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Tyler Perry's Boo! A Madea Halloween

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Tyler Perry

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About the Movie

On the spookiest night of the year, Madea is summoned to keep a watchful eye on Brian's teenage daughter and keep her out of trouble. Little does she know, the trouble is coming for her. Fortunately, or not, she has her posse of Bam, Hattie and Joe to shield off ghosts and killer clowns. It's a fright fest where all hell-arity breaks loose.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews


  • Reviews Counted: 35
  • Fresh: 8
  • Rotten: 27
  • Average Rating: 3.9/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Rotten: It's another of Perry's raucous and slovenly comedies of responsibility, which means that its heart is in a very old - and right - place. If only a message that was this solid equalled solid laughs. – Owen Gleiberman, Variety, Oct 21, 2016

Rotten: Although there's a long cinematic tradition of mixing comedy with scares to excellent effect - Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein being a prime example - this lackluster effort manages to be neither funny nor scary. – Frank Scheck, Hollywood Reporter, Oct 21, 2016

Rotten: "A Madea Halloween" is rare for Perry in that it's one of only two "Madea" films not adapted from a stage play, but it sure feels like one, with several scenes ... feeling like a one-act, one-room play that goes on and on and on. – Adam Graham, Detroit News, Oct 21, 2016

Rotten: Boo! is certainly the most watchable Madea movie I've seen in a long time, even though I get the feeling Perry still doesn't know how to direct for the screen. – Craig D. Lindsey, L.A. Weekly, Dec 19, 2016

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Customer Reviews

Kind of false advertisement

First off, I am a Madea fan. I enjoy the material done both live and in film. I saw this movie on opening night and kind of felt let down. The problem is, the promos make this movie into something it isn't. First off, it is essentially a revenge frat movie more in common with Neighbors only with Madea than it is a horror film with Madea. There are legitimately no monsters, zombies, or ghosts just people playing pranks. Keep in mind, this is not a spoiler; you are told this openly very early on!!! So there is no confusion over what is happening. In one trailer Madea fights off zombies with a shotgun. This is not in the movie and is part of this false advertisement. Otherwise, there were some funny lines but just not what I was hoping for.

Too funny!

Loved it, couldn't stop laughing. One of his best.

Best comedy movie ever!!

My family and I loved this movie, we want to watch it over and over again. LOVED IT!! I hope there will be more Madea movies in the future.