Acrimony

Synopsis: A faithful wife, tired of standing by her devious husband, is enraged when it becomes clear she has been betrayed.
Genre: Thriller
Director(s): Tyler Perry
Production: Lionsgate
 
IMDB:
5.4
Metacritic:
32
Rotten Tomatoes:
21%
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Year:
2018
120 min
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8,497 Views


mind now,

I have less than 24 hours

to finish my paper.

So, goodbye.

Well, your basis is way off

in the first four pages,

and the facts of the Spanish

American War are wrong.

And Professor Huff will

catch that in a second.

How do you

know that?

I took his class

last year.

I'm sorry for reading

your first pages.

I got an A

in his class.

I can help you

if you'd like.

MELINDA:
(GROANS) I was so

mad the first time I saw him

that I didn't even realize

how handsome he was.

Please?

He was beautiful.

Gotta give him that.

The devil sure knows

how to put a package together.

Standing in front of me

was all the things I loved.

He was dark, sexy.

(CHUCKLES)

- It was 1497.

- No!

Look, this is too

hard for me to remember.

Can we take a break?

I don't wanna talk

about this stuff anymore.

You don't have

much time.

It's too much, okay?

I'm on a brain overload.

(CHUCKLES)

So, let's talk

about you.

Those papers you needed,

what were they?

Tell me.

I think I've found a solution

to an age-old problem.

I'm creating a battery

that can recharge itself.

If it works, it can be used

in cars, homes, you name it.

And I'm gonna be so rich.

While saving the environment,

of course.

Of course.

(LAUGHS)

MELINDA:

He was so charming.

So slick.

I just wish to high heaven

someone would have said to me

right then and there,

"Girl, get up and run as fast

as you can

"because this man

will leave you devastated."

How'd you do?

Tell me.

But we studied.

Yo, I'm sorry.

Let me talk to Professor Huff.

Maybe we get you a make-up.

No. No, okay?

I mean, this is all

just a waste of money.

I can't keep

doing this to my mother.

To be honest

with you, I mean,

she was surprised

I was even going to school.

I wasn't as smart

as my sisters.

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Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry (born Emmitt Perry Jr.; September 13, 1969) is an American actor, playwright, and filmmaker. In 2011, Forbes listed him as the highest paid man in entertainment, earning $130 million USD between May 2010 and 2011.Perry created and performs the Madea character, a tough elderly black woman. Perry's films vary in style from orthodox filmmaking techniques to filmed productions of live stage plays. Perry is estimated to have earned around US$75 million by 2008. Many of Perry's stage-play films have been subsequently adapted as films. Perry wrote and produced many stage plays during the 1990s and early 2000s. Perry has developed several television series, most notably Tyler Perry's House of Payne, which ran for eight seasons on TBS from June 21, 2006, to August 10, 2012. On October 2, 2012, Perry struck an exclusive multi-year partnership with Oprah Winfrey and her Oprah Winfrey Network. The partnership was largely for the sake of bringing scripted television to the OWN, based on Perry's previous success in this area. Perry has created multiple scripted series for the network, The Haves and the Have Nots being its most successful. The Haves and the Have Nots has given OWN its highest ratings to date as of 2014, with the series also referred to as "one of OWN's biggest success stories with its weekly dose of soapy fun, filled with the typical betrayals, affairs, and manipulations." more…

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