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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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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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Comedy | Romance

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

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Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$91,547,205 (USA) (6 July 2012)
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Though the white male character of Bennett is profiled as white collar and frank about racial topics even when his comments may seem racially offensive, his wife is black. She is seen only briefly twice toward the end of the movie and she is the only female associated to any of the male characters who has no speaking lines. See more »

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Candace answers Michael's phone, "Michael Atwater's phone". His last name is Hanover. See more »

Quotes

Cedric: Mike, how old is your mom?
Michael: What?
Cedric: I'm not saying it like that. No, I am. I am. It's like that. Ms. Loretta, I'm ready for the rest of the tour!
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Seth MacFarlane/Frank Ocean (2012) See more »

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Cry For You
Written by DeVante DeGrate (as Donald DeGrate), Raymond E. Jones and Robert Jones
Performed by Jodeci
Courtesy of Geffen Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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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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