Tyler Perry

Box office report: Madea clobbers Jack Reacher, Moonlight shines in limited release

Keeping up with time-tested tradition, Tyler Perry’s latest installment in the long-running Madea series debuts at the top of the domestic box office, pulling in a stellar $28.5 million across its first three days in wide release.

Boo! A Madea Halloween marks the fourth in Perry’s franchise to launch at the top of the North American chart, the first being 2005’s series kickoff Diary of a Mad Black Woman, which set sail at No. 1 in 2005 with a $21.9 million weekend gross.

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Box office preview: Madea, Jack Reacher battle for No. 1 amid crowded weekend

Four new wide releases hit theaters nationwide this Friday, meaning the impending box office showdown could be one of the most intense of the season thus far. Isla Fisher and Zach Galifianakis enter the arena with their comedy Keeping Up with the Joneses, while horror fans will get their genre fix from the latest Universal/Blumhouse production Ouija: Origin of Evil. 

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Jimmy Fallon's Donald Trump ripped by Madea

Jimmy Fallon dusted off his Donald Trump impression on Friday’s episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and tried cold-calling undecided voters to get their support. The only problem? Fallon’s Trump ran into Tyler Perry’s Madea.

Perry, who will play his popular Madea character in Boo! A Madea Halloween later this month, was not having anything Fallon’s Trump tried to sell.

“What is your biggest concern in this election?” Fallon-as-Trump asked. Replied Perry-as-Madea: “Oh that’s simple: You, you are my biggest concern.”

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Boo! A Madea Halloween trailer offers scares and giggles

Tyler Perry’s famous alter ego Madea is returning to theaters this fall in Boo! A Madea Halloween.

Perry directed, wrote, produced, and will star in the upcoming Halloween-themed spoof. In the trailer, which you can see above, Madea finds herself babysitting a group of teenagers on Halloween night. Of course, the teens want to attend the huge party around the corner, and Madea and her friends are too busy avoiding typical horror movie tropes to keep them locked up.

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