Taraji P. Henson brought it down. It rained some fire and brimstone. What Men Want is a fantasy/comedy-drama with a lot of juice and sauce. There were some little jabs at racism issues, lesson nuggets about workplace politics, take home on love and respect and a very good dose of hot romance.
I totally enjoyed it and I am giving it an 8/10. The rest of the 2 for making me lose my home training laughing like a local girl.
What Men Want was first class comedy wrapped in a box of good acting. The scenes were smoothly transitioned into the story, so sweet.
Unlike so many of the other times, I went to the box office prepared for What Men Want. I had posted about it on my Instagram and 10/10 of people who commented absolutely loved it so why not?
Or you should watch the movie trailer in case you have been in a hole the whole time.
What Men Want Movie Trailer
What Men Want Movie Plot
Ali Davis (Taraji P. Henson) is working hard to be Partner at work. She is sidelined and that drives her crazy. She desperately wants to be promoted at work. Her boss accuses of her not having a good history of working with men. Her friends met with a Sister, a Psychic on one of those nights.
Ali ends up having a strange gift, she can hear men’s thoughts. How she manages her new gift with her fight for career peak and a good romance with Will (Aldis Hodge) end up into What Men Want
What Men Want Cast
Taraji P. Henson as Ali Davis
Kristen Ledlow as Kristen Ledlow
Josh Brener as Brandon Wallace
Kellan Lutz as Captain Fucktastic
Mathias Alvarez as Valet Guy
Chris Witaske as Eddie
Max Greenfield as Kevin Myrtle
Paul Brian Johnson as Scott (as Paul B. Johnson)
Brian Bosworth as Nick Ivers
Kausar Mohammed as Jenna Abbiddi
Richard Roundtree as Skip Davis
Taj-Naranja Jenkines as Tough Boxer
Aldis Hodge as Will
Wendi McLendon-Covey as Olivia
Tamala Jones as Mari
Erykah Badu as Sister
Charles Green as Dr. Wilson
Denitra Isler as Nurse
Jay DeVon Johnson as Reverend Bates
Antjuan Rhames as Groomsman
Taraja Ramsess as Groomsman
Ashani Roberts as Gabby
Cristian Gonzalez as Louis
Auston Jon Moore as Ben (as Auston Moore)
Devonta Freeman as Devonta Freeman
John Collins as John Collins
Tracy Morgan as Joe ‘Dolla’ Barry
Shane Paul McGhie as Jamal Barry
Lisa Leslie as Lisa Leslie
Phoebe Robinson as Ciarra
What Men Want Movie Rating
IMDb – 4.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes – 46%
Metacritic – 49%
Google users – 84% liked WMW
WMW is worth spending your time and money on. Really great movie overall, it made me feel good.