Movies like What Women Want 2000

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.

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1 The Bodyguard 1992

A former Secret Service agent grudgingly takes an assignment to protect a pop idol who's threatened by a crazed fan. At first, the safety-obsessed bodyguard and the self-indulgent diva totally clash. But before long, all that tension sparks fireworks of another sort, and the love-averse tough guy is torn between duty and romance.

Genres:

Thriller, Action, Drama, Music, Romance

Director:

Mick Jackson

Writer:

Lawrence Kasdan

Country:

United States of America
6.3

2 My Best Friend's Wedding 1997

When she receives word that her longtime platonic pal Michael O'Neal is getting married to debutante Kimberly Wallace, food critic Julianne Potter realizes her true feelings for Michael -- and sets out to sabotage the wedding.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

P.J. Hogan

Writer:

Ronald Bass

Country:

United States of America
6.3

3 French Kiss 1995

The plot involves a couple in love and one woman’s attempt to fly to Paris to get her lover back from a business trip and marry him. On the way she unknowingly smuggles something of value that has a petty thief chasing her across France as she chases after her future husband.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Lawrence Kasdan

Writer:

Adam Brooks

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
6.6

4 Rumor Has It... 2005

Sarah Huttinger's return home with her fiance convinces her that the sedate, proper, country-club lifestyle of her family isn't for her – and that maybe the Huttinger family isn't even hers – as she uncovers secrets that suggest the Huttingers are neither sedate nor proper.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Rob Reiner

Writer:

Ted Griffin (as T.M. Griffin)

Country:

United States of America
5.5

5 Ghost 1990

Sam Wheat is a banker, Molly Jensen is an artist, and the two are madly in love. However, when Sam is murdered by his friend and corrupt business partner Carl Bruner over a shady business deal, he is left to roam the earth as a powerless spirit. When he learns of Carl's betrayal, Sam must seek the help of psychic Oda Mae Brown to set things right and protect Molly from Carl and his goons.

Genres:

Fantasy, Drama, Thriller, Mystery, Romance

Director:

Jerry Zucker

Country:

United States of America
7

6 Six Days Seven Nights 1998

When Quinn, a grouchy pilot living the good life in the South Pacific, agrees to transfer a savvy fashion editor, Robin, to Tahiti, he ends up stranded on a deserted island with her after their plane crashes. The pair avoid each other at first, until they're forced to team up to escape from the island -- and some pirates who want their heads.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance

Director:

Ivan Reitman

Country:

United States of America
5.8

7 The Family Man 2000

Jack's lavish, fast-paced lifestyle changes one Christmas night when he stumbles into a grocery store holdup and disarms the gunman. The next morning he wakes up in bed lying next to Kate, his college sweetheart he left in order to pursue his career, and to the horrifying discovery that his former life no longer exists. As he stumbles through this alternate suburban universe, Jack finds himself at a crossroad where he must choose between his high-power career and the woman he loves.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance, Fantasy

Director:

Brett Ratner

Country:

United States of America
6.8

8 It Could Happen To You 1994

Charlie Lang is a simple, kindhearted New York City cop. When he realizes he has no money to tip waitress Yvonne Biasi, Lang offers her half the winnings of his lottery ticket. Amazingly, the ticket happens to be a winner, in the sum of $4 million. True to his word, Lang proceeds to share the prize money with Biasi, which infuriates his greedy wife, Muriel. Not content with the arrangement, Muriel begins scheming to take all the money.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Andrew Bergman

Writer:

Jane Anderson

Country:

United States of America
6.4

9 Something's Gotta Give 2003

Harry Sanborn is an aged music industry exec with a fondness for younger women like Marin, his latest trophy girlfriend. Things get a little awkward when Harry suffers a heart attack at the home of Marin's mother, Erica. Left in the care of Erica and his doctor, a love triangle starts to take shape.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy, Romance

Director:

Nancy Meyers

Writer:

Nancy Meyers

Country:

United States of America
6.7

10 Shall We Dance 2004

Upon first sight of a beautiful instructor, a bored and overworked estate lawyer signs up for ballroom dancing lessons.

Genres:

Drama, Romance, Comedy

Director:

Peter Chelsom

Writers:

Masayuki Suo, Audrey Wells (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
6.1

11 One Fine Day 1996

Melanie Parker, an architect and mother of Sammy, and Jack Taylor, a newspaper columnist and father of Maggie, are both divorced. They meet one morning when overwhelmed Jack is left unexpectedly with Maggie and forgets that Melanie was to take her to school. As a result, both children miss their school field trip and are stuck with the parents. The two adults project their negative stereotypes of ex-spouses on each other, but end up needing to rely on each other to watch the children as each must save his job. Humor is added by Sammy's propensity for lodging objects in his nose and Maggie's tendency to wander.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Michael Hoffman

Country:

United States of America
6.5

12 Meet Joe Black 1998

When the grim reaper comes to collect the soul of megamogul Bill Parrish, he arrives with a proposition: Host him for a "vacation" among the living in trade for a few more days of existence. Parrish agrees, and using the pseudonym Joe Black, Death begins taking part in Parrish's daily agenda and falls in love with the man's daughter. Yet when Black's holiday is over, so is Parrish's life.

Genres:

Fantasy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Martin Brest

Writers:

Ron Osborn (screenplay), Jeff Reno (screenplay) | 6 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.2

13 City Of Angels 1998

When guardian angel Seth -- who invisibly watches over the citizens of Los Angeles -- becomes captivated by Maggie, a strong-willed heart surgeon, he ponders trading in his pure, otherworldly existence for a mortal life with his beloved. The couple embarks on a tender but forbidden romance spanning heaven and Earth.

Genres:

Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Director:

Brad Silberling

Writers:

Wim Wenders (screenplay "Der Himmel über Berlin"), Peter Handke (screenplay "Der Himmel über Berlin") | 2 more credits »

Countries:

United States of America, Germany
6.7

14 40 Days And 40 Nights 2002

Matt Sullivan's last big relationship ended in disaster and ever since his heart's been aching and his commitment's been lacking. Then came Lent, that time of year when everybody gives something up. That's when Matt decides to go where no man's gone before and make a vow: No sex. Whatsoever. For 40 straight days. At first he has everything under control. That is until the woman of his dreams, Erica, walks into his life.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Michael Lehmann

Writer:

Rob Perez (as Robert Perez)

Countries:

United States of America, France, United Kingdom
5.6

15 The Whole Nine Yards 2000

After a mobster agrees to cooperate with an FBI investigation in order to stay out of prison, he's relocated by the authorities to a life of suburban anonymity as part of a witness protection program. It's not long before a couple of his new neighbours figure out his true identity and come knocking to see if he'd be up for one more hit—suburban style.

Genres:

Comedy, Crime

Director:

Jonathan Lynn

Writer:

Mitchell Kapner

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
6.7

16 The Lake House 2006

A lonely doctor who once occupied an unusual lakeside home begins exchanging love letters with its former resident, a frustrated architect. They must try to unravel the mystery behind their extraordinary romance before it's too late.

Genres:

Romance, Drama, Mystery

Director:

Alejandro Agresti

Writers:

David Auburn (screenplay), Eun-Jeong Kim (motion picture "Siworae") | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.8

17 Serendipity 2001

Although strangers Sara and Jonathan are both already in relationships, they realize they have genuine chemistry after a chance encounter – but part company soon after. Years later, they each yearn to reunite, despite being destined for the altar. But to give true love a chance, they have to find one another again.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance, Drama

Director:

Peter Chelsom

Writer:

Marc Klein

Country:

United States of America
6.9

18 Notting Hill 1999

William Thacker is a London bookstore owner whose humdrum existence is thrown into romantic turmoil when famous American actress Anna Scott appears in his shop. A chance encounter over spilled orange juice leads to a kiss that blossoms into a full-blown affair. As the average bloke and glamorous movie star draw closer and closer together, they struggle to reconcile their radically different lifestyles in the name of love.

Genres:

Romance, Comedy, Drama

Director:

Roger Michell

Writer:

Richard Curtis

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
7.1

19 The Holiday 2006

Two women, one from the United States and one from the United Kingdom, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends. Each woman finds romance with a local man but realizes that the imminent return home may end the relationship.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Nancy Meyers

Writer:

Nancy Meyers

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
6.9

20 A Good Year 2006

Failed London banker Max Skinner inherits his uncle's vineyard in Provence, where he spent many childhood holidays. Upon his arrival, he meets a woman from California who tells Max she is his long-lost cousin and that the property is hers.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Ridley Scott

Writers:

Marc Klein (screenplay), Peter Mayle (novel)

Country:

United States of America
7

21 Hitch 2005

Dating coach Alex 'Hitch' Hitchens mentors a bumbling client, Albert, who hopes to win the heart of the glamorous Allegra Cole. While Albert makes progress, Hitch faces his own romantic setbacks when proven techniques fail to work on Sara Melas, a tabloid reporter digging for dirt on Allegra Cole's love life. When Sara discovers Hitch's connection to Albert – now Allegra's boyfriend – it threatens to destroy both relationships.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Andy Tennant

Writer:

Kevin Bisch

Country:

United States of America
6.6

22 Face/off 1997

An antiterrorism agent goes under the knife to acquire the likeness of a terrorist and gather details about a bombing plot. When the terrorist escapes custody, he undergoes surgery to look like the agent so he can get close to the agent's family.

Genres:

Action, Crime, Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

John Woo

Country:

United States of America
7.3

23 Speed 1994

Los Angeles SWAT cop Jack Traven is up against bomb expert Howard Payne, who's after major ransom money. First it's a rigged elevator in a very tall building. Then it's a rigged bus--if it slows, it will blow, bad enough any day, but a nightmare in LA traffic. And that's still not the end.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Crime

Director:

Jan de Bont

Writer:

Graham Yost

Country:

United States of America
7.2

24 As Good As It Gets 1997

New York City. Melvin Udall, a cranky, bigoted, obsessive-compulsive writer, finds his life turned upside down when neighboring gay artist Simon is hospitalized and his dog is entrusted to Melvin. In addition, Carol, the only waitress who will tolerate him, must leave work to care for her sick son, making it impossible for Melvin to eat breakfast.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

James L. Brooks

Writers:

Mark Andrus (story), Mark Andrus (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.7