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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.

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Adam Shankman

Writers:

Tina Gordon (screenplay by) (as Tina Gordon Chism), Peter Huyck (screenplay by) | 8 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Taraji P. Henson ... Ali Davis
Kristen Ledlow Kristen Ledlow ... Kristen Ledlow
Josh Brener ... Brandon Wallace
Kellan Lutz ... Captain Fucktastic
Jason Jones ... Ethan Fowler
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 ... Tough Boxer
Aldis Hodge ... Will
Auston Jon Moore ... Ben (as Auston Moore)
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Storyline

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.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

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


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site

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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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

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

Gross USA:

$54,611,903, 11 April 2019

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$71,786,547, 11 April 2019
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The character Jamal Barry was drafted 1st overall in the 2018 NBA Draft by the Atlanta Hawks. In reality, DeAndre Ayton was the first overall draft pick in the 2018 NBA Draft and was drafted by the Phoenix Suns. See more »

Goofs

When Brandon sits at Ali's desk for a raise, towards the end of the film, reflected in his glasses you can see lighting equipment and Green Screen. See more »

Quotes

Sister: The only voices I heard were Joan Rivers and Tupac. And they did not get along.
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Crazy Credits

Psychic Sister has sessions with all the main characters during the first part of the credits. See more »

Connections

References Get Out (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Think
Written by Aretha Franklin and Ted White
Performed by H.E.R.
Produced by Ryan Tedder and Zach Skelton
Engineered by Miki Tsutsumi at Jungle City Studios, NYC and Rich Rich at Patriot Studios, Los Angeles, CA
Mixed by Tony Maserati
Assistant Mix Engineers: Tyler J. Scott, James Krausse & Justin Hergert
Mixed at Mirrorball Studios, North Hollywood, CA
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Sorry It Missed the Mark...
21 February 2019 | by njritzSee all my reviews

I do not want to ruin your movie experience, so I will limit my comments. I watched the movie early on Sunday morning. It was average. Unfortunately, this was one of the those times when the movie trailer over promised. Sorry guys I would give this movie 2 out of 10 stars. It was not terrible and there were times that I actually laughed. I know it just was not as comical as I had hope it would be. I caught myself yawning a lot.


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