Daddy's Little Girls Reviews

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February 1, 2012
Infinitely more captivating for its outrageous ungainliness than a great many more proficient filmmakers have ever been able to manage.
June 29, 2007
The cast is likable, and Perry makes good use of the Atlanta locations.
March 15, 2007
Perry's habit of reducing drama to verbal sermons is the main thing keeping his movies within the realm of daytime TV.
March 3, 2007
Love can transcend class lines; in Tyler Perry's universe, it also defies all rules of the legal system -- and logic.
February 25, 2007
...cardboard characters and awkward dialogue.
February 24, 2007
Jenny and Joe don't help to make a case for the "good men" and "strong women" they seem to oppose. They only drag everyone down.
February 23, 2007
Even when Perry doesn't dress up like a woman, he's pretty much a drag.
February 20, 2007
Come back, Madea, and bring your chainsaw.
February 20, 2007
The action bogs down in a torrent of clichés.
February 19, 2007
Cottage-industry independent filmmaker Tyler Perry fumbles with this family drama about Monty (Idris Elba), a salt-of-the-earth car mechanic and father of three girls trying to win a custody battle with his lowlife ex-wife.
February 19, 2007
A sorry excuse for filmmaking.
February 18, 2007
The movie reaches the heights of melodrama with narrative cliches that border on the surreal.
February 17, 2007
Tyler Perry, the man behind Madea's Family Reunion, is not a subtle filmmaker. But Perry's stories can be emotionally effective.
February 17, 2007
While its look at interclass romance among African-Americans and the struggles of a working-class single father is fresh and vital, the heavy-handed execution isn't.
February 16, 2007
Tyler Perry's latest conspicuously lacks his drag clad alter ego Madea %u2014 the star of his earlier hits Diary of a Mad Black Woman and Madea's Family Reunion %u2014 but it manages to be a drag nonetheless.
February 16, 2007
Perry enters into the arena of soap opera with a melodrama that often makes little sense, content to luxuriate in its heart-tugging suds without offering much in the way of logic.
February 16, 2007
Subtlety has never been Perry's strength, but his previous films balanced the sermonizing with good humor and sincerity. Perhaps next time, he'll ease up on the lectures, and bring back the love.
February 16, 2007
The lead actors make Perry's didacticism easier to take.
February 16, 2007
A game try, still, it's not all quite there,
February 16, 2007
The hamfistedness of Daddy's Little Girls ultimately shatters its charms.
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