PG13 118min 2007
On vacation at a secluded cabin in the snowcapped mountains of Colorado, eight married college friends have gathered fro their annual seven day reunion. But the cozy mood is altered when on of the husbands shows up with a sexy young temptress in tow. As dirty laundry is aired, each couple wonders about the strength of their own marriage. The husbands and wives take an intimate look at their lives while struggling with issues of temptation, infidelity, and forgiveness as they seek a way forward.
“Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married?” is another one of Tyler Perry’s successful plays that has been converted into a successful motion picture. With bigger set and more location, this play converts into an amazing story on the subject of marriage. Perry gives a few examples of marriages that most people find themselves in or can relate too.
Tyler Perry brought Janet Jackson back to the screen and it is good to see her on the screen again. He also finds the most amazing and perfect actors for his conversions. If you have ever seen one of his plays then you know what I’m talking about. If you haven’t it’s time for you to face the conversion.
“Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married?” is relatable even to the unmarried. This is a film that gives us a glimpse in to the inter-workings of marriage and tries to show the viewer that through GOD, communication, and love can help to make a marriage work.
“Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married?” has a few special features. There is a featurette on Jackson returning to the screen. There is a featurette on reflecting on getting married. There is also one highlighting the music. The movies previewed are “Tyler Perry’s Daddy’s Little Girls”, “What’s Done in the Dark…”, and “House of Payne: Volume 1”.
I give it 5/5.