Working-class Alice (Academy Award nominee Alfre Woodard) and wealthy Charlotte (Academy Award winner Kathy Bates) are friends and mothers who have supported each other and their families over the years. But now their families are embroiled in new turmoil — with each other. Can the two women save their children from the dark secrets and dirty deeds that threaten to destroy them all?
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Ratings and Reviews
Critics Consensus: Tyler Perry's The Family that Preys treads the filmmaker's established terrain of family loyalty and moral uprightness, though the occasionally predictable plot slides forward, aided by an excess of soapy melodrama.
Message-heavy dramedy features fine performances.