What Men Want is a 2019 American romantic comedy film directed by Adam Shankman.
Starring Taraji P. Henson, Aldis Hodge, Josh Brener, Erykah Badu, Richard Roundtree, Tracy Morgan, Max Greenfield, Jason Jones, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Tamala Jones and others.

Watch the official trailer for What Men Want

Paramount Pictures on Friday, November 23, 2018 released the trailer:
What Men Want (2019) - Red Band Trailer - Paramount Pictures.

What is What Men Want about?

Ali Davis (Taraji P. Henson) is a successful sports agent in Atlanta who feels boxed out by her male colleagues. When she is passed over for a promotion at Summit Worldwide Management, her boss Nick explains that she does not connect well with men. Determined to succeed in a man's world, Ali announces that she will sign up-and-coming basketball star Jamal Barry (Shane Paul McGhie).
After getting drinks with her father, Ali flirts with the bartender, Will (Aldis Hodge). They have sex at his home, where Ali encounters his young son, Ben (Auston Jon Moore). At a photo shoot, Ali stands up for her client but angers Joe "Dollah" Barry, Jamal's father and manager. At her friend Mari's bachelorette party, Ali is introduced to Sister (Erykah Badu), a psychic. To help Ali "connect with men", Sister gives her "fey lougawou" (Kalanchoe pinnata) tea to drink. While dancing with her friends at a club, Ali is knocked unconscious.
Waking up in the hospital, she hears the thoughts of her doctor. Ali and her assistant Brandon (Josh Brener) realize that she has gained the ability to hear men's thoughts. They track down Sister, who convinces Ali that her power is an asset. Using her newfound ability, Ali learns about a poker game attended by her fellow agents and Joe. She shows up uninvited but impresses Joe, and is invited to join Summit's meeting with Jamal. Ali saves her coworker Kevin's pitch to Jamal and Joe; Kevin later confronts Ali, and reveals that he had voted to make her partner.
Discerning that Joe does not trust a woman without a family, Ali passes off Will and Ben, who have come to return her misplaced driver's license, as her husband and son. She invites them all to an NBA game, where - unbeknownst to Will or Ben - she uses her "family" to further impress Joe. On a double date with Will, Mari (Tamala Jones), and Mari's fiancΓ© James (Roshawn Franklin), Ali hears James' cheating thoughts, and also hears that Will only has thoughts for her. They have sex, with Ali using Will's thoughts to fully satisfy him.

Who's in the What Men Want cast?

Here is the full cast and characters of What Men Want.

Taraji P. Henson Alison "Ali" Davis
Aldis Hodge Will
Josh Brener Brandon Wallace
Erykah Badu Sister
Richard Roundtree Skip Davis
Tracy Morgan Joe 'Dolla' Barry
Max Greenfield Kevin Myrtle
Jason Jones Ethan Fowler
Wendi McLendon-Covey Olivia
Tamala Jones Mari
Brian Bosworth Nick Ivers
Chris Witaske Eddie
Phoebe Robinson Ciarra
Kellan Lutz Captain Fucktastic
Shane Paul McGhie Jamal Barry
John Collins John Collins
Shaquille O'Neal Shaquille O'Neal
Lisa Leslie Lisa Leslie
Auston Jon Moore Ben (as Auston Moore)
Grant Hill Grant Hill
Mark Cuban Mark Cuban
Karl-Anthony Towns Karl-Anthony Towns
Kristen Ledlow Kristen Ledlow
Justin Alvarez Valet Guy (as Mathias Alvarez)
Paul Brian Johnson Scott (as Paul B. Johnson)
Kausar Mohammed Jenna Abbiddi
Taj-Naranja Jenkines Tough Boxer
Devonta Freeman Devonta Freeman
Desi-Ray Morris Female Dancer (as Desi Ray Morris)
Kyra Claxton Female Dancer
Marc Inniss Male Dancer
Christopher Alvarez Male Dancer
Charles Green Dr. Wilson
Denitra Isler Nurse
Jim France Elderly Man
Deja Dee Hairdresser
Charmin Lee Loretta
Roshawn Franklin James
Dawn Halfkenny Waitress
Jay DeVon Johnson Reverend Bates
Antjuan Rhames Groomsman
Taraja Ramsess Groomsman
Ashani Roberts Gabby
Cristian Gonzalez Louis
Ben Aycrigg Craig (as Benjamin Aycrigg)
JoAnna Lorene Woman in Crowd (as Joanna L. Aldridge-Wilson)
Damita Jane Howard Tasha (as Damita Jane)
Adam Silver Adam Silver (as himself)
Shonda Morgan Parent

When is What Men Want released in cinemas?

The film What Men Want was scheduled to be released on February 8, 2019 (United States), on March 14, 2019 (Germany) and on March 15, 2019 (United Kingdom) by Paramount Pictures, Constantin-Film, United International Pictures (UIP), Universal Pictures International (UPI), Paramount Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Media Distribution.

What are What Men Want film specifications?

The duration of the film is 117 minutes. With a budget of $20 million, the film grossed over $72.2 million.

The film What Men Want is rated with "R" rating.

What are critics and audiences saying about What Men Want?

What Men Want got average rating from critics. IMDB rating is 5.2/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 42/100. The audience dislikes the film either. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "A-" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.

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