Think Like a Man

Think Like a Man ​​is a 2012 published film directed by Tim Story. It is based on the book by Broderick Steven Harvey, that a man under the title Ask: if you are happy with men was published in Germany want 2011. For the implementation film Marryman Keith and David A. Newman acted as screenwriters. On September 6, 2012, the Germany premiere took place.


A group of young men (Michael Ealy, Jerry Ferrara, Kevin Hart, Terrence J, Romany Malco ), the mama's boy at the dreamer up to the macho and the guy with bond fears that never grows up, finds himself suddenly confronted with unexpected challenges, as the women in their lives ( Meagan Good, Regina Hall, Taraji P. Henson, Jennifer Lewis, Gabrielle Union) Read the guidebook "Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man " and identify with the newly acquired knowledge to the men their limits. When the brothers in the spirit notice that they were from a fellow males, specifically from the family duel presenters and authors Steve Harvey, deceived, they devise a plan to pull out of the inside information from the book to their advantage and to the women a lesson to issue about men.


  • With a budget of 12 million U.S. dollars, the film grossed a total of 99,105,477 U.S. dollars again, which made ​​him a commercial success.
  • According to Screen Gems, the manufacturing company should be already planned a sequel, but no date or a director has been set.


The reviews were slightly negative. At Rotten Tomatoes, the film received encouragement from 53 percent of critics ( and is thus as rotten, so corrupt. Starting at 60 percent of a film is considered fresh. ). On average, the critics gave 5.5 out of 10.

Roger Ebert of the Chicago Times, who gave the film 2 out of 4 points, ruled that the failure of the film is that he takes too seriously the book.

The lexicon of the International film said: " Superficial romantic comedy that deliberately works with stereotypes, without bestowing them depth or profile. The cliché -defined gender roles are never critically questioned, but confirmed. The individual episodes dabble in this way without wit or barbs to himself. "

The opinion of the German Film Critics, for example, reflected in Asokan Nirmalarajahs judgment reflected on MovieMaze. Although the films Concerning operative via sympathetic, well-played protagonists, but the lack of humor and insight to the treated subject is rather disappointing. His suggestion: " The best savored watching the movie anyway as an unobtrusive as lowbrow Hangout film about the never-ending gender war. "