Diary of a Mad Black Woman - The Movie

Diary of a Mad Black Woman - The Movie

Kimberly Elise
Director: Darren Grant Cast: Kimberly Elise
Kimberly Elise
, Steve Harris
Steve Harris
, Shemar Moore
Shemar Moore
Darren Grant

DVD (Wide Screen)

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Overview

A woman has to learn how to love and trust men all over again in this comedy drama. Helen McCarter (Kimberly Elise) would seem to have it all -- she's been married for 18 years to Charles (Steve Harris), and over the course of their time together, he's become one of Atlanta's most successful attorneys. But despite wealth and prestige, things are not as they should be at the McCarter home, and on their anniversary, Charles drops a bombshell on Helen -- he's divorcing her for another woman. Escorted out of the house with nowhere to go, Helen moves in with her grandmother Madea (Tyler Perry), a sassy woman with no shortage of opinions and a gun that she's not afraid to use. As Madea helps Helen get back on her feet emotionally, the divorcée makes the acquaintance of Orlando (Shemar Moore), a handsome man who is obviously attracted to her. But after her experiences with Charles, Helen isn't sure if she's ready to trust a man again. Diary of a Mad Black Woman was adapted from the popular stage play by Tyler Perry, who also plays several roles in the film, most prominently Madea; it marked the first feature-film credit for successful music video director Darren R. Grant.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/28/2005
UPC: 0031398175568
Original Release: 2005
Rating: PG-13
Source: Lions Gate
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Time: 1:56:00
Sales rank: 6,812

Special Features

Closed Caption; Widescreen version; 5.1 Dolby Digital; 2.0 Dolby Digital; Reflections on Diary; Outtakes; Tyler Perry commentary; Making of Diary featurette; Who's Tyler Perry featurette; You Can Do It... It's Electric; Tyler Perry Collection trailer; English and Spanish subtitles; Trailers

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Kimberly Elise Helen
Steve Harris Charles McCarter
Shemar Moore Orlando
Tamara Taylor Debrah
Lisa Marcos Brenda
Tiffany Evans Tiffany
Cicely Tyson Myrtle
Tyler Perry Brian,Joe,Madea
Terrell Carter Reverend Carter
Carole Mitchell-Leon Mildred
Avery Knight BJ
Vickie Eng Christina
Gary Sturgis Jamison
Bart Hansard Guard
Chandra Currelley-Young Chandra
Sho Dixon Child
Tamala J. Mann Cora
Ric Reitz D.A.
Lauren Mitchell Doctor
Mike Pniewski Foreman
Wilbur Fitzgerald Judge
L. Warren Young Judge
Judge Mablean Ephriam Judge Ephriam
Tony Vaughn Juror
E. Roger Mitchell Kalvin
Cedric Pendleton Max
Richard Reed Bailiff
Joe Washington Reporter
Kate Donadio Secretary
Crystal Porter Woman
Ryan Gentles Bartender
Ronnie Garrett Band Member
Marcus Williams Band Member #2
Earl Fleming Band Member #3
Christian Keyes Man Proposing
Brian Andrews Drums
Darrell Freeman Bass
Pat Bergeson Guitar
Philip Gough Guitar
Yvette Devereaux Violin Solos,Conductor
John Forbes Keyboards

Technical Credits
Darren Grant Director
Shay Bentley-Griffin Casting
Roger Bobb Asst. Director
Robbie Bolick Art Director
Reuben Cannon Casting,Producer
David Claessen Cinematographer
John Dellaverson Executive Producer
Pamela Green Producer
Jim Hawkins Sound Mixer,Sound/Sound Designer
Joel C. High Musical Direction/Supervision
Robert L. Johnson Executive Producer
Spencer Johnson Sound Editor
Camara Kambon Musical Direction/Supervision
Keith G. Lewis Costumes/Costume Designer
Ina Mayhew Production Designer
David Andrew Nash Stunts
Jay Nierenberg Sound/Sound Designer
Todd A. Niesen Sound Editor
Michael Paseornek Executive Producer
Tyler Perry Score Composer,Songwriter,Producer,Screenwriter
Stuart Provine Sound Editor
Elvin D. Ross Score Composer,Songwriter
Terilyn A. Shropshire Editor
Derrick Simmons Stunts
Michelle Leigh Thompson Stunts
David Thompson Camera Operator
Mike Upton Co-producer
Kim Williams Casting

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Attorney of the Year [8:35]
2. After Eighteen Years [7:38]
3. He Owes You [4:37]
4. "I Ain't Afraid of No Po-Po" [8:33]
5. Barbeque [7:28]
6. Life Goes On [9:16]
7. Finding Myself [6:41]
8. Chandra's [7:19]
9. If God Was One of Us [9:09]
10. Between Two Men [10:36]
11. Taking Care of Charles [7:52]
12. "She's Beatin' the Hell Outta Him" [8:10]
13. "I'm Sorry" [5:18]
14. "The Doors of the Church Are Open" [4:48]
15. Sunday Dinner [2:22]
16. "Ask Me Again" [8:16]

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