5 Reasons Not to Write Off Tyler Perry's Latest

If you're not a fan of the director, don't worry. Temptation is different.

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Tyler Perry's Temptation (Lionsgate)

(The Root) -- If you haven't seen Tyler Perry's Temptation, consider this an official semi-spoiler alert. The director -- whose alter ego is an elderly female criminal -- put silly shenanigans on the back burner this time around to deliver a more serious, even tragic, film that is worth the price of admission.

Of course, you'll determine whether or not the movie deserves the stamp of approval if you go see it for yourself, but here are five reasons not to instantly remove this flick from your box office queue, even if Perry isn't usually your cup of tea.

1. Kim Kardashian isn't all that relevant.

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