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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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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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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

In the movie, Harley has a business called Class Act, the same named workplace co-star Brandy Norwood was working at as a high school student in the television series Moesha. 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

Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.119 (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Light It Up
Written by Pigeon John (as John Dust) and Chantal Claret (as Chantal Euringer)
Performed by Chantal Claret feat. Pigeon John
Published by Songs Music Publishing, LLC o/b/o Pigeon John Music (ASCAP), Songs of SMP (ASCAP)
Courtesy of The End Records
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So atrocious it's wonderful
29 March 2013 | by jgbmbSee all my reviews

I went to this film eager to see just how bad it would be and I was not let down. As if you couldn't tell from the previews, there is crazy over the top ridiculous dialogue and annoying or ultimately unlikable characters all delivered to us by extremely glamorous "actors". No one expected Kim kardashian to knock this one out of the park either...if she is smart she won't stop acting on her reality show. I love Vanessa Williams but I was so annoyed with her accent in this film. Personally I prefer Judith's husband looks wise than that of her Temptation and my friends all agreed. Without spoiling the movie all I can really say if you can enjoy a movie for being Soo bad you find it good, then you will enjoy the movie like I did.


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