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Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor (2013)

 -  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.

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The big screen adaptation of Perry's stage play about the trials of marriage, and what happens to one family when a sexy young temptress arrives on the scene.

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Marriage Counselor
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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.

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Seduction is the devil's playground. See more »

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Drama | Thriller

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

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The Marriage Counselor  »

Box Office

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

Gross:

$51,954,524 (USA) (24 May 2013)
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This is the second time Ella Joyce has played Jurnee Smollett-Bell's mother. The first was the 1999 television movie Selma, Lord, Selma (1999), also filmed in Atlanta. See more »

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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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Makes you wonder...
22 July 2013 | by (Trinidad and Tobago) – See all my reviews

This movie stuck to the point and felt a bit predictable at times. However, I sense a neat trick of Tyler Perry's : To stir up emotions among viewers and let THEM be the surprise factor. In other words, the marvelous part of the movie experience is essentially witnessing the variety of debate points raised.

Some major debate items:

1. what makes a happy marriage? 2. who is really at fault when one's spouse cheats? 3. how hard should one try to be faithful? 4. why did people expect hot steamy sex in the movie?

The answers to these questions say more about viewers than we might care to admit. Makes you wonder....


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