Legal Drama: Movies That Were Subject to Lawsuits

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  • Laurence Fishburne
  • Zoe Saldana
  • Tyler Perry
  • Will Smith
  • Rihanna
  • Eddie Murphy, Martin Lawrence
  • Morgan Freeman
  • Mike Tyson
  • Queen Latifah
  • Denzel Washington

Madea Goes to Jail

You would think praising Jesus would be above copyright protection, but Tyler Perry knows better. The filmmaker was sued by the family of deceased gospel singer Bertha James for allegedly "lifting" an entire verse of James' song "When I Think of the Goodness of Jesus" in his film Madea Goes to Jail. You gotta wonder, WWJD? 

(Photo: Courtesy Lionsgate)

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