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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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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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At a budget of $12 million, the film is director Tim Story's smallest production since Barbershop (2002). Story had previously worked on the highly-expensive Fantastic Four (2005) films. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Cedric: What do you call the three rings of marriage? Engagement ring, wedding ring and suffering.
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Connections

Referenced in Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.97 (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

It's A Man's, Man's, Man's World
Written by James Brown and Betty Newsome
Performed by James Brown
Courtesy of Universal Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Ignore ratings, very good film!
14 September 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This film is much better than it's rating! Obviously it's not jammed full of amazing special effects and Oscar winning performances but it doesn't pretend to be either. The film is what it is a light hearted, feel good, comedy romance.

Strongly recommend watching if you're feel a little bored or want a movie to kill time with some great laughs provided by Kevin Hart.

The story line is a little predictable but no need to worry because the laughs make up for it. All I can say is just watch the film, you won't be disappointed, I'm certain you will be pleasantly surprised.

Great film 8/10 will be looking out for part 2 :)


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