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What A Man (2012)

What A Man (2012)

What A Man



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This is a spirited and sweet romantic comedy about one man's attempt to prove his manhood to the woman in his life. The film tells the story of Alex, a 30 year-old schoolteacher whose live-in girlfriend dumps him for a manlier man. The breakup forces him on a hilarious journey of self-discovery to prove his masculinity. (c) Paladinmore
Rating: R (for sexual content and language)
Genre: Romance, Art House & International, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Matthias Schweighöfer, Doron Wisotzky
In Theaters:
20th Century Fox - Official Site


Gitta Schweighöfer
as Frau Schlupp
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All Critics (8) | Top Critics (6)

A by-the-numbers romantic comedy.

Full Review… | December 3, 2012
Top Critic

With its stock characters and low-expectation high jinks, the German import "What a Man" could have been fabricated on the Hollywood rom-com assembly line.

Full Review… | November 30, 2012
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

The plot is predictable, as complications line up like jets awaiting takeoff. Even the camera work is predictable ...

Full Review… | November 30, 2012
New York Post
Top Critic

It may hit all-too-familiar notes, but its sureness of tone makes Mr. Schweighöfer a talent to watch.

Full Review… | November 29, 2012
New York Times
Top Critic

Notwithstanding its slavish adherence to familiar genre conventions, the film nonetheless makes for reasonably fun viewing, thanks to its off-kilter humor and the chemistry exhibited by Scheweighofer and Kekilli.

Full Review… | November 29, 2012
Hollywood Reporter
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Mostly harmless but also irksome in its bland simplicity ...

Full Review… | November 27, 2012
Village Voice
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