Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005)

"Time heals the heart. Faith heals the rest."Movie
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Diary of a Mad Black Woman
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Charles, an attorney, and Helen, his devoted wife, seemed to have everything – money, a beautiful mansion – the American Dream. However, as Helen prepares to celebrate their 18th wedding anniversary, her life takes an unexpected twist when she comes home to find her clothes packed up in a U-Haul van parked in the driveway. Charles is divorcing her and kicks her out. Helen moves in with her grandmother Madea, an old woman who doesn't take any lip from anyone. Madea helps Helen through these tough times by showing her what is really important in life. Helen is forced to rediscover love, life and religion on her pursuit for happiness.
DirectorDarren Grant

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Mabel "Madea" Simmons is a character created and portrayed by Tyler Perry. The character is a tough elderly black woman. Madea has appeared in several plays directed by, written by, and starring Tyler Perry, later appearing in films based on those plays.

Movie Details

Theatrical Release:February 25th, 2005
On DVD & Blu-ray:April 20th, 2004 - Buy DVD
Movie Budget:$5,500,000
Movie Box Office Gross:$50,652,203 (Worldwide)
Original Language:English
Executive Producers:Michael Paseornek, Tyler Perry
Production Companies:Diary of a Woman Inc., BET Films, Tyler Perry Studios, Lionsgate, Reuben Cannon Productions