Diary of a Mad Black Woman

Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005)

14 mistakes

Continuity mistake: As Helen enters the bar where she breaks off her relationship with Orlando, we see Orlando finish his drink, yet when he places the glass on the counter, it has noticeable amount of liquid left.

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Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where the piano collapses, after Madea's chainsaw rampage, you can see the wire that pulls the piano apart.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Helen wheel-chair pushes Charles to the bathroom for his first bath, she dumps him in the tub and we see water covering his clothes, yet in the next shot, Charles' left pants leg appears dry.

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Continuity mistake: When Helen first throws the water on Orlando they show his shirt soaking wet, the very next shot it is dry with just a few drops of water on it.

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Continuity mistake: When Madea sits down to rest after she and Helen destroy the closet, the clothes hanging to the left of Madea change.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Helen and Madea are in court, the gavel appears on and off the bench repeatedly.

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Continuity mistake: In the close shots of Charles in the bathtub there are little bubbles floating into his mouth, then in the long shots the bubbles are gone.

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Continuity mistake: At the cook out Brian introduces Helen as his kids' aunt, but introduces her as his cousin to Orlando.

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Continuity mistake: When Helen dumps Charles in the bath tub, his shirt sleeve is a short one. When they cut to above the tub, it is like a muscle shirt. Once they cut back down to him, it is a short sleeve again. It could be the same shirt that rose up during the fall, but how did it get back down? Charles is paralyzed and Helen is on the side of the tub.

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Continuity mistake: When Helen is eating the salad, all she has on her plate is salad, nothing in her hands but the fork. The shot cuts to Charles then back to Helen, who now has what looks like bread on her plate.

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Continuity mistake: The morning after Charles puts Helen out, Helen is sleeping on Madea's couch. From the distance shot she has her head straight up towards the ceiling. But when it cuts to a close up, she now has her head to the side towards the back of the couch.

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Continuity mistake: When Helen goes to Orlando to accept his proposal at the end of the movie, at first his hands are dirty, but when he puts his hands on Helen's face they are completely clean.

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Factual error: When Helen is leaving church, she says it's April 25th. In the movie, the year is 2003 (you can tell because she writes dates in her diary). April 25th in 2003 was actually Friday not Sunday.

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Continuity mistake: When Mady is trying to take off her ankle monitor, she puts the butter and knife in her purse, however, as the shot jumps from her to Brian, the butter can be seen on the table, then gone again.

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