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Think Like a Man (2012)



Critic Consensus: In Think Like a Man, an otherwise standard rom-com is partially elevated by a committed -- and attractive -- cast, resulting in a funny take on modern romance.

Movie Info

Based on Steve Harvey's best-selling book, Think Like a Man follows four interconnected and diverse men whose love lives are shaken up after the ladies they are pursuing buy Harvey's book and start taking his advice to heart. When the band of brothers realize they have been betrayed by one of their own, they conspire using the book's insider information to turn the tables and teach the women a lesson of their own. -- (C) Official Sitemore
Rating: PG-13 (for sexual content, some crude humor, and brief drug use)
Genre: Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Keith Merryman, David A. Newman
In Theaters:
On DVD: Aug 28, 2012
Box Office: $91.5M
Sony Screen Gems - Official Site


Michael Ealy
as Dominic
Regina Hall
as Candace
Kevin Hart
as Cedric
Gary Owen
as Bennett
Steve Harvey
as Himself
J. Anthony Brown
as Mr. Johnson
Thomas Miles
as Dominique
Angela Gibbs
as Candace's Mom
Tony Rock
as Xavier
Bruce Bruce
as Chubby Man
Tika Sumpter
as Dominic's Girlfriend
Matt Hish
as Restaurant Chef Owne...
Dennis Nollette
as Business Man
JB Smoove
as Bartender
as Aunt Winnie
Melyssa Ford
as Sleepy Girl
Gwen Yeager
as Dramatic Woman
Andrew Roffe
as Frat Guy
Keri Hilson
as Heather
Noah Longo
as Enthusiastic Man
Bunnie Rivera
as Latina SOccer Mom
Teria Birlon
as Cashier
Peter Arpesella
as Francois Designer
Danny Vola
as Coffee Shop Singer
Jamie Foster Brown
as Aunt Winnie's Friend
Will Packer
as Man in Bathroom
Austin MacKinnon
as Bookstore Patron
Ron Artest
as Himself
Matt Barnes
as Himself
Lisa Leslie
as Herself
Tommy Miles
as Dominique
as Sonia
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News & Interviews for Think Like a Man

Critic Reviews for Think Like a Man

All Critics (96) | Top Critics (32)

For what amounts to a feature-length ad, this is surprisingly entertaining.

Full Review… | June 19, 2012
Time Out
Top Critic

No great shakes, but it's well-made and often very funny.

Full Review… | May 3, 2015
Philadelphia Weekly

Think Like a Man tries to tackle more characters than it can handle, making for a mess of a film that ultimately feels like a two-hour advertisement for Steve Harvey's book.

Full Review… | January 15, 2013
We Got This Covered

The movie does provide plenty to chew on and the respective story arcs are executed well enough to make the overall journey worthwhile.

Full Review… | October 2, 2012

The only thing [Story's] successfully done with this film is publicize Steve Harvey's book, which seems to have been the main goal all along.

Full Review… | September 16, 2012

Despite the best efforts of some solid character actors, a muddled plot means this self-help themed film neither engages nor entertains.

Full Review… | August 30, 2012
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Audience Reviews for Think Like a Man

Not exactly my favorite genre, but I found this movie enjoyable. Kevin Hart was a hoot!..especially in the video segments during the end credits.

Cynthia S.

Super Reviewer

An engaging, wildly entertaining and extremely funny movie. A pitch-perfect combination of romantic and buddy comedy. A heart-warming and outrageously funny comedy that delivers big with heart and wonderful performances from its great cast. A well-written and crafted piece of great entertainment made and for adults. Jerry Ferrara, Kevin Hart, Michael Ealy and Terrence J. are a comic dream team that deliver the laughs and the romance. Meagan Good, Gabrielle Union, Regina Hall, and Taraji P. Henson are sexy, smart and a blast.

Al S

Super Reviewer

Based on the book of the same name by Steve Harvey, this movie plays like a long advertisement for that book. At first it seems like every other "African American" romantic comedy, but this has 2 things that most don't usually have. First, Kevin Hart, who is hilarious. He makes every scene he is in better, and is genuinely funnier than most other actors. The second, is a very smart script/story and way of telling the story. It's about four couples and how the women use the book "Act like a Lady but Think like a man" against the men, and how they turn the tables and use it on them. Throughout, is some great, truthful insight by Steve Harvey that helps the movie move along. Nice to see that Tyler Perry isn't the only one who can make movies like this(there are a few Perry jokes through that are pretty funny). Good movies, that couples will enjoy on the couch together(or one on the love seat, and the other on the couch).

Everett Johnson
Everett Johnson

Super Reviewer

Think Like a Man Quotes

Kristen: It's like I'm one of the boys, except I have a vagina. I swear, Frodo Baggins had it easier.
– Submitted by Frances H (2 years ago)
Cedric: You know who asked me that? Not a goddamn soul, 'cause strippers dont ask me shit!
– Submitted by Joe J (2 years ago)
Cedric: I think it was a good time, it's all about exercise... guys!
– Submitted by Joe J (2 years ago)
Cedric: "It's my ex-wife." I want you to get the habit of saying that.
– Submitted by Joe J (2 years ago)

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