Alice Pratt, a hard working Christian woman, raised her two daughters while managing a simple diner of her own. Her snobbish and arrogant daughter Andrea graduated in Economic Science and works in a construction corporation while her sister Pam stayed with Alice and worked in the diner. Andrea is married to construction worker Chris, who works in the same corporation as his wife but dreams of starting up his own business. However she is being unfaithful to him - with their boss William Cartwright. William is the son of Alice's best friend, the wealthy Charlotte Cartwright. While Alice travels with Charlotte on a road trip, the ambition and infidelity of William triggers a series of events that will affect relationships in both families.
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
In every family, there is good. And there is bad....
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12 September 2008 (USA)
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Also Known As:
Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys
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Opening Weekend USA: $17,381,218,
14 September 2008
Gross USA: $37,105,289
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $37,105,289
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
Alfre Woodard & Sanaa Lathan - who played mother & daughter respectively in this film - also played a mom/daughter duo in "Love & Basketball". See more
At the start of the film, it is Andrea's & Chris's wedding day. During the reception Andrea as a conversation with William about still having 5 mo. left of school before she completes her degree. He offers his business card with a possible position with the company. The next scene cuts to 4 years later, where Andrea's & Chris's (or Williams) son is running into the diner, who clearly looks more than 4 years old. See more
[after Charlotte has bought a vintage car
I've never seen you drive! Where's Morgan Freeman?
Shake That Thing
Written by Charlie 'Papa' Jackson
(as "Papa" Charlie Jackson)
Performed by Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Published by Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Inc. (ASCAP)
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