Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys Together

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2008 | PG-13 | Comedy Drama

The inner workings of two families--one upper-crust and the other working class--that become inextricably linked by scandal. more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, September 12, 2008

On DVD

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

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DIRECTOR

Tyler Perry

Screenwriter

Tyler Perry

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Rating MPAA

PG-13 for thematic material, sexual references and brief violence

Storyline

Wealthy socialite Charlotte Cartwright and her dear friend Alice Pratt, a working class woman of high ideals, have enjoyed a lasting friendship throughout many years. Suddenly, their lives become mired in turmoil as their adult children's extramarital affairs, unethical business practices and a dark paternity secret threaten to derail family fortunes and unravel the lives of all involved. Alice's self-centered newlywed daughter Andrea is betraying her trusting husband Chris by engaging in a torrid affair with her boss and mother's best friend's son William. While cheating on his wife Jillian with a string of ongoing dalliances with his mistress Andrea, William's true focus is to replace the COO of his mother's lucrative construction corporation. Meanwhile, Alice's other daughter Pam, a kind but no nonsense woman married to a hard working construction worker, tries to steer the family in a more positive direction. While paternity secrets, marital infidelity, greed and unsavory business dealings threaten to derail both families, Charlotte and Alice decide to take a breather from it all by making a cross-country road trip in which they rediscover themselves and possibly find a way to save their families from ruin.

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  • This will mark the sixth movie teaming Perry with Lionsgate.
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  • Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys

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