What Women Want

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  • NR
  • 2011
  • 1 hr 56 min
  • 5.5  (1,389)

What Women Want is a romantic comedy directed by Chen Daming and starring Andy Lau, Gong Li, and Li Yuan. It is a remake of the 2000 Hollywood film with the same name. The movie revolves around the life of a man named Sun Zigang (Andy Lau), who is a successful advertising executive. He has a reputation for being a ladies' man and doesn't hesitate to use his charm to get ahead in his career.

Sun Zigang is proud of his abilities to understand women, and when he is given the opportunity to lead a campaign for a new feminine product, he believes he knows exactly what women want. However, after a freak accident involving a hairdryer falls into his bathtub, he wakes up with the ability to hear women's thoughts. At first, Sun Zigang is devastated by the noise in his head, but he soon learns that the ability to hear women's thoughts is a gift that can help him get ahead in his career.

As Sun Zigang navigates through his newfound abilities, he discovers that he has plenty to learn about women. He is surprised to find that his assumptions are often wrong, and he frequently misjudges women's wants and needs. However, with the help of his colleague, Li Yilong (Li Yuan), Sun Zigang learns how to listen to women's thoughts and adjust his perspectives, which helps him in his personal and professional lives.

Things turn upside down when Sun Zigang becomes smitten with one of his colleagues, Xiao Gongli (Gong Li). He begins to use his ability to hear her thoughts to win her over, but he soon realizes that he has more to offer than just his newfound abilities. Sun Zigang and Xiao Gongli embark on a romantic relationship, which grows stronger as they become more honest and open with each other.

With its humor, heart, and an all-star cast, What Women Want is a feel-good movie that explores the complexities of gender relations. The movie highlights how difficult it can be to communicate with the opposite sex, but it also emphasizes the importance of listening to each other. Through the relationship between Sun Zigang and Xiao Gongli, the film shows how we can overcome differences and learn to value and appreciate our partners for who they are.

What Women Want is a charming and lighthearted commentary on the dynamics of modern romance. The film takes a simple concept and turns it into a thoughtful exploration of how men and women communicate. Fans of the rom-com genre will appreciate the humor and heart of this film. The cast delivers excellent performances, and the story engages the audience from start to finish. If you're looking for an enjoyable romantic comedy that will make you laugh and feel good, What Women Want is a must-watch.

What Women Want is a 2011 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 56 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.5.

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    5.5  (1,389)