER AND DRAMA BEGINS. Later, Tracy reveals that she is not pregnant and reveals her intentions, and Will and Kim finally reconcile. There, her clan is introduced to the crass, fun-loving Brown family. On October 2, 2012, Perry struck an exclusive multi-year partnership with Oprah Winfrey and her Oprah Winfrey Network. The same day, the plant where she works with friend Cheryl closes, adding to her existing financial difficulties; then Miss Mildred, who supervises Lena in her home daycare, says she will not work for Brenda anymore, upset that Brenda has not been paying her. (Larry Brown), the eldest son and his wife, Sarah, were Pop Brown’s only caretakers for 11 years. Review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes gives the film a 33% approval rating based on 58 reviews, with an average rating of 4.85/10. A PHENOMENAL CAST WITH STRONG VOCALS DELIVERS UPLIFTING AND SOUL STIRRING SONGS THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE PERFORMANCE. Harry, a basketball scout, notices Mike Jr. when he plays well at a game and comes to their house to talk about the boy's future. The TV series is based on the play and the film of the same name by Tyler Perry. Harry sees them together and suspects something is wrong. There, her clan is introduced to the crass, fun-loving Brown family. He is only comic relief. I didn't do all of that so you could pay me back. "Ain't Nothing Like a Good Man" – Vera, Kim and Tracy, "In The Morning (When I Rise)"- L.B., Brown, Henry, "What Happened to The Man"- Milay and Gerald, "Ain't Nothing Like Family" - Sarah, Gerald, Will, Brown, Cora and Company, The film's plot mainly comes from another Tyler Perry production called. Mike Sr., who has never given Brenda any assistance, says no. In a special feature on the DVD while Brown is teaching the guys how to play golf Madea calls "The Brown's House" looking for Cora and Brown telling them that she is in jail and she will tell them what she did in the next play called Madea Goes to Jail. (LARRY BROWN), THE OLDEST SON AND HIS WIFE SARAH WERE POP BROWN’S ONLY CARETAKERS FOR 11 YEARS. This story is everything but a fairy tale since funerals bring out the best and the worst of family love. It stars Kendrick Mays, David Mann, and Nicci Gilbert as Vera. When Harry and Brenda leave for a date, Mike Jr. tells Calvin that he has changed his mind and returns the drugs. In it, Cora and Mr. Brown are headed to Brown's side of the family. He counsels Mike Jr. and goes home with him, to explain the situation to Brenda, who threatens to kick Mike Jr. out if he starts dealing drugs.   |  Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns was sold in 1-disc and 2-disc DVD and Blu-ray on July 1, 2008. The Haves and the Have Nots has given OWN its highest ratings to date as of 2014, with the series also referred to as "one of OWN's biggest success stories with its weekly dose of soapy fun, filled with the typical betrayals, affairs, and manipulations." But if the good were to outweigh the bad, then she should fight completely for her marriage. THE ENDURING POWER OF LOVE IS ENRICHMENT FOR THE SOUL. In one episode, Vera and Brown have an argument and Vera says, "I'm about to be an only child," which indicates that their brother LB does not exist in the television universe or may be a non-canonical reference, to the fact that Mr. Brown has mentioned LB in the series. This is the very first Tyler Perry stage play that everyone in the play does a musical number. The family welcomes Brenda, offering support and encouragement. It is Perry's ninth show overall. Meet The Browns Play Play . Brown, Cora, Madea SubjectFamily GenreComedy … The site's critics consensus reads: "Angela Bassett's considerable charms can't compensate for Meet the Browns' incessant melodrama and scattered narrative threads. 100 min BOTH CIRCUMSTANCES CALL FOR LOVE AND UNDERSTANDING FROM SARAH AND, OF MAKING BAD SITUATIONS TURN GOOD! On the day Mike Jr. signs his contract, Mike Sr. arrives to be photographed with his ex and son, but Mike Jr. announces to the press that he does not know his father, and that his mother had raised him without support. Temptation: Confessions Of A Marriage Counselor. When the film ended its run at the box office, it had grossed $41,975,388 over its $20 million budget, making the film a success.[5]. From Kiki's Delivery Service and ParaNorman to Coraline check out some of our favorite family-friendly movie picks to watch this Halloween. TVovermind.com CORA IS ENDURING A LITTLE HERSELF IN DEVELOPING A RELATIONSHIP AND GETTING PROPOSALS…NO NOT WORK…BUT LUNCH, DINNER, AND…HAWAII??? Milay is outraged, mainly because Gerald didn't have the decency to come to their own son's funeral. Once Gerald leaves, Tracey then comes back and sees Will, stating that he is her baby's father. Good ol’ Pop Brown lived to be 107 years old and he only left his family $400 to put him to rest. LB is more laid-back and friendlier than he is in the play. The TV series involves several main characters from the film including, Mr. Brown, Cora Simmons, Will Brown, and features Vera Brown in a recurring role. The only characters that appear in the film are Mr. Brown, Cora, LB, Sarah, Will, and Vera. Comingsoon.net talked to Tyler Perry and Lionsgate who shed light on the plot of the film adaptation. I can pay you back now... for all you did for us. Henry Oliver walks in. A sad and grieving Brown family still comes up with potty humor during the funeral. THE BROWN FAMILY IS ALL TOGETHER AND NOW THE PROMISE OF LAUGHTER AND DRAMA BEGINS. L.B. PG-13 With Denise Boutte, Tamela J. Mann, David Mann, Lamman Rucker. - I may be able to give you a joint loan. Everyone is surprised to learn that Brown is Cora's father and that Madea is her mother. Meanwhile, the ladies are at the church when Tracey Stevens walks in. . | Brown enlists the help of the Paynes, Cora, and Will. The film is based on the play of the same name. L.B. The soundtrack was released by Atlantic Records on March 18, 2008. Perry has created multiple scripted series for the network, The Haves and the Have Nots being its most successful. The play begins with Brown's (David Mann) brother, L.B., and his wife, Sarah, in their house very early in the morning. Michael is shot and wounded when he runs away at Calvin's urging. But before more can be learned, Mr. Brown and Cora come in and get acquainted with everyone. Oh yes!. Brenda overhears her half-sister Vera talking to LB's wife Sarah, suggesting that Harry is only dating Brenda to get his “perks” from helping Mike Jr. Brenda overhears the conversation confronts Harry; he asserts that he truly means well, but she breaks up with him.