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Famous for his psychological thriller movie, ‘Acrimony’, American actor and producer, Tyler Perry, is all out to thrill his fans again with his upcoming movie ‘A Fall From Grace, collaborating with Netflix.

‘A Fall From Grace’ tells the story of a divorcee Grace Waters, played by Crystal Fox, who in the adventures of her lonely life falls into a heated romance with a younger man. They eventually get married but Grace’s life takes a drastic turn afterwards.

The movie will be exclusive to Netflix from January 17th, 2020. It stars, Crystal Fox, Phylicia Rashad, Bresha Webb, Mehcad Brooks, Cicely Tyson, Adrian Pasdar, Matthew Law, Donovan Christie, Jr., Walter Fauntleroy, Angela Marie Rigsby, and Tyler Perry.

Will ‘A Fall From Grace’ overshoot the accolades awarded to ‘Acrimony’ or fall short of recommendations?  ( Cc folio.ng)

Watch the official trailer below:

The release of Acrimony in 2018 stirred so much controversy in the society as it assumed a pivot of virtually every discussion. Its storyline stirred so many lingering arguments among various groups, friends and couples, whereby each party became so opinionated about their allegiance to either Melinda (Taraji P. Henson) or Robert (Lyriq Bent) who were the main characters of the film.

Brief Plot of Acrimony:

When Melinda met Robert, she was sceptical of his charming nature, but couldn’t deny how attracted she was to him. Once they fell in love, Melinda moulded herself into everything he wanted her to be. She sacrificed for him, worked to support his grandiose dreams, and put up with him for better or for worse. Then, one day she realised that, after all, she had done, another woman was reaping the lavish rewards. That’s when Melinda lost it, and now she cannot let it go. ( Cc wikipedia.com)

Without dubiety, Acrimony was the most talked about film during the time of its release, grossing $46 million worldwide with a bone of contention, ‘Who is at fault?’. If you watched the film, you can relate too.

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Throwback Reviews Of Acrimony From Mutterers…

Femi Wager said:

“I feel that Mel was not reasonable enough. Although she was a support system at the trying phase of Roberts life all she needed to do was trust a little more. How can we say they have been married for several years and she couldn’t forget an act done a long time before marriage? Definitely, she didn’t trust him enough.

He had his flaws alright, but we all do. He was from the streets, he played his cards like a typical dude from the streets but he acknowledged that he owed her everything. How would you explain the ten million dollars? This dude wanted so bad to reconcile things but she had already concluded about him before he even repented- that’s even if he did anything in the first place.

If she was so wonderful like people claim she is, why take him to court after the deal worked out? He was fair. What was she expecting when she went to his house? The lady was there for him at the time when help was fundamental. Most times with help, it is not about when you did it. It is about at what point you did it. The other lady was there for him, up to the point when his deal clicked and he was meant to leave her like that? Haha. I don’t think so”.

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Oluseyi Vandy said:

“The cause of the problem is in the title itself is money.

If Robert didn’t become wealthy, Mel would have gotten over it. She was just mental.

Like 10 mil comes chop?

Honestly, your divorce argument doesn’t count cause he knew he’d never win when she came with her sister that hates him. Nothing he could do or say to her there that would’ve saved the marriage and she admitted in her monologue when she said: “The funny thing is I believed him then I felt sorry for him”.

The truth is what he was trying to invent was history groundbreaking and yes he should’ve been there for her but the truth was he cared for her not loved her.

Like every great inventor that is building something revolutionary they never have time for anything else; all them Albert Einstein Nikolas tesla they normally have someone funding them so he just used her and yes he was a con but to a large extent that breakup broke him at least her stopping to believe in him cause no one else did

She could’ve still had access to him if she got over it and not snapped they could’ve ended amicably and been good friends but like the therapist said she didn’t want to accept any blame cause they both were at fault”.

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Some of the cast from Acrimony

Grace Nwaobilor said:

“I just saw the movie Acrimony and this question comes to my head, How will you feel if the same person your partner told you not to worry about with the line ‘she/he is just a friend or I don’t feel anything for her’ ends up being with your partner after you guys are no more together? Bad, right?

I guess that was how Mel felt, the same person she caught her man cheating on her with, the same person’s purse that led to her divorce and then the same person ends up with her man with a much better condition of life than she had with him.

Or in a different light, she was just a jealous psycho who was just after him because of how successful he had become or was surprised and bitter that something good could come out of him and she wasn’t the cause neither would she be there to enjoy it with him.

I guess, if he had just kept working in the kitchen washing dishes she would care less if he was together with Diana. In all, she was a psycho for love😁”

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Meet Tyler Perry, filmmaker of ‘A Fall From Grace’ and ‘Acrimony’

It’s two days before the release of ‘A Fall From Grace’, judging by its trailer, and bearing in mind two themes common to both films, love and betrayal, do you think it will be as successful or surpass ‘Acrimony‘s’ rating?