What Women Want (2011 film)

What Women Want is a 2011 Chinese-Hong Kong romantic action comedy film remake of the 2000 American film of the same name. The film stars Andy Lau and Gong Li. What Women Want was released in China on the 3 February 2011, the first day of Chinese New Year.

What Women Want
MandarinWǒ Zhī Nǚ Rén Xīn
CantoneseNgo2 Zi1 Neoi5 Jan2 Sam1
Directed byChen Daming
Produced byChen Daming
Don Yu
Screenplay byChen Daming
Based onWhat Women Want
StarringAndy Lau
Gong Li
Music byChristoper O'Young
CinematographyMax Wang
Edited byNelson Quan
Beijing Bona Film and Cultural Communication Co., Ltd
China Film Group Corporation
DMG Entertainment Group
Emperor Motion Pictures
Bona Entertainment Company Limited
Focus Film Limited
Distributed byBeijing Polybona Film Distribution Co. Ltd. (China)
Emperor Motion Pictures
Distribution Workshop (Hong Kong)
Release date
  • 3 February 2011 (2011-02-03) (China)
  • 17 February 2011 (2011-02-17) (Hong Kong)
Running time
115 minutes[1]
Hong Kong[1]
BudgetUS$5 million
Box officeUS$11.8 million[2]

The plot is a very close remake of the American version with some minor changes. The plot takes place mostly in an advertising company in Beijing, in which Lau plays a slick ad agency creative director who gets acquainted with his new talented competition, played by Gong. He is helped when he gets the ability to hear women's thoughts due to a freak accident.


  • Andy Lau as Sun Zigang
  • Gong Li as Li Yilong
  • Yuan Li as Yanni
  • Banny Chen as Xiao Fei
  • Hu Jing as Zhao Hung
  • Zhu Zhu as Xiao Wu
  • Li Chengru as CEO Dong
  • Anya Wu as Dong's wife
  • Osric Chau as Chen Erdong
  • Wang Deshun as Sun Meisheng
  • Chen Daming as Young Sun Meisheng
  • Mavis Pan as Pan's secretary
  • Russell Wong as Peter
  • Kelly Hu as Girl in Lotto Commercial
  • Ping Wong as Foo Ping Pong

See also


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