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Release Date:
20 April 2012 (USA) See more »
Let the mind games begin.
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. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Michael Ealy ... Dominic

Jerry Ferrara ... Jeremy

Meagan Good ... Mya

Regina Hall ... Candace

Kevin Hart ... Cedric

Taraji P. Henson ... Lauren

Terrence Jenkins ... Michael (as Terrence J)

Jenifer Lewis ... Loretta

Romany Malco ... Zeke

Gary Owen ... Bennett

Gabrielle Union ... Kristen

La La Anthony ... Sonia

Chris Brown ... Alex

Wendy Williams ... Gail

Sherri Shepherd ... Vicki

Caleel Harris ... Duke

Arielle Kebbel ... Gina

Steve Harvey ... Himself

J. Anthony Brown ... Mr. Johnson
Thomas Miles ... Dominique (as Tommy Miles)

Sharon Brathwaite-Sanders ... Nija

Angela Elayne Gibbs ... Candace's Mom (as Angela Gibbs)

Tony Rock ... Xavier
Bruce Bruce ... Chubby Man

Tika Sumpter ... Dominic's Girlfriend

Brent Bailey ... Waiter

Matt Hish ... Restuarant Chef Owner

Omar Leyva ... Sal

Dennis Nollette ... Business Man
Chrisanne Eastwood ... Shayla

Jessica Camacho ... Melissa

J.B. Smoove ... Bartender

Luenell ... Aunt Winnie

Melyssa Ford ... Sleepy Girl
Gwen Yeager ... Dramatic Woman

Andrew Roffe ... Frat Guy

Keri Hilson ... Heather

Noah Longo ... Enthusiastic Man

Bunnie Rivera ... Latina Soccer Mom

Teria Birlon ... Cashier

Peter Arpesella ... Francois Desinger

Kelly Rowland ... Brenda
Danny Vola ... Coffee Shop Singer
Jamie Foster Brown ... Aunt Winnie's Friend

William Packer ... Man in Bathroom

Austin MacKinnon ... Bookstore Patron

Ron Artest ... Himself

Matt Barnes ... Himself
Shannon Brown ... Himself
Rasual Butler ... Himself
Darren Collison ... Himself

Lisa Leslie ... Herself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Grace Baine ... Soccer Mom

Tara Beaulieu ... Sally

Morris Chestnut ... James

Claude Knowlton ... Nico
BreeAnna Marie ... TV Show Member

Andrew Ryan ... Frat Friend

Victoria L. Turner ... Single Mom

Claire Bronson ... Red Headed Woman (uncredited)

Leo Georgallis ... Bar Patron (uncredited)

Doris Morgado ... Cindy (uncredited)
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Directed by
Tim Story 
Writing credits
Keith Merryman (screenplay) &
David A. Newman (screenplay)

Steve Harvey (book "Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man")

Produced by
Glenn S. Gainor .... executive producer
Rob Hardy .... executive producer
Steve Harvey .... executive producer
Rushion McDonald .... executive producer
William Packer .... producer
Original Music by
Christopher Lennertz 
Marcus Miller 
Cinematography by
Larry Blanford 
Film Editing by
Peter S. Elliot 
Casting by
Kim Hardin 
Production Design by
Chris Cornwell 
Art Direction by
Charlie Campbell 
Set Decoration by
Beth Wooke 
Costume Design by
Salvador Pérez Jr. 
Makeup Department
Debra Denson .... makeup department head
Bret Mayo .... key hair stylist
Beverly Jo Pryor .... key makeup artist
Production Management
Glenn S. Gainor .... unit production manager
James Lopez .... executive in charge of production
Valerie Bleth Sharp .... production supervisor
Scott Strauss .... executive in charge of production
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Rachel Caproni .... second assistant director: day player
Steve Danton .... first assistant director
Janell M. Sammelman .... second assistant director
Marvin Williams .... second second assistant director
Art Department
Laine Abramson .... buyer
Michael Keith Aleshire-Rezendez .... co-leadman
Gregory F Anderson .... art department assistant
Aaron Kaleo Carter .... set dresser
Gabriel Chrislock .... set dresser
Michael D'Imperio .... assistant property master
Daphne Hayes .... property master
Regina Hermosillo .... art department coordinator
Karen Higgins .... construction coordinator
John Paul 'J.P.' Jones .... property master
Michael F. Loomer .... set dresser
Christopher Morente .... on-set greens foreman
Troy Myers .... leadman
Curtis Rogers .... set dresser
Jason Vanover .... key greensman
Korey Washington .... production designer: second unit
Dalton Cole Young .... on set dresser
Sound Department
Michael J. Benavente .... supervising sound editor
Mark DeSimone .... adr mixer: New York
Susan Dudeck .... dialogue editor
David Giammarco .... sound re-recording mixer
Robin Harlan .... foley artist
Shawn Holden .... sound mixer
Justin Kaupp .... adr recordist
Martin Lopez .... sound effects editor
Paul Massey .... sound re-recording mixer
Charles Maynes .... sound effects editor
Sarah Monat .... foley artist
Daniel Pagan .... sound effects editor
Jay Petach .... adr recordist: Cincinnati
Rocky Quiroz .... sound utility
David Raymond .... boom operator
Lynn Sable .... assistant sound editor
Ric Schnupp .... adr recordist
Randy Singer .... foley mixer
Pomann Sound .... adr recordist
Jon Tendrich .... boom operator (pickups)
Special Effects by
Tommy Frazier .... special effects supervisor
Visual Effects by
Graeme Baitz .... digital compositor: Zoic Studios
Raoul Bolognini .... visual effects producer
Joey Bonander .... visual effects producer
Kristen Branan .... head of production: Zoic Studios
Andrew G. Cox .... visual effects coordinator
Jesse Morrow .... visual effects artist
Rocco Passionino .... visual effects supervisor
Michael Plotnikov .... roto/paint artist
Nicole Randall .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Jason Apperson .... lighting technician
Keith Batchelor .... lighting technician
Stephanie Choi .... lighting technician
Trey Clinesmith .... steadicam operator
Doug Cowden .... key grip
Danny Durr .... lighting technician
Christopher Duskin .... camera operator: "b" camera
Anthony Erlandson .... best boy grip
Luis Flores Jr. .... digital imaging technician
Brian Fosnaugh .... best boy electric
Mauricio Gutierrez .... digital image technician
Thairon Harvey .... lighting technician
Julie Helton .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Matthew Kelly Jackson .... second assistant camera: additional photography
Loren Johnson .... lighting technician
Alex Klabukov .... grip
Brandon Lippard .... outpost technician
Justin Lostutter .... grip
Alan Markfield .... still photographer
Johnathon R. Martin .... grip
Johan Martínez .... lighting technician
Steven Meizler .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Brian Murray .... lighting technician
Russ Nordsteadt .... dolly grip: "a" camera
Patrick B. O'Brien .... camera operator: "a" camera
Myron Parran .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
William Eddie Paul .... grip
Sean Rice .... grip
Craig Riley Jr. .... dolly grip: "b" camera
George Santo Pietro .... dolly grip
Paul Schmidt .... dolly grip: "b" camera
Chris Shadley .... key video assist
Brian Silva .... lighting technician
Tony Sommo .... grip
Chris Strong .... gaffer
Cody Strong .... lighting technician
Paul Toomey .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Quantrell D. Colbert .... additional photography (uncredited)
Animation Department
Daamun Mohseni .... animator: titles, Picture Mill
Casting Department
Chris Bustard .... extras casting
Jeremy Gordon .... casting associate
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Lisa Coffey .... costumer
Glenn Gregory Krah .... costumer
Nancy Malone .... costumer
Devon Patterson .... costume supervisor
Dalhia Schuette .... key costumer
Editorial Department
Alessandra Carlino .... assistant editor
Tricia Chiarenza .... color timer
Michael Cioni .... digital consultant
Lillian Dawson .... post-production assistant
John Dietrick .... assistant editor
Katie Fellion .... post production consultant
Trent Johnson .... digital film colorist
Aaron Kroger .... outpost engineer
Nicholas Lareau .... outpost engineer
Reza Amidi .... digital intermediate editor (uncredited)
Farnaz .... avid assistant coordinator (uncredited)
Music Department
Spring Aspers .... music supervisor
Todd Bozung .... supervising music editor
Cheapshot .... assistant music programmer
Cheapshot .... score programmer
Marc Juenger .... drum programmer
Alex Kovacs .... score production
Jaclyn Newman .... assistant music editor
Jason Rabinowitz .... assistant music programmer
Drew Silverstein .... music coordinator
Patrick Spain .... assistant scoring mixer
Jess Stroup .... additional score programmer
Jeff Vaughn .... scoring mixer
Amir Windom .... assistant music supervisor
Transportation Department
Dan Brizendine .... transportation captain
Paul Ciancetta .... driver
Jayson Ehlers .... transportation co-captain
Kevin Lindstrom .... driver
Other crew
Ted Alvarez .... key assistant location manager
Josh Benavidez .... production assistant
Kandice Billingsley .... key assistant location manager
Susan Bliss .... post production scripts
Jody Blose .... script supervisor
Nicholas Brown .... first assistant accountant
Brian Buccellato .... assistant to the director
Matthew Cuny .... assistant: Valerie Bleth Sharp
Vatrice Gibbs .... production assistant
Christopher Michael Gonzales .... additional set production assistant
Chancler Haynes .... production assistant
Samantha Hollingsworth .... key set production assistant
Vickie M. Hsieh .... production coordinator
Lori Ikeda .... payroll accountant
Staci R. Collins Jackson .... unit publicist
Sylvia Johnson .... epk field producer - uncredited
Daniel Kepler .... main titles: production coordinator
S. Dylan Kirkland .... key assistant location manager
Stefón L.C. .... production assistant
Jamie Lieberman .... assistant production coordinator
David Midgen .... titles producer
Jonathan Nellis .... production assistant
Ashley O'Bryant .... production assistant
Brian M. O'Neill .... location manager
JT Panzarella .... assistant location manager
Roxanne Paul .... production assistant
Michelle Poole .... assistant production coordinator
Chris Romberg .... production accountant
Sean Scarborough .... stand-in
Charlie Scott .... key craft service
Jennifer Scott .... second assistant accountant
Steven Scott .... craft service
Christopher Stanback .... production associate
Lauree Sugar .... stand-in
Dannon Taylor .... production assistant
Elle Young .... stand-in

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content, some crude humor, and brief drug use
USA:122 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Dominic (Michael Ealy) talks to the guys about the movie For Colored Girls (2010) and says the psycho drops his kids out of the window. Ealy played the character who did that in the movie.See more »
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): Candace answers Michael's phone, "Michael Atwater's phone". His last name is Hanover.See more »
Cedric:Mike, how old is your mom?
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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Movie Connections:
References Ghostbusters (1984)See more »
We're Not Gonna Make ItSee more »


Is this film based on a book?
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25 out of 30 people found the following review useful.
Amazing feel good movie, 26 August 2012
Author: bynari-1 from United Kingdom

Don't be put off by the low ratings. So far the movie has only been rated 6700 times which isn't really enough for it to shadow the minority ratings.

I suspect there's been a lot of men who aren't into these types of movies that have been forced to watch it with their girlfriends and have then given it low ratings because it definitely leans towards being more of a soppy romantic comedy than a gritty one.

It's definitely not a 'fairy-tale soppy romantic' movie by any means. I would class it as having a realistic amount of soppyness which is what makes it good.

The main cast are pretty diverse in their personalities so most people will be able to relate to someone in the movie, but even if you can't it's got enough comedy/fun in it to keep you entertained.

I think racially this movie is fantastic and it makes a lot of very positive statements. We have a mostly black cast with a very middle class Friends(TV series)'ish feel to them with 2 white guys in the group, 1 of whom has a black girlfriend.

There's a couple of light racially inspired jokes at the expense of one of the white guys in the group which further emphasises that race just isn't and shouldn't be a serious issue in the group.

It's really nice to see a movie like this with a nice intelligent middle-class group of African Americans. Too many movies focus on the gangster element of African American culture these days, so I think this is a really positive and refreshing movie.

I definitely recommend it to everyone except those who are put off by a bit of soppy romance.

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