Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married?

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Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married? ★½ Why Did I Get Married? 2007 (PG-13)

Four couples—all friends who met as undergrads at a historically black college—navigate the rollercoaster of marriage as they gather for their annual couples retreat. Each is successful (there's a psychologist, lawyer, and pediatrician), but each relationship hides secrets and they begin to unfold over the retreat. One couple argues over having a second child; someone's sleeping with his wife's best friend; another couple fights about everything. Perry, with God's help (a theme throughout most of his work), wraps things up a bit too neatly by the end of the retreat. Despite the drama, though, the characters are both smart and refreshing. 113m/C DVD . US Tyler Perry, Janet Jackson, Jill Scott, Malik Yoba, Richard T. Jones, Michael Jai White, Lamman Rucker, Sharon Leal, Tasha Smith, Denise Boutte; D: Tyler Perry; W: Tyler Perry; C: Toyomichi Kurita; M: Aaron Zigman.