Madea's Witness Protection
Madea's Witness Protection (2012)

For years, George Needleman (Levy), the gentle CFO of a Wall Street investment bank, has been living with his head in the clouds. But George is finally forced to wake up when he learns that his firm, Lockwise Industries, has been operating… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: June 29, 2012
DVD Release Date: October 23, 2012
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Critic Score: 21% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

George's son asks for Wi-Fi, and Madea says, ''Sure, I can make you a waffle.'' That's one of the good jokes.

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Mark Feeney
Boston Globe

Reviewing a Tyler Perry movie is a bit like reviewing the weather report.

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Dustin Putman

Unambitious and evaporates almost as rapidly as it plays out, but at least it knows what it is and only has one aim: to divert viewers for two hours.

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Bilge Ebiri
New York Magazine/Vulture

He's still a young guy, but all throughout Witness Protection I imagined Perry sitting glumly at a dressing-room mirror, like the aging Chaplin in Limelight, forlornly rubbing makeup in his face -- a tired, old clown stuck in a tired, old routine.

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Kerry Lengel
Arizona Republic

Tyler Perry doesn't have to make sense, or a have a point. He's laughing all the way to the bank.

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Susan Granger
SSG Syndicate

The frantic seventh installment in this highly successful comedy franchise is filled with throwaway gags and self-conscious scenes.

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A.A. Dowd
Time Out

The writer-director-star still hasn't learned to smoothly blend broad comedy and family-values sermonizing.

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Joe Leydon

The interaction among opposites inspires an abundance of predictable race-based jokes, many of which have the saving grace of actually being funny.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

His best and most agreeable Madea comedy.

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Flixster Audience Score: 66% Flixster User Reviews
Everett Johnson
I like pretty much all of Tyler Perry's movies. Even when they get too melodramatic, they are still pretty entertaining. "Madea's Witness… More
"Still making these movies... Well at least this one was a little funny. I don't understand why he doesn't put together a better script and a… More
Bruce Bruce
Not as enjoyable as some of his other films. 2 stars
Al S
A laugh-out-loud good-time from start to finish. Director, Tyler Perry strikes comic gold once again as Madea. A hilarious and wonderfully enjoyable comedy… More
Bathsheba Monk
Funny premise. I think Tyler Perry is quite subversive and for that I love him--sending up ponzi scheme guys, sending up hypocrisy in all shades of black and… More
Bradley Wright
Madea's Witness Protection is a heartless movie that proves Tyler Perry's career is going nowhere fast. The problem with Tyler Perry is that he seems… More