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Perry, Tyler

Overview
Works: 208 works in 513 publications in 6 languages and 43,126 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Crime films  Romantic comedy films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Christmas films 
Roles: Actor, Author of screenplay, Producer, Director, Author, Composer, Performer, Scenarist, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Precious (Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire) by Sapphire( Visual )

14 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,604 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, and 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
Gone Girl by David Fincher( Visual )

21 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and German and held by 2,226 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?"--
Diary of a mad black woman by Darren Grant( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,818 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
Tyler Perry's Madea goes to jail by Tyler Perry( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,813 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 land 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
Tyler Perry's Madea's family reunion : the movie( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madea has a wedding, a funeral, and a family reunion, and she did it all for 75 dollars
Alex Cross by Rob Cohen Movie( Visual )

32 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,724 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
Tyler Perry's why did I get married?( Visual )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a trip to the picturesque snowcapped mountains in Colorado, eight married college friends have gathered for their annual seven-day reunion. But the cozy mood is shattered when the group comes face-to-face with one pair's infidelity. As secrets are revealed, each couple begins questioning the validity of their own marriage. Over the course of the weekend, husbands and wives take a hard look at their lives, wrestling with issues of commitment, betrayal and forgiveness as they seek a way forward
Tyler Perry's I can do bad all by myself( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,609 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
Don't make a black woman take off her earrings : Madea's uninhibited commentaries on love and life by Tyler Perry( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 1,571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madea is a fictitious character featured in Tyler Parry'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
A Madea Christmas by Tyler Perry( Visual )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,547 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
Tyler Perry's Madea's big happy family( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madea, everyone's favorite wise-cracking, take-no-prisoners grandma, jumps into action when her niece, Shirley, receives distressing news about her health. All Shirley wants is to gather her three adult children around her and share the news as a family. It's up to Madea, with the help of the equally rambunctious Aunt Bam, to gather the clan together and make things right the only way she knows how: with a lot of tough love, laughter, and the revelation of a long-buried family secret
For colored girls( Visual )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 1,441 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
Teenage mutant ninja turtles : out of the shadows( Visual )

12 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,403 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
Daddy's little girls( Visual )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,241 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 Madea's witness protection( Visual )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,186 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
Tyler Perry's Why did I get married too?( Visual )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,184 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
Tyler Perry's good Deeds( Visual )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful, wealthy businessman, Wesley Deeds has always done what's expected of him, whether it's assuming the helm of his father's company, tolerating his brother's misbehavior at the office or planning to marry his beautiful but restless fiance, Natalie. But Wesley is jolted out of his predictable routine when he meets Lindsey, a down-on-her-luck single mother who works as a cleaning person in his office building. Outspoken, impulsive and proud, and also recently evicted
Tyler Perry's temptation : confessions of a marriage counselor( Visual )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An explosive romance about forbidden desires. The provocative story of Judith, an ambitious married woman whose temptation by a handsome billionaire leads to betrayal, recklessness and forever alters the course of her life
Tyler Perry's The single moms club by Nia Long( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When five struggling single moms put aside their differences to form a support group, they find inspiration and laughter in their new sisterhood, and help each other overcome the obstacles that stand in their way
Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns( Visual )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Upon the death of her estranged father, a recently unemployed single-mother from Chicago travels with her children to Georgia to meet the family she never knew
 
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Don't make a black woman take off her earrings : Madea's uninhibited commentaries on love and life
Alternative Names
Madea

Perry, Emmitt 1969-

Tyler Perry acteur, producteur, réalisateur, scénariste américain

Tyler Perry aktor, reżyser i scenarzysta amerykański

Tyler Perry Amerikaans acteur

Tyler Perry commediografo, sceneggiatore e regista statunitense

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

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טיילר פרי

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تايلر بيري

تایلر پری

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