Diary of a Mad Black Woman - The Play

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Overview

Experience the origins of playwright/actor Tyler Perry's number-one box-office smash in this filmed performance of the original stage hit. Featuring none other than Perry himself in the dual roles of Daddy Charles and Madea, this comic tale of love lost and life reclaimed is sure to warm the soul as it tickles your funny bone. When successful attorney Charles McCarter files for divorce from his wife, Helen, after a lengthy marriage so that he can marry another woman, Helen's hopes of continuing to live the ...
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Overview

Experience the origins of playwright/actor Tyler Perry's number-one box-office smash in this filmed performance of the original stage hit. Featuring none other than Perry himself in the dual roles of Daddy Charles and Madea, this comic tale of love lost and life reclaimed is sure to warm the soul as it tickles your funny bone. When successful attorney Charles McCarter files for divorce from his wife, Helen, after a lengthy marriage so that he can marry another woman, Helen's hopes of continuing to live the American dream are shattered. Though the devastation of her failed marriage leaves Helen doubtful about her future, a little help from reefer-loving, gun-toting granny Madea Perry goes a long way in raising her spirits and showing her that she has yet to enjoy the best years of her life.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; 4x3 full screen version; Newly remastered picture and audio; Introduction by Tyler Perry himself; Selected scene commentary with Tyler Perry; Photo gallery
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/26/2005
  • UPC: 031398186731
  • Original Release: 2001
  • Rating:

  • Source: Lions Gate
  • Region Code: 1
  • Time: 2:10:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 9,871

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Tyler Perry Daddy Charles, Madea
Technical Credits
Tyler Perry Director
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Diary of a Mad Black Woman: The Play
1. Pauline [4:05]
2. Girl Talk [4:52]
3. Mama Knows Best [4:45]
4. Not Happy [5:01]
5. Innocent Game of Cards [4:09]
6. Getting Old [5:26]
7. Caught Red-Handed [4:27]
8. Another Woman [4:13]
9. Package Arrives [4:39]
10. Daddy's Advice [3:31]
11. Bruised [3:42]
12. Anniversary [4:29]
13. Cry From the Heart [3:26]
14. He Owes [4:14]
15. A Lot of Nerve [4:40]
16. Believe [5:45]
17. Delivery Time [2:22]
18. Lesson Learned [5:14]
19. Welcome Home [3:55]
20. Payback [4:22]
21. Listen [1:29]
22. Shower [2:26]
23. Christ-Like [8:27]
24. Proposition [5:17]
25. Miracles Happen [4:00]
26. Two Can Play That Game [4:56]
27. Reconcile [7:46]
28. Credits/Cast Call [8:51]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Diary of a Mad Black Woman: The Play
   Play
   Scenes
   Subtitles
      English
      Spanish
      Subtitles Off
   Special Features
      DVD Introduction by Tyler Perry
      Behind the Scenes
      Madea Quiz
      Selected Scene Commentary
         Intro
         Card Game
         Meet Orlando
         Divorce
         Enter Madea
         Revenge
         Forgiveness
         Outtro/Intro to Parents
      Trailers
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Great Movie!!

    It's about time we saw BLACK love portrayed with such charm and compassion AND with such beautiful BLACK actors on the big screen! Thumbs up to Tyler Perry and the casting crew - a beautiful blend of great story telling and great acting. The story was very much like the stage play (but I like the ending of the movie better!) Madea was in rare form, but if you can understand the difference in stage acting and acting in front of the camera, you will find a great appreciation for both mediums - the stage play AND the movie. I hope Hollywood has taken note that Black Writers and Black Actors can contribute more in this arena than just movies of crime!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Great movie. Saw it three times

    If you need uplifting inspiration, this movie is it. The movie critics panned the movie but it was obvious they had no concept of black families or having a grandmother like in the movie. The music is inspiring too and the whole movie reminds us to look to God and he will help us heal and go on. Great movie.

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