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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Teddy (as Michael K. Williams)
Jennifer (as Cassandra F. Freeman)
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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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Charles Stone III was originally slated to direct but dropped out of the project. See more »


When Richard comes home late after partying, he shuts the front door and the camera crew is visible in the reflection of the glass on the front door. See more »


Richard Cooper: When two people admit that they are attracted to each other, they are no longer in control. Their relationship has to play itself out. For better or for worse.
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Featured in Howard Stern on Demand: Chris Rock (2007) See more »


All Night Long
Lyrics by Chris Rock and Louis C.K.
Music by Marcus Miller
Performed by Chris Rock and Gina Torres
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Boring married life ... and then Temptation
3 June 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

... And, it's Chris Rock at center. The movie was amusing to watch. There are some good laugh-out-loud moments, but it was mostly interesting because of his edgy narration throughout the movie. We hear his inner thoughts and clever wit - and we wait to see if he (a married man) will eventually give in to the endless temptation of a female friend.

Here's the setup: Rock plays a banker who has an effectively empty marriage ... his wife is focused on raising their two kids and is at the point of shunning any kind of physical intimacy. Out of the blue, a female friend from his past shows up and is pretty much everything his wife is not ... he can never say 'no' to meeting her, but where is it leading? Watching Chris kind of narrate his thoughts and feelings was fun to watch. All the other characters are kind of 1-dimensional, but they are so well acted, they are interesting to watch.

Whether or not you're a Chris Rock fan, this movie is pretty good based on its own merits: it's funny and insightful.

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