Lionsgate Press Release: Madea's Witness Protection (DVD)

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    Madea is back in action as Lionsgate Home Entertainment releases Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection on Blu-ray Disc, DVD, Digital Download, On Demand and Pay-Per-View on October 23.The latest installment from the Madea franchise stars writer-producer-director Tyler Perry (Tyler Perry's Good Deeds, Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion) along with an all-star supporting cast including Eugene Levy (American Pie movies), Denise Richards (Wild Things), Doris Roberts (TV's "Everybody Loves Raymond"), Romeo Miller (Jumping the Broom), Tom Arnold (True Lies), John Amos (TV's "Good Times") and Marla Gibbs (TV's "The Jeffersons").

    As a Wall Street investment banker's world is turned upside-down when he finds out he has been set up in a mob Ponzi scheme, his family is forced into witness protection under the care of the outspoken Madea. The Blu-ray Disc and DVD are filled with hilarious bonus materials including numerous behind-the-scenes featurettes highlighting outrageous Madea moments, the comedy on set as well what it is like working with a multi-dimensional powerhouse like Tyler Perry. Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection will be available on Blu-ray Disc and DVD for the suggested retail price of $39.99 and $29.95, respectively.


    For years, George Needleman (Levy), the gentle CFO of a Wall Street investment bank, has been living with his head in the clouds. His frustrated second wife, Kate (Richards), has reached her limit taking care of his senile mother, Barbara (Roberts). His teenage daughter, Cindy (Danielle Campbell), is spoiled beyond hope and his twelve-year-old son, Howie (Devan Leos), wishes his father were around more. But George is finally forced to wake up when he learns that his firm, Lockwise Industries, has been operating a mob-backed Ponzi scheme - and that he's been set up as the fall guy, forcing him to be put under witness protection with his entire family in Madea's house down South.


    • "Tyler Perry: Multi Hats & Costumes" featurette

    • "Thank yer, Heller: Impersonating Madea" featurette

    • "The Needleman's" featurette

    • "Madea's Fun House" featurette

    • "Madea's Comedy Icons" featurette

    *Subject to change


    Year of Production: 2012

    Title Copyright:© 2012 Very Perry Films. All Rights Reserved.

    Type: Theatrical Release

    Rating: PG-13 for some crude sexual remarks and brief drug references

    Genre: Comedy, Urban

    DVD Closed Captioned:English SDH

    Subtitles: English and Spanish

    Blu-ray Format: 1080P High Definition 16x9 Widescreen (1.78:1)

    DVD Format: 16x9 Widescreen (1.78:1)

    Feature Running Time:115 minutes

    Blu-ray Audio Status:5.1 DTS HD Master Audio

    DVD Audio Status: 5.1 Dolby Digital

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