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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.

Director:

Tyler Perry

Writers:

Tyler Perry (screenplay), Tyler Perry (stage play "The Marriage Counselor")
1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jurnee Smollett-Bell ... Judith
Lance Gross ... Brice
Kim Kardashian West ... Ava (as Kim Kardashian)
Vanessa Williams ... Janice
Robbie Jones ... Harley
Renée Taylor ... Ms. Waco Chapman
Ella Joyce ... Sarah
Brandy Norwood ... Melinda
Jim Adams ... Client
Alvin Aki Alvin Aki ... Client #4
Sidney Baxley ... Client #2 (as Sid Baxley)
Renee Ford Clark Renee Ford Clark ... Sarah's Church Sister #2
Candice Coke ... Marriage Counselor
Stephanie Marie Douglas Stephanie Marie Douglas ... Choir Singer #1
Timothy Scott Floyd Timothy Scott Floyd ... Choir Singer #6
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Storyline

Roger Jackson strives to support his family, a group that includes not only his Ivy League-educated wife Judith (Jurnee Smollett-Bell), but his ganja-smoking father Stanley and her Bible-thumping mother TT as well. Meanwhile, Judith doles out thoughtful advice to couples every day, yet remains completely powerless when it comes to addressing the issues surrounding her own troubled marriage. When an old college friend drops by her office, Judith faces her biggest personal challenge to date..

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Taglines:

Seduction is the devil's playground. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 March 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tyler Perry's Temptation See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$21,641,679, 31 March 2013

Gross USA:

$51,975,354

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$53,125,354
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

While filming a pivotal scene between Judith and Brice, Lance Gross slammed the door of the truck so hard the window shattered. See more »

Quotes

Judith: Why are you trying to put spit in my hair?
Ava: I'm trying to be your friend here, Judith. When people look at you, it reflects bad on me. They don't think you have a mirror or a friend. And we know we're friends. My friends don't look like this. They look like this.
[points to herself]
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Connections

Referenced in Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.32 (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Try A Little Tenderness
Written by Jimmy Campbell, Reginald Connelly and Harry M. Woods
Performed by Otis Redding
Published by EMI Robbins Catalogue, Inc.
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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A Family That Preys type plot...I loved this movie!!!!!
25 July 2013 | by Topaz1922See all my reviews

I was surprised to see so many low scores and negative reviews of this movie! Sure, it was like a lifetime movie and sure the plot was predictable, but if you like movies that you can relate to then this is a great one because temptation and the ability to stay away from it is something that we all deal with at one point or another.

I can admit that I began losing interest in Tyler Perry films due to them all seeming to recycle the same actors who seem to be caricature-like. However, if you loved "The Family That Preys" and its plot and message, then you will definitely love this movie. I mean, throughout the movie, I was constantly told to be quiet because I couldn't help but be mad at the actions of the lead actress! I just couldn't keep quiet. Some people feel that the plot of a woman who cheats on her soul mate of 19 years is impossible but it does happen! I don't know about anyone else but I loved it!


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