Peeples Synopsis
A man becomes entangled in a web of white lies and comic dysfunction with his girlfriend's family.
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RogerEbert.com

By Odie Henderson
Chism's cast is game for her shenanigans, and the biggest pleasure of "Peeples" is watching them cut loose under her direction. This movie...
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65

Film.com

By Laremy Legel
Peeples saves itself from a complete belly flop, by the barest of margins, by leaning heavily on its initial strength of good-natured charm.
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63

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
The laughs follow an overly familiar path, but it’s great to see Grier, one of the bright lights of the seminal TV sketch comedy “In Living...
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63

Boston Globe

By Peter Keough
Despite the derivativeness, Chism shows talent and shrewd instincts in the timing and direction of the comedy — she handles the requisite...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
A likable if not exactly groundbreaking comedy.
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63

Chicago Sun-Times

By Bill Zwecker
While Peeples follows a very predictable course as a romantic comedy and does not break any ground in that genre of filmmaking, this movie...
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Grier plays the part of the pompous patrician with superb finesse and dry wit, easily the movie's highlight.
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60

Village Voice

By Zachary Wigon
While she doesn't quite achieve the screwball zaniness she strives for, Chism deserves commendation for crafting a farcical work that feels...
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60

Variety

Peeples may appropriate its entire premise and plot structure from “Meet the Parents,” but its heart is suffused with French cinema.
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58

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Director Tina Gordon Chism keeps the innocuous class-meets-crass jokes bubbling, and the actors are amiable, but Peeples often seems to...
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Dont Meet the People

By gregchamblet
Took the wife to see this movie last night. We were both very disappointed. The plot had promise but the writing was a disappointment. We both felt with the exception of DAG that the lead actors...

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By tnulady
When Wade Walker (Craig Robinson) shows up unexpected at the Peeples reunion to propose to his girlfriend, Grace (Kerry Washington) he learns more about her bourgeois family than he's ready to know....

Very affecting movie

By stalepie30
Some hot women in this one. Everyone acted perfectly. I wish it hadn't of faded to black during that Three's Company part. It's hard to believe that fathers actually care that much about who their...

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By Movie Truth
First I want to commend Mr. Perry for showing Black People in a positive light on the big screen. The story was a feel good movie, one of lies, deception and feigning ignorance – standard family...

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By seldom go
YOU DO GET TO LAUGH SOMETIMES CANT SAY IT WAS THE BEST TYLER PERRY MOVIE IT WAS JUST OK , I WENT TO THE 7:10 SHOW ON A FRIDAY NIGHT ONLY 8 PEOPLE IN THE MOVIE JUDGE FOR YOURSELF...

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By thedoctor777
This film was a pleasant surprise. I really enjoyed it from start to finish. It has no cussing or nudity which was nice for a film these days. The acting was great and the storyline was realistic and...

Nice job by Tyler Perry

By bcjaguars
I enjoyed the movie. It was funny and reminded me of Sidney Poiter way back movie...Guess Who's Coming To Dinner...or a more recent version...Meet the Fockers. Kerry Washington is good as usual,...

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By rizat24
Rarely do I like to go see comedies ,but this one was funny. I caught myself laughing out loud a couple of times. I've seen movies with mostly black casts do their comedy with physical pranks. Not the...

Too FUNNY!!!

By nikoftimetravel
Tina Gordon Chism did an awesome job in her Directorial debut and Writing of the movie "Peeples"!!! Wow...I Laughed from Beginning to End (Literally)!!! I am so glad TP helped her with her first of...

Great

By msmia41
Even though this wasn't 100% work of Tyler Perry he still had his hand in this movie and we enjoyed it from beginning to end. Loved it, we laughed until it went off and even in the car. It is a must...

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Rated PG-13 | For Sexual content, drug material and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 13 & under Funny but formulaic comedy has some edgy content.
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