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What Men Want (2019)

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A woman is boxed out by the male sports agents in her profession, but gains an unexpected edge over them when she develops the ability to hear men's thoughts.

Director:

Adam Shankman

Writers:

Tina Gordon (screenplay by) (as Tina Gordon Chism), Peter Huyck (screenplay by) | 8 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Taraji P. Henson ... Ali Davis
Kristen Ledlow Kristen Ledlow ... Kristen Ledlow
Josh Brener ... Brandon Wallace
Kellan Lutz ... Captain Fucktastic
Mathias Alvarez ... Valet Guy
Chris Witaske ... Eddie
Max Greenfield ... Kevin Myrtle
Paul Brian Johnson ... Scott (as Paul B. Johnson)
Brian Bosworth ... Nick Ivers
Kausar Mohammed ... Jenna Abbiddi
Richard Roundtree ... Skip Davis
Taj-Naranja Jenkines Taj-Naranja Jenkines ... Tough Boxer
Aldis Hodge ... Will
Auston Jon Moore ... Ben (as Auston Moore)
Devonta Freeman ... Devonta Freeman
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A woman is boxed out by the male sports agents in her profession, but gains an unexpected edge over them when she develops the ability to hear men's thoughts.

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She Can Hear Men's Thoughts. Let the Games Begin.


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Rated R for language and sexual content throughout, and some drug material | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 February 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

What Men Want See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia

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Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,232,087, 10 February 2019, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$21,978,684, 13 February 2019
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Color

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2.39 : 1
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Adam Shankman's first R-rated film. See more »

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Sister: That's just Jasmine tea. If you don't count the weed, and the peyote, and the crack.
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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: What Men Want/The Prodigy (2019) See more »

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If I Could Give This 0 Stars I Would...
4 February 2019 | by jeepyjbSee all my reviews

The original version of this script/story line with Mel Gibson was well done. Mel Gibson's character was someone you wanted to see come around, and you wanted the main characters to get it right, and It didn't make fun of the male/female dynamic the way this one does. This movie is full of the equivalent of female dick and fart jokes. Did an actual male person have anything to do with this script? The 2000 version had lovable characters trying to figure each other out, while this one just has that nouveau cliche' of women sitting around hating men. A movie made in the time of the marginalized attempting to assert some dominance over a world where they don't think they fit in, when the real enemy is the economic system.


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