What Women Want (2000) Poster


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Remake of 

Remade as 

Aga Bai Arecha (2004)
Indian remake


Rear Window (1954)
Shaft (1971)
The Exorcist (1973)
Baby Boom (1987)
Buns of Steel (1987) (Video)
Nick mentions "Buns of Steel" while imitating Sean Connery.
Switch (1991)
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) (TV Series)
Wolf (1994)
Friends (1994) (TV Series)
Babe (1995)
Shine (1996)
Payback (1999)

Referenced in 

Frasier: Semi-Decent Proposal (2001) (TV Episode)
A titlecard says "What women may or may not want"
The Ellen Show: The Move (2001) (TV Episode)
'Movie Theatre Donald' mentioned it
Cleo: Episode #1.7 (2002) (TV Episode)
Movie poster visible
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: What a Witch Wants (2003) (TV Episode)
Movie title used in title
Film Geek (2005)
Poster is shown in a video store.
Alan Partridge Presents: The Cream of British Comedy (2005) (Video)
Referenced by title
Pretty Cool (2006)
guy has electrical accident which results in his ability to read minds
Big Bang: Episode #1.2 (2007) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue
The Reel Thing (2008) (Short)
Rented by Harrison.
You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008)
Favorite movies: "What Women Want".
Project Runway: What Women Want (2011) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Last Man Standing: Co-Ed Softball (2011) (TV Episode)
when Mike mentions Mel Gibson, Kyle recognizes him as "the guy from 'What Women Want'."
Ruby Sparks (2012)
What Women Want (2000) is the answer to Gertrude's clue in the game of charades.
Ung for evigt (2012) (Short)
Mentioned in dialogue.
The Simpsons: What Animated Women Want (2013) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Wat Mannen Willen (2015)
Title reference
Blood Father (2016)
The book by Peter Craig includes a reference to a movie placard that features the phrase, "He has the power to hear what women are thinking," a reference to "What Women Want," also starring Mel Gibson.
The Cinema Snob: Glen or Glenda (2017) (TV Episode)
"After a thousand repeat viewings of"


The Jack Paar Tonight Show (1957) (TV Series)
Martha Stewart Living (1991) (TV Series)
DreamMaker (1999) (TV Series)

Featured in 

The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.87 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Mel Gibson's films
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The American/Going the Distance/Machete (2010) (TV Episode)
Screenplay Cliche segment
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.119 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Helen Hunt films
The Nostalgia Chick: What Women Want (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.131 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip shown in montage of Mel Gibson films

Spoofed in 

Saturday Night Live: Jon Stewart/India.Arie (2002) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in We Were Soldiers That Knew What Women Want
Chappelle's Show: Episode #1.8 (2003) (TV Episode)
Dave imagines if the main character from the movie was a woman
Whistle (2003)
Tales from the Crapper (2004) (Video)
The Crap Kepper says it's the worst movie in the world.
Date Movie (2006)
when julia falls on the fuse panel and can now hear the thoughts of all around her is a spoof of "what women want"

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