History Film / WhatWomenWant

11th Oct '16 9:28:25 AM JoieDeCombat
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* CharacterDevelopment: At first, womanizing macho-man Nick uses his powers selfishly, namely by trying to get in bed with a stubborn but hot coffee girl and phase Darcy out of her job so he can get the position. With time, however, he becomes more sensible and understanding of women, using his power to generally be nicer and more helpful. In the middle of all that, his power allows him to also notice and progressively help [[Creator/JudyGreer Erin the File Girl]].

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* CharacterDevelopment: At first, womanizing macho-man Nick uses his powers selfishly, namely by trying to get in bed with a stubborn but hot coffee girl and phase Darcy out of her job so he can get the position. With Over time, however, he becomes his constant exposure to the inner thoughts of women leads him to come to understand them and how his actions are affecting them, and his newfound empathy leads him to be more sensible considerate and understanding of women, using his power to generally be nicer and more helpful.helpful toward them. In the middle of all that, his power allows him to also notice and progressively help [[Creator/JudyGreer Erin the File Girl]].
22nd Mar '16 8:23:14 PM igordebraga
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* DirtyMindReading
* DyeingForYourArt

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* DirtyMindReading
* DyeingForYourArt
DirtyMindReading: Being a ChivalrousPervert, Nick employs this, of course.



* FemaleGaze: "Oh, damn, I looked at his penis!"



* LightningCanDoAnything

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* LightningCanDoAnythingLightningCanDoAnything: Nick gets powers from an electrified bathtub, [[spoiler: and loses them from a sparking transformer. A previous attempt to lose it with electrocution in the rain instead of the tub fails, though.]]


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* PeopleFallOffChairs: Nick's reaction to hearing his daughter's thoughts on the prom dress. Namely, "I can't believe I'm wearing this the last night I'm a virgin!".
15th Jan '16 10:28:36 AM FallenDelf
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* CharacterDevelopment: At first, Nick uses his powers to sleep with a stubborn but hot coffee girl and phase Darcy out of her job, but as he continues he uses it to be a better father and help [[Creator/JudyGreer Erin the File Girl]].

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* CharacterDevelopment: At first, womanizing macho-man Nick uses his powers selfishly, namely by trying to sleep get in bed with a stubborn but hot coffee girl and phase Darcy out of her job, but as job so he continues can get the position. With time, however, he uses it to be a better father becomes more sensible and understanding of women, using his power to generally be nicer and more helpful. In the middle of all that, his power allows him to also notice and progressively help [[Creator/JudyGreer Erin the File Girl]]. Girl]].
13th May '15 3:08:53 AM darkjezter
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* TheUnfairSex: The movie has been criticized by some viewers for unfair in the way it portrays men. The film's two messages seem to be "Men are too stupid and lazy to understand women" and "Anytime there's a problem in a relationship between a man and a woman, it's always the man's fault."
26th Apr '15 4:45:37 AM Morgenthaler
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* MistakenForGay / AllTheGoodMenAreGay: The coffee girl Nick sleeps with and then forgets about later confronts him, saying that he was so sweet and so sensitive that he just had to be gay and that was why he didn't call her. Nick chooses to lie and confirm this, pretending that she's his LastHetRomance, just so she won't think she's undesirable. Also, Nick's coworker in the office thinks he's overpaid and gay.

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* MistakenForGay / AllTheGoodMenAreGay: MistakenForGay: The coffee girl Nick sleeps with and then forgets about later confronts him, saying that he was so sweet and so sensitive that he just had to be gay and that was why he didn't call her. Nick chooses to lie and confirm this, pretending that she's his LastHetRomance, just so she won't think she's undesirable. Also, Nick's coworker in the office thinks he's overpaid and gay.
31st Dec '14 7:57:40 PM nombretomado
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* CharacterDevelopment: At first, Nick uses his powers to sleep with a stubborn but hot coffee girl and phase Darcy out of her job, but as he continues he uses it to be a better father and help [[JudyGreer Erin the File Girl]].

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* CharacterDevelopment: At first, Nick uses his powers to sleep with a stubborn but hot coffee girl and phase Darcy out of her job, but as he continues he uses it to be a better father and help [[JudyGreer [[Creator/JudyGreer Erin the File Girl]].
25th Sep '14 5:05:22 AM nelec
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''What Women Want'' is a 2000 RomanticComedy starring Creator/MelGibson as Nick Marshall, an advertising executive who holds a really strong "Alpha Male" outlook on life, thanks to having a Vegas showgirl for a mother. He's skilled at marketing products to men, as well as romancing numerous women. Word at his agency is his boss Dan Wanamaker (Alan Alda) is looking for a new creative director, and Nick is convinced it'll be him, but it turns out he's hired Darcy [=McGuire=] (Helen Hunt), so as to broaden their appeal to women.

Further complicating matters is his divorced wife Gigi (Lauren Holly) has asked him to take care of their teenaged daughter Alex (AshleyJohnson) while she goes on honeymoon with her new husband. And Alex has a much-older boyfriend, who she's embarrassed to be with in her father's presence.

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''What Women Want'' is a 2000 RomanticComedy starring Creator/MelGibson as Nick Marshall, an advertising executive who holds a really strong "Alpha Male" outlook on life, thanks to having a Vegas showgirl for a mother. He's skilled at marketing products to men, as well as romancing numerous women. Word at his agency is his boss Dan Wanamaker (Alan Alda) (Creator/AlanAlda) is looking for a new creative director, and Nick is convinced it'll be him, but it turns out he's hired Darcy [=McGuire=] (Helen Hunt), so as to broaden their appeal to women.

Further complicating matters is his divorced wife Gigi (Lauren Holly) has asked him to take care of their teenaged daughter Alex (AshleyJohnson) (Creator/AshleyJohnson) while she goes on honeymoon with her new husband. And Alex has a much-older boyfriend, who she's embarrassed to be with in her father's presence.
7th Sep '14 2:54:09 AM Morgenthaler
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* CerebusSyndrome: The movie pretty much drops the comedy in the last half-hour, which makes sense considering [[spoiler: he costs Darcy her job (and loses her in the process), Nick's daughter gets an unwanted advance at her prom, the file girl is missing, and he loses his powers. Everything works out, though.]]

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* CerebusSyndrome: The movie pretty much drops the comedy in the last half-hour, which makes sense considering [[spoiler: he costs Darcy her job (and loses her in the process), Nick's daughter gets an unwanted advance at her prom, the file girl is missing, missing and believed to have committed suicide, and he loses his powers. Everything works out, though.]]
11th Aug '14 5:15:44 PM eroock
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* IgnoredEnamoredUnderling: Erin.
25th Jul '14 10:52:27 AM jamespolk
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* AMindIsATerribleThingToRead: Nick thinks this way until he starts using it to get ahead at his job and improve his relationships with other women, including his daughter.


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* AMindIsATerribleThingToRead: Nick thinks this way until he starts using it to get ahead at his job and improve his relationships with other women, including his daughter.
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