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Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls

By Cynthia Fuchs, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

No Madea in mature Tyler Perry melodrama.

Movie PG-13 2007 95 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 13+

A really great movie for older kids to watch.

I loved this movie. Yes, it may have some abuse involved, and drugs and alcohol. But it has one more thing in it, people seem to forget about. It has love in it. The daddy in the movie has the up most love for his kids, and later in the movie he falls in love with his lawyer. This movie overall was one of the best movies I have ever seen.
age 2+

perfect for all years of age.

Daddy’s Little Girls is one of a kind for sure. I think the whole plot is amazing. The detractor really new what he was doing and what he wanted. The picture and lighting was great. I also liked the actors. The actors were just right for the part or roles. They where so believably and had so much emotion in the movie it was amazing. I think that is why I liked the movie so much is because the actors took it serious and that’s really what you want in a actor. I would defiantly recommend it to everyone. I mean you could watch in with a friend, family, or even by yourself. I really enjoys it and cant wait to watch it again.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (3 ):

None of Tyler Perry's movies are subtle, but in DADDY'S LITTLE GIRLS, he makes the mistake of omitting his broadest invention: the wildly popular drag character Madea. Instead, this film digs into Perry's most melodramatic and stereotypical inclinations to date, exploring class conflicts, single parenting, and the horrible ways that drugs, violence, and gang-bangers affect regular folks in an Atlanta neighborhood.

A disappointingly outsized villain, Jenny fills up the space left by Madea -- only she's not as strong, entertaining, or even convincing as Perry's alter ego.

Movie Details

  • In theaters: February 14, 2007
  • On DVD or streaming: June 12, 2007
  • Cast: Gabrielle Union , Idris Elba , Louis Gossett Jr.
  • Director: Tyler Perry
  • Inclusion Information: Black directors, Female actors, Black actors
  • Studio: Lionsgate
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Run time: 95 minutes
  • MPAA rating: PG-13
  • MPAA explanation: thematic material, drug and sexual content, some violence and language
  • Last updated: June 19, 2023

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