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I Think I Love My Wife (2007)

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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)
Stephen A. Smith ...
Milan Howard ...


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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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The film's tagline, 'In Marriage, No One Can Hear You Scream', is a play on the tagline for Alien (1979), which was, 'In Space, No One Can Hear You Scream'. See more »


In the scene where Richard and Nikki are in Teddy's (Nikki's ex-boyfriend) apartment retrieving her belongings, Richard and Nikki begin singing Biz Markie's Just a Friend as she zips up her sweater but when Teddy arrives at the apartment her sweater is unzipped. As the camera continues back and forth, the sweater goes from fully zipped to half zipped to fully unzipped and back. 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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References The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) See more »


Don't Know Why I Love You
Written by Stevie Wonder, Lula Mae Hardaway, Paul Rise and Don Hunter
Performed by The Brand New Heavies
Courtesy of Delicious Vinyl
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Enjoyable Comedy!...Absolutely LOVED It!
26 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This romantic comedy was different. For once, I was not able to predict the outcome of the situation nor the ending. I really enjoyed the movie. The character of Richard Cooper is believable and the issue that is presented is realistic, esp. in America. It deals with the temptation to cheat. And even focuses on the ancient issue of whether or not men and women can have a platonic relationship. As well as the question: Is this marriage going to work or stand the test of time or temptation? It definitely is a movie for adults esp. couples. I laughed the entire time. I give Chris Rock two thumbs WAY UP & mad KUDOS...I Absolutely LOVED It!

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