Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls Synopsis
A poor mechanic and an attorney share an unexpected romance.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
This latest market-savvy bit of circuit preaching is less cartoonish than Perry's previous big-tent revival meetings.
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Austin Chronicle

Unflinchingly addressing issues of class and race, Perry juggles multiple plot lines and the result emerges as (dare I say?) a surprising...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Happily, Perry's strength as a filmmaker is that he genuinely loves his actors, and they love him back. What his movies lack in exposition...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Luke Sader
Daddy's Little Girls may be heavy-handed and drearily predictable, but it also should connect with its core audience as solidly as Perry's...
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TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
There are fewer laughs and more lectures -- but there's plenty of sass and soul in between.
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

Whether because of Madea's on-screen absence or the abilities of the two lead actors, Daddy's Little Girls is still a step up for Perry,...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
Given his built-in appeal, Perry has the opportunity to broaden the subject matter of so-called black movies. He takes a stab at it in...
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Perry shelves his crowd-pleasing Madea character and aspires for the impossible mix of 1950s social melodrama, gospel-inflected public...
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New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Billed as a comedy about a single dad with three girls, the movie is essentially another sudser about the plight of upscale black women in...
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Subtlety has never been Perry's strength, but his previous films balanced the sermonizing with good humor and sincerity. Perhaps next time,...
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Five Word Review

By redyeah
Sucks! NO Talent anywhere, ever!...

Grrrreat movie

By elijahluke
I saw this movie and my wife told me, "you better get this movie for me"....

Daddy's Little Girls

By movie_lover38
I thought the movie was great...

Daddy's little girls

You must go see this movie. I went and saw it on opening night and was totally blown away. It's great to see single fathers potrayed in such a good way. I loved the three girls in it also. I was soo...

A Strong Independent Woman Must See

By Brendettae
If you're a strong independent "dont need a man..." woman, you gotta see this movie. Dont miss your man b/c of your job title. Idris and Gabrielle did an awesome job!...

Tyler Perry Does It Again

By movieloversince_86
Daddy's Little Girl is definitely a "must see"! Besides the excellent choice of cast, this movie just really encaptured the audience. It was so real and relatable. For those who've been through, they...

Daddy's Little Girls

By richglo
Great film, good actors and great story....

Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls

By sexcgrl23
I thought the message in this movie was wonderful. It is so refreshing to see a Black man depicted as positive. It highlighted some the realities in the urban community. The main characters were...

Daddy's Little Girls

By 1fabulous_diva
Let me say this first: I LOVE TYLER PERRY!!! and will watch anything he produces. While the movie praises the hard-working black man (LOVE IT!) who takes care of his family (LOVE IT) and knows how to...

tyler perry's daddy's little girls

By ilikemovies2much
oh my god where do i start, this is a movie for all dad's to go and see, its also a great family movie as well. It was captivating, funny and emotional. Its a movie to watch over, and over....

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Rated PG-13 | For thematic material, drug and sexual content, some violence and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 14+ No Madea in mature Tyler Perry melodrama.
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