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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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Diary of a Mad Black Woman is rated PG-13: for drug content, thematic elements, crude sexual references and some violence.

Director: Darren Grant
Cast: Kimberly ELise, Steve Harris, Tyler Perry
Studio: 2005 Lions Gate Films

Detailed Review

Life in the mansion on the hill appears to be perfect for Charles McCarter (Steve Harris) and his wife Helen (Kimberly Elise). He's just been honored as one… 
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Although forgiveness is an important message in this film, do you believe Helen… 
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