What a Man Synopsis
A schoolteacher wants to learn how to be more macho after his girlfriend dumps him for a hunk.
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The New York Times

It may hit all-too-familiar notes, but its sureness of tone makes Mr. Schweighöfer a talent to watch.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
While the idea of a German romantic comedy may seem like an oxymoron, What a Man proves an amiable diversion that at least has the...
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50

Variety

By Ronnie Scheib
The leads jell well but the film overcompensates to justify their union, surrounding them with broadly drawn secondary characters presented...
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40

Village Voice

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Mostly harmless but also irksome in its bland simplicity, the film follows your average too-nice-for-his-own-good everyman who sets about...
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38

New York Post

By Farran Smith Nehme
The plot is predictable, as complications line up like jets awaiting takeoff. Even the camera work is predictable: The...
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30

Los Angeles Times

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With its stock characters and low-expectation high jinks, the German import What a Man could have been fabricated on the Hollywood rom-com...
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Rated R | For Language and Sexual Content