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Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor (2013)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  29 March 2013 (USA)
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An ambitious married woman's temptation by a handsome billionaire leads to betrayal, recklessness, and forever alters the course of her life.



(screenplay), (stage play "The Marriage Counselor")
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ava (as Kim Kardashian)
Jim Adams ...
Alvin Aki ...
Client #4
Client #2
Renee Ford Clark ...
Sarah's Church Sister #2
Marriage Counselor
Stephanie Marie Douglas ...
Choir Singer #1
Timothy Scott Floyd ...
Choir Singer #6


An ambitious married woman's temptation by a handsome billionaire leads to betrayal, recklessness, and forever alters the course of her life.

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Betrayal Burns Forever See more »


Drama | Thriller

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Rated PG-13 for some violence, sexuality and drug content | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

29 March 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Marriage Counselor  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$21,641,679 (USA) (29 March 2013)


$51,954,524 (USA) (24 May 2013)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


It was Bill Cosby who first told Tyler Perry many years ago that he should pay attention to then child actor Jurnee Smollett-Bell. See more »


Ava: Judith, we've being going at this for weeks. Look around this office. What do you see?
Judith: A bunch of women with hair from India?
Ava: Look at me, Judith. What you should see is people in this office care about what they look like. Unlike you. We have over a billion dollars walking in and out of these offices looking for love. We have a standard to uphold. This is not our standard.
Judith: Okay, Ava... I don't have to wear fancy dresses and fancy shoes to prove that I'm qualified to do my job.
Ava: Yes, you do.
Judith: No, ...
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Referenced in Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.52 (2013) See more »


Written by Béatrice Bonifassi, Jean-Phi Goncalves and Simon Wilcox
Performed by Beast
Published by Avalanche Publishing, Editorial Avenue and EMI Publishing
Courtesy of Pheromone Recordings
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Good movie!
23 July 2013 | by See all my reviews

I actually liked this movie, I don't know why it has such bad reviews. I know a lot of people don't like Tyler perry. But he's not even in this movie. It's not a comedy at all, which is unlike Tyler perry. But I thoroughly enjoyed it.

Kim kardashian isn't as bad of an actress as you think she might be. I was expecting her to be awful, but it wasn't that bad. Obviously she shouldn't quit her day job but it was bearable nonetheless.

The story line was actually interesting, and I love movies with a twist. This movie pulled me in and played with my emotions. It made me ask myself questions and wonder what I would do if I were in the main characters shoes. I would totally watch this movie again!

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