What Women Want

What Women Want

  • 2000
  • 127 min
  • USA
  • comedy, romance

Advertising executive Nick Marshall is as cocky as they come, but what happens to a chauvinistic guy when he can suddenly hear what women are thinking? Nick gets passed over for a promotion, but after an accident enables him to hear women's thoughts, he puts his newfound talent to work against Darcy, his new boss, who seems to be infatuated with him.

Director: Nancy Meyers

Screenwriters: Josh Goldsmith,

Stars: Mel Gibson, Helen Hunt, Marisa Tomei

Even though Gibson is a good sport in his role, What Women Want is a rather conventional, fluffy comedy-romance that doesn't make good use of its premise.


  • Nancy Meyers
    Nancy Meyers

    Nancy Jane Meyers (born December 8, 1949) is an American film director, producer and screenwriter. She is the writer, producer and director of several big-screen successes, including The Parent Trap (1998), Something's Gotta Give (2003), The Holiday (2006), and It's Complicated (2009). Her second solo venture,

Main Cast


Producer: Nancy Meyers, Matt Williams, Susan Cartsonis, Bruce Davey, Gina Matthews

Editor: Thomas J. Nordberg, Stephen A. Rotter

Casting: Deborah Aquila, Howard Feuer

Director Of Photography: Dean Cundey

Original Music Composer: Alan Silvestri

Costume Design: Ellen Mirojnick

Executive Producer: Carmen Finestra, Stephen McEveety, David McFadzean

Production Design: Jon Hutman


Tagline: He has the power to hear everything women are thinking. Finally... a man is listening.

Genres: comedy, romance


Year: 2000

Runtime: 127 min

Country: USA

Language: English, French

Color: Color

Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1