Metacritic Movie Ratings
Tyler Perry's Temptation Reviews

2.0

27

out of 100

Metascore®
Generally unfavorable reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 58

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly

    A few wild, third-act twists give Perry's middling melodrama some soap-opera kick. But all the finger-wagging sure does get tiring after a while.

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  • 30

    out of 100

    The New York TimesAndy Webster

    Limp pacing and countless shots of Washington’s skyline plague the narrative. Ms. Smollett-Bell exudes an earthy appeal, but it’s the charismatic Mr. Jones who steals the picture. Given all the stifling preachiness, that’s to be expected.

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  • 30

    out of 100

    Village Voice

    Temptation’s refusal to find nuance in its didactic worldview ensures that the film will ultimately only succeed for audiences already in agreement with it.

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  • 30

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterFrank Scheck

    Onscreen, it somehow manages to be at once wildly overblown and terminally boring.

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