Funnyman Craig Robinson stars in this meet-the-parents comedy as a child psychologist whose forced to use his skillset in unexpected ways when he travels to the Hamptons to ask his girlfriend's father for her hand in marriage. Kerry Washington and David Alan Grier co-star. Tina Gordon Chism directs. Tyler Perry produces.
It's about time Craig Robinson, who has long lent hilarious support in comedies like Pineapple Express and Hot Tub Time Machine got the spotlight! For more comedies starring painfully overlooked performers, give the movies below a spin!
Tyler Perry's Madea's Big Happy Family (2011) When her niece is facing some troubling health issues, super-grandma Madea gathers her whole family together to lend support, whether they like it or not. Lorretta Devine, Bow Wow, Cassi Davis, Shannon Kane, Lauren London, Rodney Perry, David Mann, Tamela Mann, and Isaiah Mustafa (of those hysterical Old Spice ads) co-star. Tyler Perry stars and directs.
35 and Ticking (2011) Stand-up comedian Kevin Hart has been stealing scenes since The Forty Year Old Virgin. Here he scores a starring role as one of four friends who go into panic mode realizing 35 is just around the corner. Together they plan to get the love, home, and families they thought they'd have by now. Tamala Jones, Nicole Ari Parker, and Keith Robinson star. Russ Parr directs.
Dysfunctional Friends (2011) This bittersweet ensemble dramedy centers on nine college friends who've lost touch over the years, but who are reunited at a mutual pal's funeral. His last wish is that all of them spend a week together to reconnect. This late friend sweetens the pot by offering his mansion as the renuinion venue, as well as a stake in his will if they do as he asks. Issues and old resentments soon arise, but can they make it through the week? Tatyana Ali, Stacy Keibler, Terrell Owens, Hosea Chanchez, and Stacey Dash co-star; Corey Grant directs.