What Men Want Reviews

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February 9, 2019
Henson brings strength, radiance, precision, and presence to the gags and playful situations and to the drama, however mild it is; she lends the movie's artifices a surprising illusion of substance.
February 9, 2019
Shankman was free to be creative and even a tiny bit profound. But instead of smarts, we get farts.
February 9, 2019
Henson is a gifted actress and physical comedian. She manages to hold together "What Men Want" with the sheer force of her powerful charisma, but the film around her is harried, messy and woefully underwritten.
February 8, 2019
What Men Want is a wildly uneven stretch of a movie that's more of a flail than a romp.
February 8, 2019
The concept of a woman being a "winner" and of being the best version of herself because she has a better understanding of "what men want"? That ain't it.
February 8, 2019
A mildly pleasant but significantly flawed vehicle.
May 17, 2019
For a film that touts female empowerment and regularly throws around mentions to the "Me Too" movement, What Men Want is a shallow, retrograde workplace comedy that is barely funny.
May 7, 2019
What Men Want is a comedy that is bursting with untapped potential.
May 7, 2019
"What Men Want" seems to actually be suggesting that the only thing that Ali learned from her power was to make more time for the male relationships in her life. It's almost as if a man directed this thing.
May 6, 2019
It's just not as funny, progressive or challenging as the concept - a gender swapped remake of the Mel Gibson starrer What Women Want - would have allowed it to be.
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