Tyler Perry has done it again. Only this time, it is better than ever.  The talented writer, director, producer and star of "Boo! A Madea Halloween" says it is the funniest movie he has ever made. It was released in 2,260 theaters on October 21. It was expected to make $9.4 million the first day, but it made three times that amount with $27.6 million during its opening weekend.

For the second consecutive week, the movie remained the highest ranking film even though it made a lower amount than the first week.

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It still came close to its overall budget of $20 million with $16.7 million beating out Tom Hanks' "Inferno" that made $15 million in its opening weekend. Perhaps the success of "Boo! A Madea Halloween" was because of its timing with the actual day of Halloween being so close. The film ranked the third best opening for any of Perry's other films following “Madea Goes to Jail” in 2009 and “Madea’s Family Reunion” in 2006.

Madea is funny; not scary

The idea for the movie came about after it was mentioned in the 2014 Chris Rock's movie "Top Five." Two years later, Perry's Halloween movie became a reality.

The 103-minute film is advertised as a comedy horror, but it really doesn't scare people. Instead, it makes them laugh when seeing Tyler Perry playing three different parts. Of course, the main part is Mabel “Madea” Simmons whose name is in the film's title.

Madea's Halloween

Madea, played by Perry, gets a telephone call from her nephew Brian, also played by Perry, to come watch his 17-year-old daughter, Tiffany, while he is away for the weekend. He warned Madea that his disobedient daughter might try to sneak out of the house and attend a local fraternity Halloween party.

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And Tiffany did just that.

Madea crashes the party and the guests there try to scare her with their pranks. She runs away from ghosts, ghouls, zombies and other things people encounter on Halloween. Tyler used unknown young actors after finding them on YouTube. He recruited several social media stars to help him with his project, and so far they are laughing all the way to the bank.