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Diary of a Mad Black Woman

When Helen Mc Carter (Kimberly Elise) is thrown out of her own home by her two-timing husband Charles (Steve Harris), she's not just mad-- she's also determined to get even. The movie is based on Tyler Perry's stage play of the same name, and features the author in several roles, including Grandma Madea and Great Uncle Joe. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C-
Violence: C
Sexual Content: C
Language: C-
Drugs/Alcohol: D
Run Time: 116
Theater Release: 10 Mar 2005
Video Release: 28 Jun 2005
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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In Down in the Delta, a young single mother finds the courage and strength to change her life for the better when her mother sends her to live with her Uncle Earl. As well as playing the role of Helen, Kimberly Elise stars in John Q as the wife of a man who takes hostages in an emergency room in order to get treatment for his child.

Home Video Extra Features

Lions Gate Home Entertainment lets you crack open this diary on DVD, with Closed Captioning and Dolby Digital audio tracks.

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