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What Women Want Reviews

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media
December 29, 2010
Gibson keeps this movie afloat.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Andy Klein
Los Angeles CityBeat
November 12, 2008
English's attempts to fit The Women into a modern setting are intelligent, but that, unfortunately, does not suffice, because the film is so limp in so many other ways.
Michael Dequina
October 14, 2007
Mel Gibson is at his most megawatt movie star charming.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Rob Gonsalves
July 23, 2007
Though it isn't quite Oscar material, Mel Gibson gives what may be the most entertaining big-star performance of its year.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Judith Egerton
Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
June 25, 2004
What Women Want may seem like a one-note sitcom sort of movie, but it's funnier and a layer or two deeper than that.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
June 17, 2003
Takes a promising idea and buries it under subplots and speeches that don't know when to quit.
Full Review| Original Score: 2/4
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
February 24, 2003
...is there some clause written into [Helen Hunt's] contract that says she must have a scene in which she cries?
| Original Score: 2.5/4
John R. McEwen
Film Quips Online
February 8, 2003
The premise for What Women Want sounds like, and is, the dumbest thing going.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette
June 15, 2002
Meyers finds exactly the right bubbly tone for the material then wisely steps out of the way to let Gibson and Hunt work their magic.
Luis Martinez
June 3, 2002
Lo que ellas quieren es una comedia ligera que narra lo que todos los hombres quisiramos saber: Qu rayos piensan las mujeres?
| Original Score: 8/10
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
May 31, 2002
Falha como comédia, como drama e como romance.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Steven D. Greydanus
Decent Films Guide
May 8, 2002
The women are basically innocent victims of male piggishness… The men are all cads.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Jeremy Heilman
March 5, 2002
What a piece of tripe (no offense to tripe)!
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Chuck Rudolph
Matinee Magazine
February 14, 2002
This brand of empty, mass-marketed entertainment is in need of a serious genre overhaul
Full Review | Original Score: short
Scott Weinberg
October 10, 2001
Mel Gibson won't rest until you love him as much as he loves himself.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central
May 11, 2001
Nancy Meyers' wry What Women Want is all kinds of better than Nora Ephron's coincidence-laden Meg Ryan comedies...
| Original Score: 3/4
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
February 27, 2001
certainly funny and entertaining, but it also strikes at some deeper truths about the contemporary state of male-female relationships.
| Original Score: 3/4
Brian Webster
Apollo Guide
February 13, 2001
This movie doesn't pretend to be substantial, but it's still just barely passable as light fare.
Read More | Original Score: 59/100
David Keyes
February 7, 2001
...does not come across as effective as it might have...
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
February 7, 2001
Un guión inteligente y honesto muestra como ambos lados del universo humano son totalmente diferentes entre sí, complementarios y sumamente complejos
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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