Metacritic Movie Ratings
Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail Reviews

3.0

50

out of 100

Metascore®
Mixed or average reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune

    If the movie is a mess, it's a purposeful mess, cannily, if not artfully, pushing all the right buttons to ensure Perry will be back for another round.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    It's a tale soggy with the kind of race/class lessons that Madea, the director-star's battle-ax alter ego, doles out far more handily (and entertainingly) in a single church-lady-from-hell zinger.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterKirk Honeycutt

    For all its staleness, the melodramatic main story does contain enough good acting and resonant scenes.

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