What Women Want

UK 12 Certificate
In cinemas
February 2, 2001
Buy it from
August 6, 2001
2 Hours 7 Minutes
From Icon Film Distribution
Contains moderate comic sexual references

A man finds himself getting an unexpected crash course in the psychology of contemporary women in this romantic comedy. Nick Marshall is a successful advertising executive living in Chicago who has long fancied himself a ladies' man, though he has precious little understanding of women beyond figuring out how to seduce them. One day, Nick receives a substantial electric shock in an accident in his bathroom; while he's not seriously injured, when he comes to, he discovers something remarkable has happened -- he can suddenly hear what women are thinking. At first, Nick finds himself learning all sorts of things he didn't want to know, but he also realizes how this can be used to his advantage -- especially after his old boss, Dan Wanamaker is replaced by a woman, Darcy Maguire. But Nick begins to feel differently about his unusual gift when he discovers Darcy is infatuated with him, and he finds himself falling for her.

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