Tyler Perry’s Temptation: Confessions Of A Marriage Counselor
Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor is a drama-thriller film produced, written, and directed by Tyler Perry. The film is adapted from the play of the same name written by Perry, with several changes. This is the thirteenth film by Perry.
Movie2k Free Movies To Watch – Temptation: Confessions Of A Marriage Counselor – Plot
The film opens with a marriage counselor working with a young couple having problems. The wife claims they are not the same people anymore and married young which starts an argument. The husband walks out and the counselor suspects the wife is having an affair. She then proceeds to tell a story about her sister Judith.
Judith is a therapist working at a matchmaking agency owned by Janice. She is married to her childhood sweetheart Brice who she has known since she was 6. Brice and Judith attend the same church as her mother Miss Sarah a devout Christian with strong beliefs. Brice is a pharmacist and is soon introduced to a new employee, Melinda. Melinda is on the run from an abusive boyfriend . Judith is dissatisfied with her job and anxious to start her own business but Brice is cautious and tells her to wait until they are financially stable which frustrates Judith. She is further frustrated when Brice refuses to confront men who catcalled her.
At the agency, Judith meets Harley, a wealthy Internet entrepreneur who wants to invest in Janice’s business. Harley takes interest in Judith who is assigned as his liaison and they realize they have seen one another jogging at a park. Harley attempts to seduce Judith as they work late together. He asks Judith why the matchmaking surveys don’t discuss sex and Judith states she doesn’t believe in premarital sex. Harley concludes Judith’s sex life is boring which leads Judith to attempt to spice things up with her husband but she is rejected by him instead.
For her birthday, Judith does something new with her hair and makeup. Brice doesn’t notice and forgets her birthday. At work, Judith discovers flowers and is happy assuming they are from Brice. Harley soon comes to her office and immediately notice the changes she made and reveals the flowers are from him. Judith confronts him about all the time they spend working together and Harley admits he wants to be involved with her in any way possible. Judith states she is married but Harley does not believe it will last. When Brice realizes he forgot his wife’s birthday he playfully sings and dances for her and they make up.
Judith is sent to New Orleans with Harley to finalize a deal with shareholders. Janice tells her to flirt with Harley but not to compromise herself and to be careful. Judith gives coworker Ava permission to make her over before joining Harley on a private jet for the trip. Once in New Orleans, seals the business deal and goes out drinking, eating, dancing and sightseeing with Harley. On the way home, Harley makes a move and although Judith initially resist she gives in and they have sex.
Harley takes Judith home where he meets Brice and Miss Sarah for the first time. Judith begins to display a different attitude and Sarah senses something is wrong. Judith is increasingly bored with her husband’s inattentiveness and sneaks out to meet Harley for sex. Harley tells her he wants to help her start her business. Judith asks what to do with Brice and Harley tells her to leave him. When Judith expresses guilt about the affair Harley kicks her out and Judith angrily throws food and a drink on him causing Harley to laugh. At home, Sarah chastises Judith for her changes and exclaims Harley is going to hurt her and take her straight to hell. After a verbal confrontation, Sarah slaps Judith and leaves.
Judith attempts to quit her job but is fired by Janice instead. Brice surmises she is having an affair and after talking with Melinda goes to Harley’s house to get Judith back. He drags Judith from the house and begs her to come back but Judith refuses and stays with Harley.
Judith returns to the apartment she shared with Brice to retrieve a laptop and is surrounded by a prayer circle of her mother and members of the church. Sarah begs Judith to stay and grabs her to prevent her from leaving. Harley knocks Sarah to the ground and snatches Judith away forcing her to leave. Back at Harley’s, Judith is furious over how her mother was treated and Harley ends up beating her. Brice is having dinner with Melinda at her apartment and she reveals she has HIV and contracted it from her ex-boyfriend Harley. Brice immediately drives to Harley’s place and rescues Judith after finding her beaten in the bathroom. He beats Harley and is stopped by Melinda and then leave Harley beaten on the floor.
The marriage counselor concludes the story and the client asks what happened to Judith. The counselor says she is alive but HIV positive. Her client thanks her for sharing the story and decides to stay with her husband.
The marriage counselor leaves work and heads to a nearby pharmacy which is run by Brice, now visibly older. The counselor is Judith and she told her own story to her clients. Brice and Judith briefly talk and Brice’s current wife and son come to visit him at work. Judith turns to leave and heads to church with her mother.
Movie2k Free Movies To Watch – Temptation: Confessions Of A Marriage Counselor – Cast
Lance Gross as Brice
Kim Kardashian as Ava
Vanessa L. Williams as Janice
Robbie Jones as Harley
Brandy Norwood as Melinda
Ella Joyce as Sarah
Movie2k Free Movies To Watch – Temptation: Confessions Of A Marriage Counselor – Production
Principal photography commenced on October 26, 2011 in Atlanta at Tyler Perry Studios. Tyler Perry, Ozzie Areu and Paul Hall produced the film. The film was originally scheduled for release in 2012, but was pushed back for a March 2013 release.
According to Perry’s Twitter posts, he considers Temptation to be his most powerful film to date.
Movie2k Free Movies To Watch – Temptation: Confessions Of A Marriage Counselor – Reception
The film was not screened for critics, but has received universally negative reviews. Rotten Tomatoes gives a score of 15% based on 26 reviews.
- Abusive Boyfriend
- Childhood Sweetheart
- Drama Thriller
- Free Movies
- Having An Affair
- Internet Entrepreneur
- Marriage Counselor
- Matchmaking Agency
- Melinda Melinda
- Miss Sarah
- Own Business
- Premarital Sex
- Sex Life
- Sister Judith
- Tyler Perry
- Young Couple