The Single Moms Club

Synopsis: When five struggling single moms put aside their differences to form a support group, they find inspiration and laughter in their new sisterhood, and help each other overcome the obstacles that stand in their way.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Director(s): Tyler Perry
Production: Lionsgate Films
  2 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
111 min


[Chattering ]

[ Man ] Your Honor, Mr. Massey is asking

for a drastic reduction...

in spousal support and child support.

Mrs. Massey has continued

to overspend and has not looked for work.

Here are her last month's financials.

I have three kids at home.

Mr. Massey's clientele

has weaned drastically...

since the collapse of the housing market.

He already gave her the house.


I get the picture, Counselor.

I'll take the matter under advisement.

We'll reconvene in three days,

and I'll give you my decision then.

- That's good.

- Great job, right?

- Yeah, I agree.

- It's looking good. it's looking real good.

- Is he going to win?

- I don't know.

What do you think?

Look, just remain calm, all right?

I'll get this straight.

You're gonna be late for your meeting

at your daughter's school.

Oh. Thank you. I forgot.


[ Man ] Well, Jan, we've been looking over

your performance reports...

over the past few months...

and compared to a few years ago...

they have declined by almost 40%.

Well, the publishing market

has changed dramatically.

We understand that,

but this decline is particularly based...

on a bit of a difference

we've noticed in your commitment.

I'm confused.

We want you to make partner.

But we're just not sure you have the time.

I'm here 9:
00 to 6:00 every day,

just like everyone else.

Yes. But as you know,

this job requires a lot more time than that.

Case in point...

you've looked at your watch several times

since you've been here.

Do you have somewhere to go?


Not for about 3O minutes anyway.

Oh. Let me guess.

An appointment with your daughter.

- Yes.

- Well, if that's the case...

you'd better go and take care of it.

We'll discuss this when you get back.

Go ahead.

Thank you.

- Your 11:
00 a.m. has been waiting.

- Oh, I forgot all about her.

[ Clears Throat]

This is May Miller.

- Oh!

- Jan Malkovitch.

- Hi. it's so nice to meet you.

- Nice to meet you.

Thank you for taking the time out today.

Um- I'm a writer.

I work for The Avonda/e Times.

I've been a writer for a really long time.

Um, I really appreciate you-

Oh, and you know what?

I found out a bit of interesting trivia.

Our kids actually go to the same school.


Your daughter's there. My son is there.

- I thought that was kind of cool.

- Oh. Interesting.

Well, urn, I'm actually short on time

because I have a parent-teacher conference.

So do I. With Principal Walters?

- Principal Walters, yes. Yes.

- Yes.

So do I. Interesting.

- Yeah, I'm supposed to be there at 12:00.

- Oh. So am I.

Let me just get right to the point then.

Um, this was great, but it's not for us.

We won't be publishing it. But thank you

so much for submitting it to us.

Well, do you think that you could, um,

maybe tell me what's wrong with it?

Uh, there's nothing wrong with it.

It's just the publishing houses I deal with

would never take it on.

Um, the subject matter

is a little off the grid.

- Is it too black?

- I never said that.

Well, you can say that, but I can't say that.

I would never say that again.

- So thank you.

- Oh, thank you.

Um- Okay, well, maybe you can point me

in the right direction.

Well, the elevators are to your right,

she'll validate your parking...

and thank you so much for stopping by.

[ Scoffs ]


[ Dogs Barking ]

Oh, my God! Baby, get up. Get up.

- Why? What's going on? - He does this

to me all the time. Veronica's here.

Veronica's here?

All right. Good. I can meet her. Let's go.

Meet her?

Are you crazy? You're naked.

Well, I'll get dressed.

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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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