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Four friends conspire to turn the tables on their women when they discover the ladies have been using Steve Harvey's relationship advice against them.

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Four women have given up on getting their men to do what they want until they find a how to book written by Steve Harvey. They start using his advice about relationships, and their men start falling in line, until the men discover what the women have been doing, then the war is on. Written by Douglas Young (the-movie-guy)

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Let the mind games begin.

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content, some crude humor, and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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20 April 2012 (USA)  »

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Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)

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$33,636,303 (USA) (20 April 2012)

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$91,547,205 (USA) (6 July 2012)
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Romany Malco began his career as a recording artist with the rap group College Boyz who had a #1 hit, "Victim Of The Ghetto". See more »

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When Michael (Terrence Jenkins) goes to kiss Candace (Regina Hall) after their date, Candace has shoulder-length hair, but when the camera angle changes, Candace's hair is shorter and up to her neck, then back to long again. See more »

Quotes

Jeremy: I want to be your wife and I want you to be my husband... so bad... so... Will you marry me?
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References Baywatch (1989) See more »

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I Can't Get Next To You
Written by Barrett Strong and Norman Whitfield
Performed by Al Green
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Predicable but well executed.
13 August 2012 | by (Nairobi, Kenya) – See all my reviews

There are ups and downs to this flick. The story is interesting and unique. The cast is beautiful, the emotions are spot-on all through the film. Another plus is the humor. Every character has a situation that we can all relate to. A momma's boy, a player, a divorcée... All characters that we have interacted with at one point.

Kevin Hart does an exceptional job and he stands above the rest of the cast. The downer is the last quarter of the movie. It gets too sappy for a dude. The resolutions of the relationships become way too predictable. I mean, it's predictable down to the actual words spoken by the couples.

That aside, this is a movie suitable for a night in with your girl, or a date. It will set your chic in the mood :-) A better than average movie, and still worth your money.


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