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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

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
Justin Alvarez ... Valet Guy (as Mathias Alvarez)
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 »

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Trivia

At one point it is jokingly suggested that Abraham Lincoln was part Eskimo. Star Taraji P. Henson's ancestor Matthew Henson was an Arctic explorer who allegedly had affairs with Eskimo women which resulted in children. See more »

Goofs

Joe 'Dolla' Barry says General Motors was founded by Asparagus Chevrolet in 1884. It was actually founded by William Crapo Durant in 1908. 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

During the first part of the end credits, whenever each actor is listed, we see their character inside a tarot card. See more »

Connections

Featured in Conan: Taraji P. Henson/Tracy Morgan (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Free Your Mind
Written by Denzil Foster and Thomas McElroy
Performed by En Vogue
Courtesy of Elektra Entertainment Group
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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User Reviews

 
Taraji and Erykah rule the movie:)
20 September 2020 | by TramdachSee all my reviews

I laughed, and loved the film. Taraji is always a treat to watch, so funny, smart and beautiful.

I was surprised by Erykah, because I have only heard her music, but she is hilarious!

I will watch it again


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Mandarin

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

Gross USA:

$54,611,903

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$72,216,294
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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