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.
 
IMDB:
5.3
Metacritic:
31
Rotten Tomatoes:
19%
PG-13
Year:
2014
111 min
$15,986,272
Website
919 Views


1

[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.

[Judge]

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.

Good-bye.

[ 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?

No.

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.

Merryville.

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 ]

Wow.

[ 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.

I don't have a problem getting dressed.

- Baby, go. Go, go, go. Get dressed.

- Wait, wait, wait.

What's going on with you?

Are you crazy?

- Take your socks! - We can get up

and we can have breakfast together.

- Breakfast? - I can say hi to her

and we can get to meet each other.

- Come on.

- Wait, wait, wait.

- Come on!

- I'm trying to leave, but- [ Muttering ]

Baby Hu

' God?' up'

This thing won't open!

- Baby, I'm so sorry.

- No, I'm going.

Put it on! Put it on!

[ Doorbell Ringing ]

I found it.

- Give me a kiss.

- All right, honey. Bye.

- It doesn't have to be this way.

- Baby, I'm so sorry. I'll make it up to you.

[ Doorbell Ringing ]

I'll be at the restaurant tonight.

Okay, baby. I'll see you tonight. Okay?

- [ Sighs 1

" [ Knocking ]

[ Knocking ]

What took you so long?

[ Exhales]

I was sleeping.

It's almost noon.

- What are you looking at?

- My house.

Your house? What are you doing here,

and where's Veronica?

She's still at school, but I needed to tell you

that I can't make the conference.

- You're gonna have to go. - When it's

time for you to discipline her, you leave.

Get dressed.

You've got to be there in half hour.

Next time call before you come over too.

What fun would that be?

[ Sighs ]

[ May Groans ]

Kick me when I'm down.

[ Sighs ]

Okay, positive, negative-

[ Exhales]

Just breathe, May.

Breathe. You got this.

Hey.

- Oh, hi. Can you help me?

- Yeah. Yeah.

Please. I- I think my battery's dead.

The car's been cutting off all day.

I don't really know what's going on.

Oh, no, the battery's not dead.

This is loose.

- Oh.

- Yeah.

Why don't you try it?

- Really?

- Yeah.

Oh, my gosh, thank you. You have no idea.

I'm late for my son's school.

I have a meeting.

Where you want these?

Just throw them in the backseat is fine.

- [ Engine Starts]

- Thank you. What's your name?

TK. You should get somebody

to tighten it up, and then-

And your purse is on top of the ca-

[Tires Squealing ]

- How you Gem"?

- Thank you.

- Can I get you more coffee?

- Sure. Okay.

Hey, Lytia

How's the most beautiful girl

in the city-ya?

Ooh, I like the way

that apron wraps around your titty-ya

Hey, Branson.

Stop wastin' my time. What do you want?

- I want a date with you.

- I don't like you!

[Silverware Clattering ]

All right. Ain't gonna never happen.

You don't have to be all mean about it.

What y'all laughin' at? Make your eggs.

Uh, where you goin'?

Told you I've got to go

to my son's school today.

And I told you I need you on the oor.

It's the lunch rush.

I know, but I have to go.

You actin' like you don't want this job.

Look, I'll make it up to you, okay?

I'll work a double.

Got to get my kids to my sister's-

Oh, hell! That's the bus!

Come on, babies!

Come on! Come on! Wait! Wait! Wait!

Wait! Wait! Baby- Wait!

Wait! Wait a minute!

You know you see me runnin'!

- [ Sighs ] Come on, babies.

- You need a ride?

You know I need a ride.

Okay. Come on. I'll take you.

[Chattering ]

[ School Bell Ringing ]

One, two, three, four-

We seem to be missing a parent...

so maybe we'll wait just a few more moments.

I'm really tight on time,

so can we just get to the meeting?

Right. If I ain't got

a car and I can get here...

these people with cars can get here.

Uh- Uh- Certainly.

I'm Principal Walters.

I've met all of you,

but I'm not sure if you've met each other.

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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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