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Think Like a Man (2012)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 20 April 2012 (USA)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael (as Terrence J)


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.


Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

20 April 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man  »

Box Office


$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


$91,547,205 (USA) (6 July 2012)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


From their first interaction, it's established that Michael (Terrence Jenkins) is younger than Candace (Regina Hall), but likely no more than 4 years younger, seeing as they attended high school at the same time, with Candace graduating first. In real life, Jenkins is 11 years younger than Hall, who were 30 and 41 respectively when the movie was released. See more »


When Mya is with her friend in the coffee shop, the scene starts with a closeup to her hand holding her cellphone. However this hand, with clear nails, is not her hand as revealed in the immediate shot after, with purple nails. See more »


Lauren: There is no such thing as a perfect man.
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Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.122 (2012) See more »


Love In Motion
Written by Sebastian Akchoté and Andrew M. Cohen
Performed by Sebastian Akchoté (as Sebastian) featuring Mayer Hawthorne
Courtesy of Ed Banger Records
Under license from Because Music
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User Reviews

Much better then I expected and one of the few chick-flicks that I really enjoyed. Very funny and good date movie. I say A-
23 August 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"There is no such thing as a perfect man." Four male friends think they have it made. The all have great girlfriends who make them happy. Four female friends all think that they have the worst relationship. When Steve Harvey writes a book for women about how they should act the tables in the relationship turn. The men think they find an answer, but like most everything we do that backfires. I have to admit that I am not usually a fan of these types of movies. Without sounding racist I am not a fan of the Tyler Perry movies (even though this isn't one) and this just looked way to girly for me. I can't believe how wrong I was. While the movie is formulaic and predictable it is still very funny and really entertaining. There were a few parts in this that I laughed really hard at and when it was over I couldn't believe how much I enjoyed it. While this is, and should be, considered a chick-flick this is one of the "girl movies" that I liked and I think most men will like it too. Don't base you seeing this or not off of past movies like this. This is much better then I expected. Overall, very funny and much better then I expected. I surprisingly give this an A-...I know.

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