I Think I Love My Wife (2007)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  16 March 2007 (USA)
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A married man who daydreams about being with other women finds his will and morals tested after he's visited by the ex-mistress of his old friend.



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Brenda wears comfortable, cotton panties; Nikki wears sheer, lacy thongs. Richard Cooper is in the middle, with a good job in Manhattan, a house in the suburbs, and two cute children with Brenda, his intelligent, good-looking wife who's a teacher. But there's no sex in this seven-year marriage, so Richard's bored. Into the mix walks Nikki, a sexy, sassy, single friend he's not seen in years. Nikki has problems and finds a reason to stop at his office every day. He tries to help, they have some fun, and he doesn't mention Nikki to Brenda. His work and reputation suffer. Is he about to scratch the seven year itch? What choices does Richard have? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


In marriage no one can hear you scream.


Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

16 March 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

...kai apo do i gynaika mou  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$5,674,802 (USA) (16 March 2007)


$12,550,242 (USA) (25 May 2007)

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Did You Know?


Film reunites 'Chris Rock' and 'Kerry Washington' from where they played love interests in the film 'Bad Company(2002)'. See more »


Chris Rock's character took off his ring in the elevator before cheating, but when he sees his reflection in the mirror with the tie on his head, his ring is on his left hand. See more »


Richard Cooper: You know, some people say life is short and that you could get hit by a bus at any moment and that you have to live each day like it's your last. Bullshit. Life is long. You're probably not gonna get hit by a bus. And you're gonna have to live with the choices you make for the next fifty years.
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A typical middle class man faces a relatable crisis
22 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I wasn't going to comment until I saw all the negative and I thought unfair comments about this movie. I've always said that movies reviews often show what's going on inside us as much as what's went on on the screen. I for one was at first reluctant to see this movie because I thought Chris Rock's other movie attempts were juvenile. But when I read his announcement that this was his first "adult" movie, I became interested. I appreciated that this was a slice of life movie. I heard a complaint that there was no plot but since when does life present a neatly contrived plot? The movie represented a period out a man's life, a particularly rough patch in his marriage. It was exaggerated where it needed to be for comic effect, which for me, I'm happy to say was very successful, since most attempts at comedy leave me stone faced. In general both my boyfriend and I have discriminating tastes in movies. It's tough to surprise us, please us, make us laugh, while at the same time presenting a realistic life issue that makes one think. This movie did that. It wasn't strictly formula. My suggestion is to not automatically believe the negative reviews. Don't even take my review as gospel. But I think any movie that creates such divergent reactions deserves a look. I would suggest you definitely check it out and decide for yourself.

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