Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married? Four couples gather in a cabin to celebrate their cozy prosperity — until their lies are revealed. That's when soaper Tyler Perry's Why Did I… Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married? Four couples gather in a cabin to celebrate their cozy prosperity — until their lies are revealed. That's when soaper Tyler Perry's Why Did I… 2007-10-12 PG-13 PT118M Comedy Drama Janet Jackson Tyler Perry Jill Scott Lions Gate Films
Movie Review

Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married? (2007)

MPAA Rating: PG-13
Jill Scott, Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married? | THE BIG NUPTIAL Jill Scott (pictured, with Lamman Rucker) is a standout in the couples-in-a-cabin dramedy Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married?
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THE BIG NUPTIAL Jill Scott (pictured, with Lamman Rucker) is a standout in the couples-in-a-cabin dramedy Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married?
EW's GRADE
B-

Details Release Date: Oct 12, 2007; Rated: PG-13; Length: 118 Minutes; Genres: Comedy, Drama; With: Janet Jackson and Tyler Perry; Distributor: Lions Gate Films

Four couples gather in a cabin to celebrate their cozy prosperity — until their lies are revealed. That's when soaper Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married? turns into The Big Chill by way of Jerry Springer. Perry is of the spell-everything-in-capital-letters and act-it-out-loudly schools. Yet his sensitivity to women is a tonic. Amid the shout-downs over adultery, male power, and the agony of coping with a child's death, one performance glistens — Jill Scott's as the sad, heavyset Sheila, who locates the faith that's the source of love. B-

Originally posted Oct 17, 2007 Published in issue #961 Oct 26, 2007 Order article reprints
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