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Tyler Perry's Diary of a Mad Black Woman - The Play (2002)
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Tyler Perry's Diary of a Mad Black Woman - The Play (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Before it was a movie, it was a theatrical phenomenon! When Helen learns that her husband is leaving her for her best friend, the women in her family are ready with advice. Her devout mother preaches strength and forgiveness, while her parolee grandmother shows up with a gun! Acclaimed African-American playwright Tyler Perry dares to mix sacred and secular humor with riotous results. Experience his most famous morality tale, now a major motion picture, in its original stage format...complete with live musical numbers!
Style: humorous, emotional, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: starting over, life turned upside down, human spirit, couples, family problems, breakup, crumbling marriage, human nature, dishonesty, hopes, couple relations, estate, women, black man, graphic violence, infidelity, disorder, bittersweet, unfulfillment, divorce, theater, forgiveness, live performance, african american protagonist, cross dressing ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Tyler Perry's Diary of a Mad Black Woman - The Play

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and sentimental films with plots about couples, family problems, unfulfillment, couple relations, crumbling marriage, family relations and human nature mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Tyler Perry's Diary of a Mad Black Woman - The Play: Why Did I Get Married Too? (2010), The Family That Preys (2008), Madea's Big Happy Family (2011), Mind the Gap (2004), The Details (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Charles McCarter and his wife Helen are about to celebrate their 18th-wedding anniversary when Helen comes home to find her clothes packed up in a U-Haul van parked in the driveway. Charles is divorcing Her. Helen moves in with her grandmother ...
Style: emotional, humorous, entertaining, inspirational, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: women, african american, life turned upside down, hopes, family problems, starting over, breakup, happy ending, cheating, gangsters, revenge, divorce ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: usa, florida
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Why Did I Get Married Too? (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Four couples reunite for their annual vacation in order to socialize and to spend time analyzing their marriages. Their intimate week in the Bahamas is disrupted by the arrival of an ex-husband determined to win back his recently remarried wife.
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, humorous, romantic
Audience: date night
Plot: crumbling marriage, battle of the sexes, friendship, family problems, couple relations, breakup, dishonesty, infidelity, lifestyle, unfulfillment, remarry, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: bahamas, usa
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29%
The Family That Preys (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Alice Pratt, a hard working Christian woman, raised her two daughters while managing a simple diner of her own. Her snobbish and arrogant daughter Andrea graduated in Economic Science and works in a construction corporation while her sister Pam ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: friendship, family relations, family business, family life, working class, dishonesty, human nature, rivalry, friends, couples, workplace intrigue, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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100%
Tyler Perry's Aunt Bam's Place - The Play (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: One weekend, Aunt Bam's nephew-in-law Stewart is granted a court-ordered visitation with his children. Although his new, much-younger wife Mona is a bundle of nerves, Stewart seizes the opportunity to reconnect with his children, whom he loves ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic, emotional
Plot: family relations, couples, family life, family problems, disorder, parents and children, strong female presence, dysfunctional family, couple relations, family gatherings, african american protagonist
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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25%
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Madea's Big Happy Family (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Shirley has important news for her family, but she has five grown children with different lifestyles and finds it difficult to get them and the kids all together. So in steps Madea, the Matriarch General, to put the family's life in perspective ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: eccentric family, family gatherings, family life, parents and children, family problems, siblings relations, black man, black cast, gangsters, large family, strong female presence, suburbs ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa
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24%
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Mind the Gap (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Five seemingly unrelated people decide to take huge risks in their personal lives in an effort to find happiness.
Style: semi serious, talky, humorous, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: starting over, lifestyle, human nature, family relations, couples, golden years, city life, introspection, single parent, crumbling marriage, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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21%
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The Details (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When a family of raccoons discover worms living underneath the sod in Jeff and Nealy's backyard, this pest problem begins a darkly comic and wild chain reaction of domestic tension, infidelity and murder.
Style: cynical, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, funny ...
Plot: infidelity, murder, raccoon, lifestyle, life turned upside down, family problems, society, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, couples, under the surface, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century
Place: seattle, usa
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21%
The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A commitment-phobic man reunites with his estranged, ailing father and comes to terms with his own childhood.
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: homecoming, hopes, couples, dysfunctional family, family problems, family life, eccentric family, couple relations, family relations, estrangement, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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A Madea Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: When a family meets for Christmas at their posh Cape Cod estate, family arguments and secrets cause a stir. It takes a real down-to-earth family - like Aunt Bam and the almighty Madea - to save this holiday.
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: christmas, family relations, family problems, farce, estate, family gatherings, family life, disorder, unfulfillment, eccentric family, parents and children, master and servant ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, massachusetts
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21%
Brooklyn Lobster (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Giorgio's Lobster Farm has been a tradition in Brooklyn for over 65 years. Manned by an eccentric crew and serving the best seafood in the state
Style: humorous, emotional, captivating, atmospheric, sentimental ...
Plot: family business, save the day, family relations, family problems, restaurant, working class, society, estrangement, siblings relations, family in crisis, bank, parents and children ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Marie and Bruce (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A day in the life of a couple trapped in a sadomasochistic relationship. When Marie decides to break up with Bruce, their conversation devolves into a torrent of foul-mouthed rippings and ferociously humorous musings on their marriage, love, hate ...
Style: cynical, realistic, humorous, semi serious, biting ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, introspection, crumbling marriage, family problems, unsupportive spouse, women, suspense, couples, city life, unfulfillment, couple relations, empire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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The Freebie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A couple hatches a highly dubious scheme to put the spark back in their marriage in this independent comedy drama. Annie (Katie Aselton) and Darren (Dax Shepard) have been married for seven years, and they love each other as much as the day they ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sincere, humorous, mumblecore ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, love affair, infidelity, sexual relations, couple relations, moral dilemma, human nature, love and romance, battle of the sexes, sex talk, polyamory, open marriage ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
If I Were You (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When a woman tries to outwit her husband's sexy young mistress, the unexpected consequences include starring as King Lear in a very amateur production - with the mistress, an aspiring actress, playing The Fool.
Style: witty, semi serious, touching, humorous, funny ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: partners, unlikely partners, life turned upside down, infidelity, family problems, sex addict, introspection, dishonesty, disorder, female friendship, winter, snow ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A marriage counselor's personal and professional life becomes complicated after she enters into a relationship with one of her clients.
Style: realistic, tense, serious, psychological, sentimental
Audience: adult
Plot: adultery, cheating wife, family problems, couples, moral dilemma, couple relations, life turned upside down, dysfunctional family, disorder, human nature, obsession, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
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20%
Madea's Big Happy Family The Play (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Shirley has important news for her family, but she has five grown children with different lifestyles and finds it difficult to get them and the kids all together. So in steps Madea, the Matriarch General, to put the family's life in perspective ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: eccentric family, family life, family gatherings, family problems, parents and children, strong female presence, suburbs, family relations, unfulfillment, siblings relations, terminal illness, african american protagonist ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Cleopatra (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A retired teacher and a soap star leave their routines and the men in their lives behind and embark on a weekend trip.
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, emotional ...
Plot: self discovery, fall in love, friendship, on the road, looking for love, human nature, introspection, best friends, hopes, parents and children, family business, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
An Unmarried Woman (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A wealthy woman from Manhattan's Upper East Side struggles to deal with her new identity and her sexuality after her husband of 16 years leaves her for a younger woman.
Style: sentimental, psychological, humorous, emotional, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: divorce, female nudity, midlife crisis, breakup, starting over, self discovery, mother daughter relationship, couple relations, betrayal, fall in love, marital separation, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Why Did I Get Married? (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The film is about the difficulty of maintaining a solid relationship in modern times. Eight married college friends plus one other non-friend (all of whom have achieved middle to upper class economic status) go to Colorado for their annual week-long ...
Style: melancholic, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: infidelity, friendship, crumbling marriage, introspection, couple relations, couples, family problems, dishonesty, battle of the sexes, human nature, intrigue, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 80s, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Main Aurr Mrs Khanna (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Three people, each having different aspirations from life, are caught in a tangle of emotions and don’t know the way out. There’s a husband and wife with love eroding from their life. And there’s a single, happy-go-lucky dude who falls in love ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, emotional, humorous
Plot: love triangle, hopes, starting over, love and romance, family problems, couples, unemployment, couple relations, fall in love, women, businessman, affair ...
Time: 21st century
Place: singapore, asia, australia, india, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Staying Alive (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Norway
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Marianne (34) discovers that her boyfriend Håkon is having an affair. Supported by her best friend's revenge tips and wisdom, Marianne stumbles into her new life where she discovers that coziness is overrated and having fun is what matters.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: breakup, couples, infidelity, hopes, strong female presence, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, extramarital affair, revenge, bittersweet, best friends, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Bastards of Young (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Welcome to adulthood! When two early-30s couples celebrate their last annual Halloween party in New York, they are confronted with sex, lies, and unspoken drama which tests their relationships and futures.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sincere
Plot: pregnancy, infidelity, couples, couple relations, friends, thirtysomething life, best friends, introspection, crumbling marriage, friendship, divorce, adultery ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Happy Hour (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in present day New York City, "Happy Hour" is a literate and often funny story of love and how to receive it. Tulley, a once-promising literary star now biding his time as an advertising copy editor, moves from cynicism to acceptance ...
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, love affair, going straight, redemption, lifestyle, once promising, dysfunctional family, addiction, parents and children, family in crisis, looking for love, terminal illness ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Duane Hopwood (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A down-on-his-luck divorced father struggles to get his life and family back together before it's too late.
Style: emotional, realistic, humorous, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, redemption, parents and children, down on your luck, addiction, couples, family problems, unfulfillment, hopes, breakup, husband wife relationship, divorce ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new jersey, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Our Precious Children (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 30 ans, l'âge des responsabilités... Martin s'apprête à partir en vacances avec sa femme Ariane et sa fille Cerise, 4 mois... C'est alors qu'il croise Constance, son ex, son amour de jeunesse, elle-même flanquée de deux ...
Style: humorous, sexy, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: love affair, crumbling marriage, family relations, couple relations, human nature, love and romance, family problems, couples, thirtysomething life, relationship vs career, lovers reunited, singleness ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Am I Beautiful? (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, semi serious, emotional, humorous
Plot: love of one's life, human nature, society, love and romance, unfulfillment, dishonesty, family problems, family relations, couples, couple relations, love affair, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, munich germany, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Last Day of Summer (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This unpredictable story follows an agitated fast-food employee, Joe, who's reached his breaking point from being harassed and tormented by his boss...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: kidnapping, vengeful fired employee, obnoxious boss, social misfits, confined, mentally unstable, bittersweet, friends, misfit, friendship, life turned upside down, workplace ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Helena from the Wedding (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Newlyweds Alex and Alice host a New Year's Eve party for their closest friends at a remote cabin in the mountains. However, when an unexpected guest shows up, the group's facades begin to crumble.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, light, sincere ...
Plot: newlyweds, divorce, couples, couple relations, bittersweet, friends, thirtysomething life, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, friendship, husband wife relationship, marriage ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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Me Again (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Things don't go as expected when a disenchanted pastor wishes for a different life.
Style: feel good, uplifting, semi serious, humorous, spiritual ...
Plot: christian, redemption, couples, self discovery, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, clergy, hopes, family problems, disorder, breakup, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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The Jimmy Show (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A failed New Jersey inventor embarks on a career as a standup comic, turns to drink, and labors to keep his family together.
Style: realistic, psychological, cynical, semi serious, gloomy
Plot: starting over, introspection, hopes, family problems, family in crisis, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, nothing goes right, workplace, down on your luck, stand up comedian, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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Hello Lonesome (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lonely since his wife left him and alienated from his daughter, a cantankerous voice-over artist strikes up an unlikely friendship with his regular deliveryman. Many suburbs away, an elderly widow loses her license to drive and turns to her wry ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, psychological ...
Plot: couples, friendship, couple relations, love and romance, friends, estrangement, unfulfillment, golden years, lifestyle, aging, loneliness, multiple storylines ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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18%