Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns
Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns ★½ Meet the Browns 2008 (PG-13)
Single mother Brenda (Bassett) learns that her father, a man she's never met, has died, so she packs up the family and heads to Georgia for the funeral. There, she and her three children are greeted with varying degrees of Southern hospitality by a batch of halfsiblings she never knew existed. Brenda then meets Harry (Fox, in a role not far from home), a handsome retired basketball player who sweeps Brenda off her feet (surprise, surprise). Typical Perry fare, loaded with racial commentary, monologues on family values, and conversations about economic struggle. 101m/C DVD . US Angela Bassett, Rick Fox, Margaret Avery, Frankie Faison, Jenifer Lewis, Sofia Vergara, Lamman Rucker, Irma P. Hall, Tyler Perry, Lance Gross, David Mann, Tamela Mann, Judy Rhee; D: Tyler Perry; W: Tyler Perry; C: Sandi Sissel; M: Aaron Zigman.